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  • Writer's pictureLaura Botten

Seven New Books to Transport You to Italy This Summer!

  1. The Italian Marriage by Jenna Lo Bianco (December, 2023)

Lawyer Matthew D'Adamo wants nothing more than to secure his inheritance of the family estate in Florence. But in order to do so, he needs a wife. Cue Sarah Browne, an event manager whose biological clock is ticking. The two sign a pre-nup, and head to Florence.

2. My Heart is in Venice by Helga Jensen (January, 2024)

After 25 years of marriage, Libby and Will travel back to Venice, the city where they spent their honeymoon. But during their romantic escape, a secret is revealed that could destroy their marriage forever.

3. Escape to the Rome Apartment by Kerry Fisher (April, 2024)

Sara is living with her soon-to-be ex-husband, has grown children who take her for granted, has a bully for a boss, and now, her best friend just died. But, her friend left her enough money to escape to Italy, leaving her troubles behind her.

4. Wish You Weren't Here by Christy Schillig (May, 2024)

Ava Graham has it all. She's about to finish law school - in Italy, no less. And, she thinks her long-term boyfriend is finally going to pop the question before she leaves. Instead? He suggests they go on a break.

5. One Last Shot by Betty Cayouette (May, 2024)

A supermodel and a photographer find themselves working together in Cinque Terre ten years after their romance fell apart. Will this four-day photoshoot bring them back together, or tear them apart even more?

6. You Deserve Good Gelato by Kacie Rose (May, 2024)

Kacie writes about life after leaving her dancing career behind in New York City for la dolce vita in Italy. Her story covers culture shock, learning a new language, and doing what scares you.

7. A Recipe from Rome by Laura Botten (September, 2023)

Old friends April Appleby and Simon Becker reunite in Rome after fifteen years. There, she embarks on a secret ingredient scavenger hunt to recreate her late mother's pasta sauce, but with Italian romance on every cobbled corner, she just might find more than recipes in the eternal city.

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