Love, Lucy by April Lindner

Love, Lucy by April LindnerLove, Lucy Published by Poppy on Janurary 27, 2015
Genres: Coming of Age, Young Adult
Pages: 271
Format: Hardcover
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While backpacking through Florence, Italy, during the summer before she heads off to college, Lucy Sommersworth finds herself falling in love with the culture, the architecture, the food...and Jesse Palladino, a handsome street musician. After a whirlwind romance, Lucy returns home, determined to move on from her "vacation flirtation." But just because summer is over doesn't mean Lucy and Jesse have to be, does it?

 

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April Lindner rewrites classics that are destined to become classics themselves.

In this retelling of a Room with a View, young Lucy Somersworth uses her one summer before college to be anyone she wants to be. Traveling with a friend, she is finally free from her father’s rules and expectations. She travels to Florence, Italy where she quickly falls in love with the Italian culture, the vibrant scenery, and a cute street musician.  A love story so sweet it takes you back to your first love, your first heartbreak and leaves you with so many feels!  I enjoyed this book so much; I want to unread it to read it again!

In her latest work, Linder takes us on a whirlwind romance, a grand adventure and a vacation flirtation that may stand the test of time. A coming-of-age story of two young people finding their place in the world and figuring out what it means to follow your dreams.

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I have been an April Lindner fan since she released Jane in 2010!  I love retellings so when I saw Jane at TLA I snatched it up and read it cover to cover in one sitting. It is still to this day my favorite Jane Eyre Retelling.  Read my review for Jane here.

I was thrilled to finally meet her this past month at TLA 15! I LOVE HER!!!

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