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Now available for the first time as an eBook this beloved novel by New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer tells the uplifting story of a single mom seeking independence and struggling to find her way Nell St John is not living the life she imagined for herself not by a long shot She was once a glamorous young actress married to influential director Marlow St John Together the A list couple was the toast of the town But then Marlow's star fades and tensions at home skyrocket Marlow takes up with another woman and abandons Nell leaving her to pay the bills and raise their two boisterous young children A s. Nell is the third novel that I have read by Nancy Thayer who is known as the ueen of beach reads Without realizing it I read Nell right after reading Elin Hilderbrand s Summer of 69 both novels are set on NantucketI am finding Thayer s novels to be uneven as far as depth and reader satisfaction are concerned Her character description and dialogue are consistently well done but there is something lacking for me in some of her storiesIn this novel Nell the main character is lonely and dissatisfied with her life and tries to remedy what is lacking with seuential relationships with men who are readily available to her due to her ability to attract However time after time she makes poor choices and the relationships don t work out After a while I became frustrated with her inappropriate alliancesI also have an odd criticism of this novel which is that Thayer includes mentions of vomiting excessively I can t imagine why an editor wouldn t have discouraged that

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Nell by Nancy Thayer

Nantucket Sisters Praise for the novels of Nancy Thayer The ueen of beach books The Star Ledger Thayer has a deep and masterly understanding of love and friendship of where the two complement and where they collide Elin Hilderbrand Thayer's gift for reaching the emotional core of her characters is captivating Houston Chronicle One of my favorite writers Susan Wiggs Thayer portrays beautifully the small moments inside stories and shared histories that build families The Miami Herald Thayer's sense of place is powerful and her words are hung together the way my grandmother used to tat lace Dorothea Benton Frank.. Excellent book even though it doesn t have the picture perfect ending Still an interesting journey through a woman s life marriage divorce children jobs friends lovers Nell manages to survive it all with a sense of humor even when the man she loves turns out to be selfish and self centered

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Tring of attractive suitors is not the answer to her lack of fulfillment but what is When she's offered a job at a posh clothing boutiue on Nantucket Nell uproots her young family and moves to the island Soon her college age ex stepdaughter Clary who has her own romantic troubles moves in with her and Clary and Nell fall in love with island life and its gentler pace Nell also captures the attention of an eccentric man about town And in that carefree romantic summer of tender passion she looks within and discovers much than she ever dreamed possible Includes a captivating preview of Nancy Thayer's upcoming novel. A true storyteller


10 thoughts on “Nell by Nancy Thayer

  1. says:

    Nell St John is not happy with the way her life is going not by a long shot She was once a glamorous young actress married to an influential director Marlow St John Together they were the toast of the town an A list couple destined fo

  2. says:

    Self Sufficient Nell was a survivor She didn't always get what she wanted but she was a survivor and knew what her priorities wereShe loved her children and always put their needs first

  3. says:

    Nell is the third novel that I have read by Nancy Thayer who is known as the ueen of beach reads Without realizing it I read Nell right after reading Elin Hilderbrand's Summer of '69; both novels are set on NantucketI am finding Thayer's novels to be uneven as far as depth and reader satisfaction are concerned H

  4. says:

    Not as good as her later books I am not sure why I didn’t like it as much as her other books but I found mystic speed reading through it

  5. says:

    A true storyteller

  6. says:

    Nell and Marlow St John had been a golden couple he a famous director and she a talented actress Could their life get any better? But then the children came along First Jeremy and two years later HannahLife gradually changed for th

  7. says:

    nell by nancy thayer woman lives on nantucket island after college she marries a leading manand raises her children he leaves her for another an

  8. says:

    Excellent book even though it doesn't have the picture perfect ending Still an interesting journey through a woman's life marriage divorce child

  9. says:

    This was the 2nd book by Nancy Thayer that I read in the mid eighties and the first one taking place on Nantucket my favorite place on earthBeautiful love story and description of Nantucket

  10. says:

    This book could of ended in a variety of different waysin the end I enjoyed the outcome Dived into Nell's story straight from page one and kept me entertained page after page