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Sarah McCoy

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SARAH McCOY is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of the novels The Baker's Daughter, The Time It Snowed In Puerto Rico and Grand Central.

The Baker's Daughter was praised as "a beautiful heart-breaking gem of a novel" by Tatiana de Rosnay and "a thoughtful reading experience indeed" by Chris Bohjalian. The Baker's Daughter was a Doubleday/Literary Guild Book Club selection and a Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Best Historical Fiction in 2012. Sarah has taught writing at Old Dominion University and at the University of Texas at El Paso. The daughter of an army officer, her family was stationed in Germany during her childhood. She currently lives with her husband and dog, Gilbert, in El Paso, Texas, where she is...more


Book 3 has me transported to its fictional territory until completion in early summer.

Book 3 has me transported to its fictional territory until completion in early summer.


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Let me start by wishing you all a beautiful, blessed and prosperous 2013! What a tremendous year 2012 was for us— a whirlwind of THE BAKER’S DAUGHTER magic that took me from Boston to Santa Cruz to the bestsellers list in Amsterdam. I can’t thank you each and all enough for your enduring s...

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The Baker's Daughter
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" Fascinating story, though I can see why it would make some uncomfortable. Written from [primarily] two viewpoints, that of Reba, a journalist determined to get a German Christmas story, and Elsie, the woman she wishes write the article about, who... " Read more of this review »
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" I really expected it to be just another book about WWII. Same story different characters. But, it was much more. Great read. "
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" Loved this book- the emotional, historical and current event connections were all wrapped up nicely into a well-written book! "
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" I was really impressed with this book. The WWII story which takes place in Garmisch and is centered around Elsie Schmidt who is naïve teenager who is deeply affected by the war. Elsie is confused, craves attention but knows she is not in love with... " Read more of this review »
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message 6: by Donna

Donna Sarah:
Thanks for friending me on Goodreads.


Savannah Sarah, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah

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message 4: by Beth

Beth Hi Sarah,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow author on Goodreads!
- Beth


message 3: by Billy

Billy Chitwood Sarah,
Thanks for being a friend...many of my childhood memories come from a small hamlet on the Tennessee side of the Kentucky border. My new book, "The Cracked Mirror, Reflections..." portray some of those pastoral days. Hope we can stay in touch.
My very best wishes,
Billy Ray


message 2: by Sarah

Sarah McCoy Will do, Lisa. Thanks so much! I look forward to reading "Shanghai Girls" and hope our paths may cross some day. In the meantime, take care and be safe in your travels!

All my bests, Sarah


message 1: by Lisa

Lisa See Congratulations on the publicatio of you first novel! That's HUGE! You asked about doing events. Just be yourself -- true and honest. People will respond to that.


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