“Nancy Thayer’s gift for reaching the emotional core of her characters is captivating.”
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Fri Oct 24th, 2014

Book Loon says: "Nancy Thayer writes heartwarming novels set on Nantucket. They are wise, sentimental, and often humorous, and this small holiday offering, An Island Christmas, blends all three beautifully." To see what inspired this novel, go to my website and sign up for my newsletter, which I'm sending out today. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thu Oct 23rd, 2014

Yes, Jackie Bensley, in a state far away, in a time long long ago, I had polled Herefords, who were my babies. They inspired much of Fanny Anderson in my novel Morning. I miss them, still. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Wed Oct 22nd, 2014

Re my post on my personal page which I can't figure out to share about "All About that Bass": And yet I must add--I love the song, but why is "Bass" pronounced "Bace"? The English language is so confusing. Lace, face, race, why isn't "Bass" in music pronounced "Bace"? Is there any other English word spelled -ass that isn't pronounced like -ass? Pass, mass, lass. . . How will I sleep tonight? ... See MoreSee Less

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Wed Oct 22nd, 2014

My friends in Canada, I am thinking of you now. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tue Oct 21st, 2014

On this rainy day, I’m reading this cozy village mystery. It’s full of delicious and sly wit, such as: “Max, trying to relax, had been watching a BBC show on the Great Wall of China, back-to-back with a reprise of the Medici reign, a comparison which served to highlight both man’s inhumanity to man as well as his endless inventiveness when it came to headgear.” ... See MoreSee Less

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