Susan Meissner

About me

I write fiction that is a blend of historical and contemporary.

From my website

The TBR tower just got taller

Paging through the current issue of Publishers Weekly and browsing all the books that lucky BEA attendees can get their hands on made me wish I was a bookseller with a cute little bookshop on a gentrified old street, and this not for the first time. If I owned a bookstore, I’d…

Sometimes the movie, sometimes the book

I used to be of the camp that the book is always better than the movie — always. But I’m starting to realize that moviemakers have done their homework over the last 20 years; they now insist on compelling scripts and better attention to detail, nuances, and characterization. Coupled with…

Books I am dying to read this spring

Okay, so I am not literally dying but I do sense a terrible longing to fling all responsibility aside today, buy these five books and and do nothing but sit outside with iced coffee and read them to my heart’s content. And let’s not even discuss the ToBeRead ladder to the…

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