Browseabout Books and MERR Institute will host a ticketed luncheon with author Mary Alice Monroe at noon May 31 at the Crab House, 19598 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach.

Proceeds will benefit the Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation Institute.

Monroe is celebrating the release of her latest book, “Beach House Reunion,” which takes readers back to the shores of Monroe’s “Beach House” series.

Tickets are $55 and include lunch, a copy of the book, a canvas bag and gratuity.

To register, call 226-2665 no later than May 28.

For more, visit maryalicemonroe.com, browseaboutbooks.com and merrinstitute.org.