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Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch- 5+/5 stars

--Be aware you will be hungry while reading this for all things Italian-- hehe

For the book blurb click Here

This book was such an awesome easy cute summer read.
I read it while on holidays sitting by a pool and it was just perfection!

I loved the Italian feel, the history, the experience that the author gave the reader by submitting the characters to it. I have been to Italy and Florence and I felt back there while reading. It was really well written and well portrayed.

The character growth and development was amazing as well. All characters have so much story and background to them. In the end of the book you feel a connection to all main characters and I for one always find that an incredible talent on an authors part.

I also thought the author dealt with grief really well. And more than that, the author managed to make the subject not sound or feel heavy on the reader. There is something to be said of an author that can perfectly capture emotions such as grief and loss and still somehow manage to make the story feel and sound light hearted. That was some impressive work.

Now, don't go into this book expecting some grown up and sophisticated book/writing style. This is an easy summer read and nothing more. It does not advertise itself as more either. If you don't usually enjoy easy going and simple written romances chances are you will not love this either.

And lets not forget to mention this shocker: This was a debut novel! Say what?!?!?!?!?! This author has some grand future ahead making my summers shine brighter 😀



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