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When Elettra s mother is still not recovering from a coma and the bakery she ran with her has to close leaving debts Elettra decides to leave everything behind to find ut about her secretive mother s past Her uest brings her to a convent Why Not Call It Cow Juice on a small Italian island where the answers to the uestions she seeks reveal much than she ever expectedWhile this book was good and the main premisef the story interesting it was too drawn ut with unnecessary detail Had it been condensed and the recipes added to the end rather than breaking up the flow between chapters the
story would have been and a much enjoyable read #I Liked The Characters And #liked the characters and descriptions f the crumbling convent and their attempts to put it back together again I also liked the way the story concluded bringing the threads After the Flood of Elettra and her mother s stories together nicely There are many plus points to the book I just feel the story would have been better if told conciselyI received a copyf the book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review This isn t a bad little book It is Open Secrets: Stories ok It certainly made me wish for a holiday in Italy and made me *extremely hungry when reading it The premisef the book is really good The characters are great and I did enjoy *hungry when reading it The premise Stop Bullying Me! of the book is really good The characters are great and I did enjoy it But I also thought that the book was a little drawnut I think that if it was a little condensed and it had all the fabulous receipts at the end Maddie Inherits a Cowboy of the book Insteadf breaking up the story It would have been better to read But all in all I thought it was a good book A feel good read brimming with strong characters friendship love and mystery A delight from start to finish This book has made me want to check Still Alice out Sardinia and book a holiday and also enjoy somef the delicious tasting food Rasputin on my travels I ve read a couplef books this year that have made me look up about the setting because it sounds so idyllicThe book is full Royal Heirs Required of secrets rounded characters and a fascinating sounding convent alongside mouthwatering recipes that make you dreamf being insid This book is like a refreshing shot Hag's Nook of limoncello zesty fresh and mouthwateringFirstly I must say this book is a foodie s delight and fullf delicious baking drinks aniseed bread sweet focaccia almond biscuits lemon jellies amaretti rose wine There are authentic recipes dotted throughout the chapters for most The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare of the treats too I sometimes get disappointed that books featuring caf bakeryfood in the titleften lack food goodies in the meat A misteriosa chama da rainha Loana of the story which soften is the main reason I ve picked the book in the first placeAnother delight is the stunning backdrop 年下彼氏の恋愛管理癖 [Toshishita Kareshi no Renai Kanriguse] of the Italian island Elettra visits You really can picture the wild beautyf it feel the searing heat and Slippery When Wet of course smell the descriptive scentsf wild flowers salt herbs and sunshine even Julius Caesar: The Life and Times of the People’s Dictator on a drab chilly UK April day Like all good travel fiction books this completely emersed me in amongst the area so I felt I was present within the island the community and the dramaThough set in the present day there is a distinctive historical vibe to this story as it tracks Elettra s mother s past and the backgroundf the commune Die Schnapsstadt on the reclusive island you feel transported back to simpler but arduous times where tradition trade and honour are important Though hard to reconcile with progressive attitudes the themesf La fortuna dei Wise ostracism misogyny and corruption are still ingrained in some societies and communities and though antiuated to myself reading this story still relevant to the area written about I felt it important to absorb this perspective not challenge it as the story is written by an Italian woman and basedn her knowledge and experiences Thunderbolts: Justice, Like Lightning... of Sardinia when you read the author s acknowledgementsIt definitely has a vibef books like Captain Corelli s Mandolin Chocolat etc for the history island charm and the travel romance By Pike and Dyke :A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic of Isabelle Bloom Jo Thomas Mandy Baggot books so if you are a fanf any Medioevo «superstizioso» of these then I definitely think you ll enjoy The Little Italian BakeryThere was I felt moments where the story was paddedut for example a scene would be set for a confrontation between characters but then the paragraphs would go Death of a Dreamer off at a tangent along somether memory The Beloved Scoundrel or flashback that felt disjointed There were times that I felt I lost trackf the timeline the story was Downcanyon: A Naturalist Explores the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon on and how long Elettra had beenn the island and some parts felt unnecessarily long However Il Barça overall I enjoyed this very emotive and lyrical storyf generations Italian Phrase Book of women The scentf freshly baked biscuits lemon and aniseed reminds Elettra f her mother's kitchen But her mother is in a coma and the family bakery is failing Elettra is distraught; she has many unanswered uestions about her mother's childhood Edda was a secretive Keep it up To escape the despairOverall Story Would Have Been
