Love Walked In

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Penguin, Nov 28, 2006 - Fiction - 320 pages
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“A bewitching, warmhearted grown-up fairy tale about old movies, charming princes, and finding happily ever after in the place where you’d least expect it.”—Jennifer Weiner

When Martin Grace enters the hip Philadelphia coffee shop Cornelia Brown manages, her life changes forever. But little does she know that her newfound love is only the harbinger of greater changes to come. Meanwhile, across town, Clare Hobbs—eleven years old and abandoned by her erratic mother—goes looking for her lost father. She crosses paths with Cornelia while meeting with him at the café, and the two women form an improbable friendship that carries them through the unpredictable currents of love and life.

 

Love Walked In, the first novel by award-winning poet Marisa de los Santos, is bursting with keen insight and beautifully rendered prose. Invoking classic movies to illuminate the mystery and wonder of love in all its permutations, Love Walked In is an uplifting debut that marks the entrance of an enchanting literary voice.




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User Review  - pgchuis - LibraryThing

Cornelia believes she has found the man of her dreams when Martin walks into the coffee shop she manages and they begin a relationship. Alternate chapter feature Clare, an unnaturally (in my opinion ... Read full review

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A complete surprise!! I expected a chick-lit forgettable romance, what I found was not a forgetable romance, tho' this still may be considered chick-lit! Love blooms it's beautiful fragrant blossom ... Read full review

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An award-winning poet, Marisa de los Santos currently teaches English at the University of Delaware. Love Walked In is her first novel. Her first collection of poems, From the Bones Out, was published by the University of South Carolina Press in 2000. Her poetry has appeared in Poetry,Southwest ReviewAntioch ReviewPrairie Schooner, and The Virginia Quarterly Review.

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