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Susan Blexrud

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in Cincinnati, Ohio, The United States
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Susan Blexrud grew up in Orlando, Florida, and now divides her time between Orlando and Asheville, North Carolina, with her husband of 35 years, John, who proposed to her on New Year’s Eve 1985 on the Venice-Simplon Orient Express, halfway between Paris and Vienna. Their son Chris is a lawyer in New Orleans, and daughter Allison is a nanny in Asheville. Susan has an energetic Papillon named Boo. She is an avid reader, walker, and aqua aerobics enthusiast. She enjoys quilting, bird watching, and keeping up with her French lessons.

Susan holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Central Florida, and a master’s degree in Media Studies from Webster University, St. Louis.

For 30 years, she was a public relations professional
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After The Silent Patient, this book was a big disappointment. It seemed as though the unlikable protagonist was forever running away from someone. And really, for a psychotherapist she didn't read people well. That group therapy session with the Maid ...more
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A memoir like no other. Hard work and tenacity certainly paid off for Matthew, and there's a valuable lesson here for those who think they can skate by on their looks, though I wonder how far Matthew would have gotten without them. All in all, a wond ...more
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Loved the storytelling. Got a bit long for me, though. Had a Jane Austen moment, wanting to slap the characters for being so obtuse. But all in all, a delightful read.
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The Secret Keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi
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As much as I loved The Henna Artist, I believe I liked The Secret Keeper of Jaipur even more. Alka Joshi's deeply drawn characters are even more real and endearing in this book. Though they're not perfect. They exhibit human flaws and yearnings that ...more
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Susan Blexrud You're welcome. I look forward to sharing books with you.


Dahlia (yadkny) Hi Susan!
Thanks for the friending:)


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