RaveLibrary Journal... this is an addictive read. Scottoline\'s passions, for Italy and the story, shine in her clear, descriptive sentences, which place you right there, watching history unfold. The book\'s themes coincide with political and social events in the news today ... Make a plate of fettuccine, pour a glass of red wine, and settle in with this captivating tale. You will cry tears of sadness and joy. Scottoline\'s Italian heritage combined with all her diligent research will keep this story in readers\' hearts.
RaveLibrary JournalAn artist, a writer, a puppeteer, and an author\'s intimate—the stories of these characters move back and forth in a beautiful dance. And how they come together in the final movement is très belle! ... George has captured the ethos of 1920s Paris with a feel similar to Anthony Doerr\'s All the Light We Cannot See. This title is not to be missed.
RaveLibrary JournalThis is a fascinating and fun romp of aristocracy hitting hard times and creatively working through the financial crash of 2008 ... This modern-day Downton Abbey, full of family dysfunction and love, is just as addictive as the TV series.
PositiveLibrary Journal...a sweet look at a multilayered modern family ... Recommended for readers of domestic fiction with an urban/modern twist, like the works of Stephen McCauley.
Brian Allen Carr
PositiveLibrary JournalLike his all-knowing young protagonist, Carr is a writer of modern, crisp, and quick prose. This latest novel presents a fresh twist on today’s teenager in a wasteland of drugs and economic hardship.