Mount Pleasant Magazine March/April 2023

58 www. ReadMPM. com | www.MountPl easantMagaz i ne. com | www.MountPl easantPodcas t . com feature Right off the main highway, tucked into the corner of a shopping center in Litchfield, I spotted it. We made the U-turn and flew into the parking lot with purpose. I get a little amped about books… Inside, I found a host of local authors (Grady Hendrix, Mary Alice Monroe, Dottie Benton Frank, etc.) and beach reads, but also some bestsellers. I was even surprised to find an ample children’s section of much the same. The staff beamed with Southern hospitality that was beyond genuine. I didn’t announce myself. I never revealed that I was planning to write an article about my day. However, they treated me as if they knew. I purchased “Surviving Savannah” by Lowcountry author Patti Henry for myself and “Tales of Litchfield Beach” by Pawleys Island’s Jim Dyson for my daughter. If you decide to make your way up the coast or find yourself in