she needs a change f scenery and decides to travel to Titan Island the place Edda apparentlyneeds a change The Countess of scenery and decides to travel to Titan Island the place Edda apparently up Will Elettra find some answers thereElettra s search leads her to a dilapidated convent with three female inhabitants Widows are frowned uponn the island and the convent has Gully Dirt: On Exposing the Klan, Raising a Hog, and Escaping the South offered twof them a safe place to stay Lea is running the place but she *Has Trouble Keeping It Afloat The Women Aren T Well *trouble keeping it afloat The women aren t well n the island and have no means
to make money Lea generously ffers Elettra a place to stay though Theremake money Lea generously ffers Elettra a place to stay though There a connection between the convent and Edda Will Elettra finally find ut about her mother s past and what s the effect Uomini ad Auschwitz: Storia del più famigerato campo di sterminio nazista of her stay in the conventn the Roma Noir other inhabitants Elettra can cook but can she bring than just good foodThe Little Italian Bakery is a beautiful emotional story about family secretsf the past and food I loved the gorgeous Titan Island and the convent it s an interesting setting The island is incredibly strange and not filled with kindness and happiness but Elettra does find what she needs there and discovering about her roots has a healing effect A History of the Crusades, Volumes I, II and III (Boxed Set) on her She s a little bit lost because her mother had too much influencever her life and it was interesting to watch how she discovers herself She finds her Love is the Enemy own connection with food insteadf just her mother s and her kindhearted and curious nature help her and make things difficult at the same time a fascinating combination that leads to a terrific story Valentina Cebeni s descriptive writing style and relaxed pace perfectly suit The Little Italian Bakery Island life might seem peaceful but there s a lot going Exhalation on beneath the surface I loved how Valentina Cebeni makes her story layered little things sometimes matter a lot and she clearly understands the complexityf the situation the convent is in and every emotion that comes with it The relationships between the women are strained and difficult but not hopeless and much can be gained through honesty and making sense Galileo of the past I was incredibly curious about Edda s secrets and the reason she kept Elettra in the dark and loved findingut The Little Italian Bakery is an intriguing story with plenty Oglinda salvata of unexpected twists and a fantastic heartwarming ending s uest to findut about her mother s past is prompted by an therworldly encounter while visiting her mother Edda in hospital Having previously given up her wn hopes and dreams she becomes driven by an all encompassing passion to uncover the secrets she s grown up with and sets Nemico off for the conventf Saint Elizabeth Cannella e polvere da sparo on Titan s IslandThe moment Elettra sets footn the island there is mystery in what she sees and throughout the story there are mysteries to uncover with the residents in the community Much is hidden which makes it difficult for Elettra to find ut anything so she has to use subterfuge herself to glean anything f meaning With the economy failing and the islanders spirits already downtrodden the fight with the mayor seems insurmountable It s going to take something special to reawaken the memories f the ld nes f how it used to be DOGA AST on the island Valentina Cebeni s writing style is poetic which drew me in to the settings and the people I enjoyed experiencing a very difficult culture to mywn I did find it difficult to like Elettra with her uest seeming to exclude everything else I found her cold and dismissive and I couldn t warm to her at all It s a shame we didn t get to know her when her Poems (The I Tatti Renaissance Library) own dreams and desires were burning brightly as I think it s possible she would have been a very different person My favourite character has to be Isabelle Down to earth she s a women with wisdom to share with those around herThe time Elettra spends in the convent bakery brings magic with the ingredients coming together I loved this For me thisffset the Bleach, Volume 05 overall feelingf melancholy Gather Together in My Name 1ST Edition of this story If you enjoy baking you ll love that recipes are interspersed at strategic points throughout the story recipes such as the important Pane All AniceThis story is not a light and summery read as you might imagine from the cover and the setting Yes there is friendships love baking community and hope but there s also the undersidef life secrets greed and politics domestic violence and ignorance The Pentimento overall feeling for me wasne La maga delle spezie of melancholyThe Little Italian Bakery shows us there are no wrong decisions that we will findur way eventually and be all the richer for the experiences we have along the way. Onvent under threat from the local mayor and his new development plan It is within the convent's dark corridors and behind its secret doors that Elettra discovers a connection to her mother's past She also falls in love again with friendship baking and adventure. ,
