BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank will celebrate the release of her newest book, “Same Beach, Next Year,” with signings, lectures and Q&A sessions for devoted fans. These events will be held at multiple Books-A-Million stores, beginning at the Columbia, South Carolina Books-A-Million on Wednesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. Frank will then journey to the Books-A-Million in Aiken, South Carolina for a signing on Sunday, May 21 at 1 p.m., greeting fans for a third chapter of the tour in Birmingham, Alabama at Books-A-Million on Monday, May 22 at 7 p.m. Guests are encouraged to purchase the book in advance at the respective store, after its release date on May 16, to attend.
Returning readers to her beloved lowcountry of South Carolina, Dorothea Benton Frank engages fans in this bewitching story of marriage, love, family and friendship. In the fashion of a classic romance novel, the story finds two former sweethearts faced with their past, each other and their spouses. What follows is a tale of enduring friendship that will weather the tests of time. Infused with warm and engaging earthy humor and a generous heart, this book is a must read for long summer days that sing of nostalgia and the ever-enduring power of the heart.
Born and raised on the coast of South Carolina on Sullivan’s Island, Frank’s literary history returns readers to her roots with the bestselling Lowcountry Tales series, which includes “Sullivan’s Island” and “Plantation.” Multiple titles by Frank, including favorites such as “Porch Lights,” “The Hurricane Sisters” and “All Summer Long,” have been added to the New York Times bestseller lists. When not greeting fans or writing novels, Frank divides her free time between the lowcountry of South Carolina and New Jersey.
For more information on this exclusive event and to purchase the book after its May 16 release date, please visit booksamillion.com.
Books-A-Million, headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., is the second largest chain of bookstores in the United States. Books-A-Million got its start in 1917 as a magazine stand in Florence, Ala., and now operates over 250 stores in 32 states as well as an online store at booksamillion.com. While Books-A-Million’s presence has grown, the goal has remained the same: to serve each community with the best selection of books, toys, tech and more, all at great prices. Find the nearest Books-A-Million at booksamillion.com/storefinder.