Author Archives: bseat

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

In an unnamed country in the midst of civil unrest, two young people meet. Fiercely independent, modern and sensual, Nadia, and gentle, protective and reserved, Saeed.  Two people who are drawn to each other by the very things that are … Continue reading

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The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

Twenty eight years ago Charlie and Samantha Quinn had no bigger worries than learning how to pass the baton between them as they practiced for a relay race for a school track meet. Twenty eight years ago, their mother, Gamma, … Continue reading

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Less by Andrew Greer

In the midst of all the wedding preparations and the onslaught of family descending, I still tried to sneak in time for reading.  It takes a pretty interesting book to stand up to that kind of competition but Less by … Continue reading

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After the Wedding!

I missed my regular posting day on Friday because we were decorating the church. Now that the wedding is over and I have a little bit of time, I thought I would update you with some pictures! All those bins … Continue reading

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Wedding Central-Eight More Days to the Big Day!

Usually I try to get my book reviews done ahead of time when I know that I am going to be busy.  But this time,  preparing for the June 30 wedding of Daughter Number 2, things just got away from … Continue reading

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The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

When you are in the hands of a master story teller you can feel it! You are able to relax into the story and trust that the author will guide you through even the most fantastical of  tales. Arden is … Continue reading

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The Dry by Jane Harper

I have never lived in a small town, but my grandparents did. I remember asking my grandmother about the neighbors next door or the people we met on the street or in the little grocery store.  What fascinated me is … Continue reading

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