⥢ Advantages of reading Love & Gelato ⦶ Ebook Author Jenna Evans Welch 䋡 ⥢ Advantages of reading Love & Gelato ⦶ Ebook Author Jenna Evans Welch 䋡 Gr 7 UpCarolina, who prefers Lina, is learning how to cope with her mother s death from pancreatic cancer in a new city and countryFlorence, Italy Thanks to a journal left behind from her mother, Lina embarks on an adventure to discover how choices impact love, friendships, and hope The novel is fast paced, with plenty of grin inducing moments Readers might be frustrated by Lina s occasional inattentiveness to her new environment, but the writing has charm and contains generous sprinkles of Italian commands and phrases Lina s capacity for and understanding of love transform beautifully over the course of the novel the book is not solely about her personal romance but also other characters interwoven love stories VERDICT A good addition for teens with wanderlust.Briana Moore, School Library JournalGr 7 UpCarolina, who prefers Lina, is learning how to copewith her mothers death from pancreatic cancer in a new city and countryFlorence,Italy Thanks to a journal left behind from her mother, Lina embarks on anadventure to discover how choices impact love, friendships, and hope The novelis fast paced, with plenty of grin inducing moments Readers might befrustrated by Linas occasional inattentiveness to her new environment, but thewriting has charm and contains generous sprinkles of Italian commands andphrases Linas capacity for and understanding of love transform beautifullyover the course of the novel the book is not solely about her personal romancebut also other characters interwoven love stories VERDICTA good addition for teens with wanderlust.Briana Moore, SchoolLibrary Journal School Library Journal December 2015 Her life already upended by hermother s short illness and death, Lina, 16, moves to Tuscany to live with thefather she s never met Lina s repulsed to discover that her father, Howard, isthe caretaker of a World War II cemetery in Italy She s had enough of death,thanks, and doesn t need to see all those crosses outside her bedroom window.Determined not to stay, Lina secures a promise from her best friend, Addie, tohelp her return to Seattle But as readers probably know by now, Tuscany is irresistible.Soon Lina s seduced by its rolling hills and Florence s myriad beauties andattractions Gelato and a guy play their parts Lorenzo, known as Ren, ahandsome, half Italian, half American neighbor, attends the school she ll beenrolled in if she stays He introduces her to classmates who welcome her intotheir close knit posse, including a wealthyand hotBrit, Thomas Howard provesboth likable and an ideal parentcaring but not hovering Why her mother nevermentioned him until she became ill, and why Lina looks nothing like him, remainmysteries she s determined to solve The journal her mother mailed toItalydetailing her own year in Florence as a photography studentholds somebut not all the answers Lina narrates in a breezy style, her mother s journalentries interwoven to provide revelations at carefully paced intervals.Seasoned with luscious descriptions of Renaissance architecture and Italianfood, a sure bet for fans of romance fiction and armchair travel Fiction.12 16 Kirkus Reviews 1 1 16 Linas capacity for and understanding of love transform beautifullyover the course of the novel the book is not solely about her personal romance but also other characters interwoven love stories A good addition for teens with wanderlust School Library Journal Lina narrates in a breezy style, her mother s journal entries interwoven to provide revelations at carefully paced intervals.Seasoned with luscious descriptions of Renaissance architecture and Italianfood, a sure bet for fans of romance fiction and armchair travel Kirkus It has always been just Lina and her mom, Hadley, and Linas been fine with that But when Hadley dies of cancer, her final wish is for 16 year old Lina to go to Italy for the summer to meet her father When she arrives at his home, she finds her mothers journal awaiting herwords that recount Hadleys year in Italy and her experience of love as she honed her craft as an artist Lina comes to know her mother through new eyes while falling in love for the first time with a cute Italian boy This poetic novel is replete with opportunities for discovery, including Linas exploration of the beautiful Tuscan countryside and her newfound relationship with her father The journal works to parallel Linas and Hadleys lives across generations and gives tension to the narrative Lina is a likable heroine in spite of her flaws, and readers will be caught up in this story of romance, family, and what it really means to be loved Melissa Moore Booklist online March 3, 2016 5Q 4P M J S Itis a familiar story the girls mother dies, she is sent to live with a fathershe has never met, and is given her mothers journal to read when she arrives.But the reader will find it difficult to put this book down Carolina, calledLina, is sent to Italy tolive with Howard, superintendent of an American cemetery outside Florence Heis nice, but she has never even heard of him He tries to help her adjust,decorates her room, takes her to her mothers favorite places, loans her hiscell phone to makes calls to friends He is a bachelor, who had been deeply inlove with her mother during their college years Lina meets Ren, who introducesher to other expatriate American teens She slowly reads her mothers journal,and realizes why her mother wanted her to come to Italy The reader will love descriptions of hertravels in Florence and Rome, and share her crushing disappointment when shefinally locates her biological father only for him to reject her When Linaturns to Ren for comfort as than a friend, he cannot handle it Theconclusion is happy, Lina discovers through the journal that her mother hadgrown to love Howard deeply, hence her wish for Lina to live with him Renadmits to his feelings for Lina and all is well It may sound trite, but it isan enjoyable book All levels of readerswill enjoy it.Rachel Axelrod VOYA, STARRED REVIEW April 2016 Readers will be caught up in this story of romance, family, and what it really means to be loved Booklist Online The reader will find it difficult to put this book down VOYA starred review Love Define Love at Dictionary definition, a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person See Definition of by Merriam Webster strong arising out kinship or personal ties maternal love child attraction based on sexual desire and tenderness felt lovers After all these years, they are still very much in TV Series IMDb A program that follows couple who must navigate the exhilarations humiliations intimacy, commitment other things were hoping to avoid Murphy is an American living Paris enters highly sexually emotionally charged relationship with unstable Electra Unaware effect it will have their relationship, invite pretty neighbor into bed Lana 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