Thursday, July 29, 2010

What is Nancy Thayer reading?

The current featured contributor at Writers Read: Nancy Thayer, author of the newly released Beachcombers.

Her entry begins:
Richard Russo is my newest own personal literary discovery. This winter I read That Old Cape Magic, which is a wonderful book about relationships, funny and profound, so I bought Empire Falls, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize, and devoured that. Now I'm reading The Risk Pool. His books are full and his heart is...[read on]
Nancy Thayer is the New York Times bestselling author of 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, and Summer House. She lives on Nantucket.

The Page 69 Test: Summer House.

Among the early praise for Beachcombers:
"To quote some really old, really good Lionel Richie, Nancy Thayer’s newest novel, Beachcombers, is easy like a Sunday morning. It’s the kind of book you can trust to fulfill all your expectations; it will leave you feeling optimistic and satisfied. It is a cinnamon-colored cat kind of a novel; it is a hot mug of ginger tea kind of a novel."
--Elin Hilderbrand, author of The Island

"Thayer gives readers a charming summer read, filled with family and love."
Read an excerpt from Beachcombers, and learn more about the book and author at Nancy Thayer's website.

Writers Read: Nancy Thayer.

--Marshal Zeringue