Italian Saga
Books in series4
UNABRIDGED
(4.7 based on 15 ratings)
  • 1
    An Italian Adventure: It Will All Make (Less) Sense When You Grow Up: The Italian Saga, Book 1 | Gaia B. Amman

    An Italian Adventure: It Will All Make (Less) Sense When You Grow Up: The Italian Saga, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Gaia B. Amman
    • Narrated By Gaia B. Amman
    Overall
    (8)
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    (8)
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    (8)

    Italy, the late 80s. Leda is a bookish 10-year-old tomboy. Her life turns upside down when shady Nico moves to the North from Sicily. Determined not to let the bully ruin her life, Leda is dragged through a tornado of adventures that will transform both kids in the face of first crushes, weird adults, and family drama... This humorous and insightful coming of age tale will show you the Italy you never imagined, an exhilarating mix of sensuality, religion, and superstition set against the gorgeous backdrop of the serene countryside, the Alps, and the enchanting Island of Sardinia.

    An engaging story from beginning to end.

    I loved how the detailed descriptions really put you there. It is a sweet story but it makes you think about everything you encountered when growing u..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 30 2015 by C. Cedano (Buffalo, NY United States)
  • 2
    Out of the Nest: An Italian Summer: The Italian Saga, Book 2 | Gaia B. Amman

    Out of the Nest: An Italian Summer: The Italian Saga, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Gaia B. Amman
    • Narrated By Gaia B. Amman
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    (4)
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    (4)
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    (4)

    Italy, 1990. Twelve-year-old Leda is a bookworm and a tomboy. As her world splits into girls and boys, she can't seem to fit anywhere. On the background of the 14th FIFA soccer world cup, Leda embarks on a new series of side-splitting-laughter adventures dealing with hormones, periods, zesty boys, and her own fears, in what will be the best summer of her life. The guy to win her nerdy heart will be the most unlikely one.

    My new favorite book!

    They are both delightful but the Italian accent really makes the audio unique

    Reviewed on March 11 2016 by Gina ()
  • 3
    Forget Nico - Falling for the Wrong Italian: The Italian Saga, Book 3 | Gaia B. Amman

    Forget Nico - Falling for the Wrong Italian: The Italian Saga, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Gaia B. Amman
    • Narrated By Gaia B. Amman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (2)
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    (2)
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    Italy, the 90s. Teen bookish tomboy Leda is torn between handsome, loyal Alex and her long-term feelings for childhood friend Nico, who's dark and unreliable. While Leda navigates through puberty, her parents' separation, and high school, her friendships develop in unpredictable ways. Both sweet Alex and hurtful Nico are hiding secrets that she will have to unravel to make sense of her own feelings and the infuriating, sizzling chemistry with her old friend turned enemy....

    Finally Nico!

    I think that the audiobook completes the printed version of the book. It's a really new way to experience the story in a deeper and enjoyable way.

    Reviewed on April 27 2016 by Clarica Claudia ()
  • 4
    Sex-O-S: The Tragicomical Adventure of an Italian Surviving the First Time (The Italian Saga, Book 4) | Gaia B. Amman

    Sex-O-S: The Tragicomical Adventure of an Italian Surviving the First Time (The Italian Saga, Book 4)

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Gaia B. Amman
    • Narrated By Gaia B. Amman
    Overall
    (1)
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    (1)
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    (1)

    Italy, the mid-90s. Fifteen-year-old bookish tomboy Leda is dating the bad boy of her dreams. Is it love? Is she ready for her first time? Leda discovers at her own expense that life is not a fairy tale and she finds her own way to make sense of darkness, love, and friendship. Authentic, emotional, and gripping, this novel denounces the hypocrisy of a society that would rather see pregnant teens than having an honest conversation about sex.

    The realistic sex initiation of a teenger girl...

    Well, I'd say everything. There's nothing in this story that I'd change. It's perfect in its imperfection becaused it's linked to reality and the real..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 26 2016 by Clarica Claudia ()