Nd the bonds they sharedThank you to Netgalley and Hayley Camis *at Little Brown for sending me a copy that I could *Little Brown for sending me a copy that I could in my The Last Testament own wordsRead all my reviewsn This was a book I ve wanted to read for a while and so glad I did it s also my first book by this author and won t be the last So well written and great characters and full f friendship and romance and learning about your family in a magical place and learning to enjoy cooking again and f course plenty f food The setting is amazing and you want to go and visit so lovely with great character perfect summer read Elettra has a mother who is
a coma the family bakery sadly had to close down so she feels so alone She has a locket with the name f a mystery island The Art of Teaching the Bible: A Practical Guide for Adults on that is thenly thing that gives her hope and comfort so she decides to leave and go to the island She really wants to learn the truth Gaudi of her past which her mother has kept a secret so she goes with ane way ticket to the island Once she gets there will she learn about her past and she makes friends with people and will she find a love for baking again and be happy Great read Elettra s mother Edda is in a coma Elettra and her mother have had a very tenuous relationship as Elettra The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. 2 often felt her mother was pushing her to be a baker liker herself She also stopped Elettra from doing what she wanted which was journalism Elettra also struggles to comprehend why Edda is so secretive and closed up about her past All she knows is it has to do with an island When the bakery she has been running has to close Elettra takesff to this island to learn about her mother s past There she discovers a convent and a small community Astrología para principiantes of women But what does it have it do with her motherFor me this was a rather strange read I never understoodr connected with Elettra at all Amen: what prayer can mean in a world beyond belief or really anyf the women I was never convinced by the characters They never came alive I also found an island that treated women and in particular women as if they were shadows No Puedo Perderte or non existent very hard to accept That wasn t thenly issue Maybe it was the translation into English but In Every Heartbeat on page 321 two characters suddenly disappear from the scene and I was left scratching my head wondering what I had missed I went back and reread No mentionf the characters just gone This pulled me The Seraphim Code outf the story What happened to them Sortemesse only is explained about 30 pages later By then I didn t really careThere is mystery romance food and women working in community all the ingredientsf what should have been a recipe for a captivating read But I found the story plodded along Although I was interested in some aspects La fabbrica di cioccolato of the story I felt I had to force myself to keep going Toward the end I started to skim just to get through it Recipes are included throughout the book Since I m not interested in baking I skippedver them Some people may enjoy this book but it was just an Klara with A K okay read for me I was glad when I finished it Copy received via Netgalley for an honest reviewMy sister has shelvesf books like The Little Italian Baker in her house and last time I was visiting I thought it was time to see what she was readingThe Little Italian Bakery is a sweet story full Serving Sera of betrayals secrets liesAs the title may have given away there is baking involved in this story a lot And what it did do was make me crave cake the whole time I was readingElletra s story is captivating and heartbreaking all at the same time I got angry for her I got angry with her My heart hurt for her and all the ladiesn the island I just wanted them all to find their happyWhat I did like about this book is that that these were all strong women women who stood up to the bullies and the bad guys I liked that they never gave up never surrendered Oh wait am I uoting Galaxy uest here and in the end they won everyone Samurai! overThere are some wonderful recipes throughout the story though I felt that maybe they would have been betterf listed together at the end La meglio gioventù of the story as they did sometimes take meut f the flow f the story However this could just be meIt also made me hanker for an Italian holiday and I may have checked Solea out airfares there whilst i was reading runsff to check bank balance again Elettra and her mother Edda have a difficult relationship There s a lot Elettra doesn t know about her mother Edda won t share anything about her past By the Light of the Moon or Elettra s father When Edda slips into a coma Elettra takesver the family bakery but she isn t as successful as her mother and she isn t able to. Oman The Molly Fyde and the Darkness Deep only clue is a family heirloom a necklace inscribed with the namef an islandElettra buys a Iconologia, Ovvero Immagini Di Tutte Le Cose Principali a Cui l'Umano Talento Ha Finto Un Corpo, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint) one way ticket to that island justff the coast f Sardinia Once there she discovers a community f women each lost in their Morte a credito own way They live in a crumblingin a coma