Tuesday is the day we throw out a few sentences and try to tempt you into reading one of the books we’re reading. This is sponsored by MizB at Should Be Reading. For more teasers click on the image to the right.
There once was a time in Italy when a traitorous poet named Marinetti claimed that pasta “induces scepticism, sloth, and pessimism and . . . its nutritive qualities are deceptive.” In the ensuing pandemonium, one fact rang clear: Italians love their pasta, for all its best qualities as a food.
Those sentences are from Summer By The Sea by Susan Wiggs.
I’m in a seaside town along the coast. There are a lot of very expensive houses here that are used primarily as summer homes. My father has worked as a gardener. As a teenager I fell in love with Alex, the son of one the those houses. He broke it off and broke my heart. I’ve concentrated on making a success of my award-winning restaurant. I love good Italian food. But now I hear Alex is back. Whoa, he just walked in the front door.
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