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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

4**** and a ❤ Trigiani is a larger-than-life woman who writes about larger-than-life women. Her books are peopled with characters we care about, whose hearts are open – flaws and all, who live, laugh ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

Valentine is trying to save the Angelini Shoe Company and figuring out her love life all while dealing with her big, loving, slightly crazy Italian family. What made this for me was the incredible ... Read full review

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User Review  - nicx27 - LibraryThing

This doesn't quite match up to the charm of Lucia, Lucia, but it's a lovely book and one which I really enjoyed. I found it a book that needed to be savoured. It got off to a little bit of a slow ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing

Valentine is a fourth generation cobbler. Unfortunately the specialty shoe business her great grandfather started is suffering under the weight of discount competition and product branding by the big ... Read full review

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User Review  - TrgLlyLibrarian - LibraryThing

Good for light reading. Valentine is admirable as a character, but I couldn't really empathize with her until far into the story. The description of Valentine's surroundings are very detailed, and it ... Read full review

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User Review  - susan0316 - LibraryThing

This was a fun read about a large Italian family in New York city. The grandmother owns the Angelini Shoe Company which has been in business since 1903 and Valentine works with her. I read more about ... Read full review

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User Review  - range9 - LibraryThing

Very Valentine / by Adriana Trigiani (c2009) A colorful cast of characters in this story of an extended Italian-American family. Set in a current day Manhattan, this story spans 100 years of history ... Read full review

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User Review  - mrsdanaalbasha - LibraryThing

If you liked the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding than you are going to love this book; the humor in it is hilarious. And the story is warm. Read full review

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User Review  - marcal - LibraryThing

This is classic Trigiani -- light, hysterical, and a lot of Italian family dynamics. Read full review

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User Review  - Deb.Meyer - LibraryThing

Fun author! Love the story of Italian shoe family. Author is amazing, and I have read many of her books now. Read full review


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