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Nancy Thayer

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Author Nancy Thayer was born in Emporia, Kansas on December 14, 1943. She attended the University of Wichita and received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in English literature. She taught freshmen English at various colleges and wrote fiction during her free time. Some of her short näytä lisää stories were accepted by various college literary reviews. Her first novel Stepping was published in 1980 and was adapted into a BBC radio series. Since then, she has written numerous books including Moon Shell Beach, The Hot Flash Club, The Hot Flash Club Strikes Again, Hot Flash Holidays, The Hot Flash Club Chills Out, Between Husbands and Friends, The Island House and Beachcombers. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Sisältää nimet: Nancy Thayer, Nancy PBS W Thayer

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Tekijän teokset

Beachcombers (2010) 447 kappaletta
Kuumien aaltojen kerho (2003) 402 kappaletta
Summer House (2009) 359 kappaletta
Island Girls (2013) 327 kappaletta
Heat Wave (2011) 321 kappaletta
Moon Shell Beach (2008) 305 kappaletta
The Guest Cottage (2015) 286 kappaletta
Summer Breeze (2012) 261 kappaletta
Nantucket Sisters (2014) 258 kappaletta
Secrets in Summer (2017) 223 kappaletta
A Nantucket Wedding: A Novel (2018) 203 kappaletta
The Island House (2016) 198 kappaletta
The Hot Flash Club Strikes Again (2004) 193 kappaletta
Let It Snow (2019) 165 kappaletta
Hot Flash Holidays (2005) 163 kappaletta
Surfside Sisters (2019) 162 kappaletta
The Hot Flash Club Chills Out (2006) 160 kappaletta
Girls of Summer (2020) 151 kappaletta
A Nantucket Christmas: A Novel (2013) 150 kappaletta
Family Reunion: A Novel (2021) 126 kappaletta
An Island Christmas: A Novel (2014) 111 kappaletta
An Act of Love (1997) 103 kappaletta
Belonging (1674) 99 kappaletta
Vedenjakajalla (1981) 95 kappaletta
Everlasting (1813) 89 kappaletta
Summer Love (2022) 84 kappaletta
Custody (2001) 83 kappaletta
Stepping (1980) 66 kappaletta
All the Days of Summer: A Novel (2023) 60 kappaletta
Family Secrets (1993) 60 kappaletta
Nell (1799) 56 kappaletta
A Very Nantucket Christmas (2015) 51 kappaletta
Morning (1988) 50 kappaletta
Spirit Lost (1988) 45 kappaletta
My Dearest Friend (1989) 44 kappaletta
Bodies and Souls (1983) 31 kappaletta
Brisa De Verano (2013) 1 kappale
Beach House 1 kappale
Saaretüdrukud : [romaan] (2019) 1 kappale
Orchideenträume. (1996) 1 kappale

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Syntymäaika
1943
Sukupuoli
female
Kansalaisuus
USA
Syntymäpaikka
Emporia, Kansas
Suhteet
Wilde, Samantha (daughter)

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Really disliked this book. Ridiculous, childish, whining characters who never grew.
 
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ellink | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 22, 2024 |
This is the first book I've read by this author. I enjoyed it very much! I love Christmas stories and this had Christmas and a wedding!
Jilly is preparing for hee daughter, Felicia's wedding. She was hoping for an elaborate affair but Felicia and her fiance Archie prefer a simple ceremony. Jilly must give up her idea of the "perfect " wedding and Christmas and just enjoy the season.
 
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Sassyjd32 | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 22, 2023 |
Don’t bother with this one.

The characters are unimaginative, stereotypical and obnoxious and the story is trite and predictable. I was so annoyed by the end I was audibly groaning. If I wasn’t reading this for a competition where my team would have lost points I would have abandoned it hours ago.
 
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Danielle.Desrochers | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 10, 2023 |
Book on CD narrated by Cassandra Campbell

A novel that explores what a woman’s “second act” might look like. Heather Willette has led a good life in Concord, Massachusetts: a husband, a son, a large Victorian house she inherited from her grandmother and has lovingly restored. But as her son is about to graduate from college, she realizes her marriage has pretty much ended. She rents a cottage on Nantucket for the summer to have time to herself to think on what she wants for this next chapter in her life. And then her son announces that he is NOT going to be working with his dad in the family’s hardware store. Instead, he is moving to Nantucket to take a job with his girlfriend’s father.

I enjoy Thayer’s novels. They usually feature a woman in her middle years, finding new purpose as her children are leaving the nest. Heather keeps to her stated purpose of figuring out what SHE wants next; she walks the beach, adopts a stray dog, improves her rented cottage, joins a bridge club, takes on a part-time job, and begins to make friends. But, of course, there are bumps in the road – Kailee (the girlfriend) is a spoiled brat, self-centered and immature, and her mother, Evelyn, is practically Nantucket royalty (she certainly acts like it).

Will everything work out? Well, there are no pretty ribbons tied around a perfect ending here, another thing I like about Thayer’s books. But there is positive movement and hope for a splendid future.

It's a fast, fun, enjoyable read. Perfect for the beach, or anytime you want to just relax and enjoy the experience.

Cassandra Campbell does a fine job of narrating the audiobook. She sets a good pace and I like how she interprets these characters. 4**** for her narration.
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BookConcierge | 1 muu arvostelu | Sep 10, 2023 |

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6,126
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#4,018
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½ 3.5
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417
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422
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