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    Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead

    • Gumbeaux MoMo

      SEATING ARRANGEMENTS Debut author Maggie Shipstead’s social satire about a three-day wedding weekend in New England would make a great indie film — adulterous father of the bride, flirty bridesmaid, doting mom, and all. A slow build teases you toward not just a satisfying ending, but an understanding of why people chase love.

    • Julie Rooney

      Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead. Told from the wry perspective of the father of the (very pregnant) bride, this spice debut tracks the goings-on at a Cape Cod wedding where endless drama unfolds.

    • Carrie Strohl

      must read: Seating Arrangements, Maggie Shipstead's debut novel, tells the story of a dysfunctional wedding weekend and complicated relationships. She blends social satire with a creative plot that covers love, desire, infidelity, and the risk of living a false life.

    • St. Johns County Public Library System

      Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead. A deliciously absorbing social comedy, set on an exclusive island off Cape Cod, that tracks a catastrophic three-day wedding weekend with an irresistible mix of wit and tenderness--a pitch-perfect debut from a hugely talented young writer.

    • CGS Library

      Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead. "Maggie Shipstead’s irresistible social satire, set on an exclusive New England island over a wedding weekend in June, provides a deliciously biting glimpse into the lives of the well-bred and ill-behaved."

    • Elise Burditt

      Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead. I liked this- quick and entertaining read about a family wedding in New England.

    • Melissa Bedolla

      ‘Seating Arrangements’ tracks a series of domestic disasters during a wedding weekend on New England island - Books - The Boston Globe Sounds like a winner for the beach next week!

    • Melissa Ferrari

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