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Love & Gelato Audiobook

Love & Gelato

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Publisher's Summary

A summer in Italy turns into a road trip across Tuscany in this sweeping debut novel filled with romance, mystery, and adventure.

Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn't in the mood for Italy's famous sunshine and fairy-tale landscape. She's only there because it was her mother's dying wish that she get to know her father. But what kind of father isn't around for 16 years? All Lina wants to do is get back home.

But then Lina is given a journal that her mom had kept when she lived in Italy. Suddenly Lina's uncovering a magical world of secret romances, art, and hidden bakeries. A world that inspires Lina, along with the ever-so-charming Ren, to follow in her mother's footsteps and unearth a secret that has been kept from Lina for far too long. It's a secret that will change everything she knew about her mother, her father - and even herself.

People come to Italy for love and gelato, someone tells her, but sometimes they discover much more.

©2016 Jenna Evans Welch (P)2016 Simon & Schuster

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    Trudi Adams 08-25-16
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    "Fantastic!"

    This book was fantastic! I couldn't put down. I recommend it for an enjoyable listen.

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    Ryan 09-02-17
    Ryan 09-02-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Loved it!"

    Loved this book. The readers lisp kinda bothered me. But such a good book and story!

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    G. Bozeman 08-07-17
    G. Bozeman 08-07-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Amazing but predictable"

    I love this book! It has so many plot twists and almost relatable text in some way that it draws you in and makes you want to read more! On the other hand I did predict the ending at the begging of the book but it was still amazing the here the middle and the other plot twists. The narrator of the book was also very good and made me enjoy the book that much more!

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    "So cute"

    I loved it one of the best love story ever!Waaaaaaaaay better than twight.It was so brilliant!

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    William Thompson 06-26-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Fun summer story"

    Great story! Clean, simple writing easy to follow and not complicated. Fun story for summer listeninf.

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    Amazon Customer 06-17-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Never read anything better!"

    This book was straight up amazing. I don't think I have listened to a better book. If you love drama, a hint of mystery and romance, this book is for you. Love and Gelato was read great and smooth. Thank you so much!

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    chrispy Reno 03-16-17
    chrispy Reno 03-16-17 Member Since 2006

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    "Not what I thought it would be..."

    This book has so many positive reviews. I chose this book because of the backdrop - Italy (Florence) But I was disappointed with this. I didn't realize that the character was only 16-ish. I just couldn't relate being older.
    Maybe if I was in high school I would appreciate it more.

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    Doha New York, NY, United States 03-15-17
    Doha New York, NY, United States 03-15-17 Member Since 2010

    I like to read VERY much .. I'm obsessed with reading I don't have time to actually read a book so I've been a listener for three years now

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    "So Cute :D"

    ahh what better way to spend your day than falling in love in Italy :D, I just adored this book so darn much and it gave me a big smile until the very last word .. I just loved Lina's character and Ren and Howard .. ahhh Howard, this guy made it to my top fictional father ever :D .. most recommended for a light fluffy read with some edge to it about dealong with grieve and heartbreak, but its moatly cute

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    skittledeedoo 01-19-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Lovely story!"

    Listened to it in one sitting, so good. Lovely story and narration. Worth the credit! Totally recommend it!

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    kjs418 01-01-17
    kjs418 01-01-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Sweet love story"

    Nothing complicated, but a fun sweet read! Love the setting in Firenze and the art references.

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