Tuesday, June 26, 2012

First Paragraph, Tuesday Teaser -- Dolci di Love


Every Tuesday, Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea posts the first paragraph of her current read. Anyone can join in. Go to Diane's website for the image and share the first paragraph of the current book you are reading.
This is kind of cheating because I finished the book already, but I enjoyed it and wanted to share it with you.
Dolci di Love by Sarah-Kate Lynch (was there ever a less Italian-sounding name?) is about a woman who lives in Manahattan and discovers that her husband has another family hidden in Tuscany. So she travels there and her life changes in some surprising ways. Here's the intro.

Daniel's other woman and two bright-eyed beautiful children were sitting under the insole of his left golf shoe when Lily first found them. They were laminated.

 Also this week is Teaser Tuesdays.

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

Grab your current read
Open to a random page
Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers.
Here's a teaser from Dolci di Love on page 49:

It was the babies' fault. Those smiling, pink-cheeked, plump, sweet-smelling babies with whom she had never been blessed. Their absence had just sapped the pant-peeing happiness right out of her. That's where the laughter had gone.
I enjoyed this book a lot as a summer read, even though it deals with relationships, aging, parenting, disappointment, lots of important issue. I mean, it was set in Tuscany, so what was not to like.


12 comments:

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

That is a very cool intro and glad to hear you liked it. My intro is a book I am currently enjoying.

Juli Rahel said...

Other woman? That doesn't bode well for the relationship! But the cover looks really summery and nice, so now I'm intrigued as to what is going on! Thanks for stopping by!
Juli @ Universe in Words

Keely Mahaffey said...

Sad :(

Thanks for visiting!

Happy Reading :)

Beth F said...

Interesting premise...

V (BookBorne) said...

Interesting teaser. This book sounds sad, I'm glad to hear you're enjoying it.

I hope you'll stop by Bookborne and check out my teaser.

Cathy De Los Santos said...

Pant Peeing - that's great. Interesting pick. Here's my Teaser

starryeyedjen said...

From pants-peeing happiness to utter sadness...what a sad teaser! Thanks for sharing & for stopping by my teaser from Pushing the Limits. Happy Tuesday! :D

JC Jones said...

First time I have seen this book. From what you said it covers a lot of issues. Here is my teaser:
TT

The Plot Thickens said...

A great teaser, sounds interesting.

http://theplotthickensbookblog.blogspot.com/2012/06/teaser-tuesday.html

DCMetroreader said...

I don't really get the laminating of the guy's family in the shoe. It kind of seem like an odd place to put images of loved ones. Still it is an interesting intro.

Melissa @ Melissa's Bookshelf said...

Lol, I love that teaser!

Small Blonde Hippy said...

She seems very sad. Great teaser. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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