Sandie Nygaard is a part-time C.P.A, a part-time writer and a full-time mom. Her writing focuses on the quirks and quibbles of small town life. She came by her experience honestly, living most of her childhood in rural towns with populations of less than 6,000. When she moved to Corvallis, Oregon (population 30,000) to attend college, she saw stop lights and buildings with elevators and thought she’d arrived in the big city.
Her heart still resides in the country, but life has deposited her into the suburban wastelands east of Seattle. Writing, the proximity to hiking and skiing, and the discovery of Thai food have all worked to ease her transition to suburbia. Although this is her first novel, her short stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers.
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The Elm Street Ladies Tea and Wine Society
Sara runs from the garden Nazi living next door, June stalks the night streets attempting to avert environmental disaster, and Jean cinches her seat belt, hoping it will help her survive driver’s education. Come meet the misfit inhabitants of Cedarville, Washington, population, 4,601. These fun-filled stories are filled with the warmth, humor and eccentricities of life in small town America.
Jonathan's First Wedding
The Robertson family hasn’t had a normal wedding since…well… never. So when Jonathan’s sister, Susan, announces her engagement, her family launches an attempt to plan the perfect day. But the wacky wedding gene runs deep, and careful arrangements soon go hopelessly awry. When the bride finally walks down the aisle, it’s love –along with a little confusion – that rules the day.
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