Book Review of The Mermaid Chair

The Mermaid Chair
The Mermaid Chair
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
Book Type: Paperback
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I waited for the release of this book with great anticipation, after reading Sue Monk Kidd's previous book (The Secret Life of Bees.) The Mermaid Chair didn't quite live up to my expectations (which were, admittedly, high.) This is still a solid book that held my interest to the end. I was impressed with the characterization, but a little disappointed in the development of the relationship between the main character (Jessie) and Whit, the seminary student with whom she has an affair. Not a dealbreaker though, in my opinion.