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Samantha Verant

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Samantha Vérant is a travel addict, a self-professed oenophile, and a determined, if occasionally unconventional, French chef. Over the years, she’s visited many different countries, lived in many places, and worked many jobs— always on the search for the one thing that truly excited her. Then, one day, she found everything she’s been looking for: a passion for the written word and true love. Writing not only enabled her to open her heart, it led her to southwestern France, where she’s now married to a sexy French rocket scientist she met over twenty years ago, a stepmom to two incredible kids, and the adoptive mother to one ridiculously adorable Charteux cat. When she’s not trekking from Provence to the Pyrénées, tasting wine in American-s
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Hey all, it's me, Sam! I haven't been blogging much (I've been busy writing and editing my next book(s)– more news on that later), but I wanted to share something IMPORTANT with you. Believe me, I'm not tooting my own horn. I'd just like to think if more people acted with kindness...the world would become a less hate-filled place. I'm a firm believer in opening my heart and my horizons. I've m... Read more of this blog post »
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If you've ever dreamed about living in Paris- Laura brings out the truth of this fantasy in her beautiful memoir- and she doesn't let go. Paris is a full on tug of war with the senses- dirty and clean, romantic and not. The city, for those who live t ...more
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"In her latest memoir, we join Laura and French boyfriend Franck as they return from Montreal to Paris, where Laura is about to embark on a year at the Sorbonne, studying French medieval literature. Before the term begins they need to find somewher..." Read more of this review »
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"This is a beautiful memoir that should be on every woman's 'to read' list. This book stands alone, but also compliments Samantha Verant's first memoir, 'Seven Letters from Paris.' I would personally recommend reading them both. Samantha bravely fo..." Read more of this review »
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Through steps and more than a few missteps, DeRoche opens up her heart on the pages of this soul-searching quest to find tranquility in this crazy, and oftentimes, maddening world of ours. Brave and honest, DeRoche guides us down a path of “only havi ...more
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Part coming-of-age story, part exposé on the behind the scenes workings of the restaurant industry, Sweetbitter is a wickedly delicious, page turning read told with a powerful voice.
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“Se a vida era a soma das escolhas que eu tinha feito, eu apenas teria de tomar decisões melhores.”
Samantha Verant, Seven Letters from Paris

“Nunca deixo as pequenas coisas da vida me incomodarem, especialmente as coisas que eu não posso mudar.”
Samantha Verant, Seven Letters from Paris

“Mas ali estava eu, no sofá, me perguntando o que tinha acontecido, tentando entender em que momento tudo o que eu tinha sonhado um dia simplesmente tinha dado errado.”
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