The Love Goddess' Cooking School

The Love Goddess' Cooking School

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Holly Maguire's grandmother Camilla was the Love Goddess of Blue Crab Island, Maine--a Milanese fortune-teller who could predict the right man for you, and whose Italian cooking was rumored to save marriages. When Holly inherits Camilla's Cucinotta, she's determined to forget about fortunes and love and become an Italian cooking teacher worthy of her grandmother's legacy.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2010.
Edition: 1st Gallery trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781439107232
Characteristics: 326 pages ; 21 cm.


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Jan 01, 2016

A very light love story. It was sweet & predictable. The editing left a bit to be desired.

May 16, 2015

A cute, whimsical and light read. However a few typos scattered in the book broke the flow.

samdog123 Sep 04, 2014

A whimsical summer read. Recovering from a broken heart, Holly returns to Blue Crab island where her Italian Grandmother runs a cooking school called, you guessed it, 'The Love Goddess' Cooking School. Upon the untimely death of her beloved Grandmother, Holly takes over the school, finds where she wants to be in her life and also a new love. Sweet with enjoyable, realistic characters.

Aug 11, 2014

This is the type of novel that I enjoy thoroughly. The characters face the pressures of modern life as best they can in their own ways; cooking provides them a soothing respite. By the time you finish reading, you want to catch a flight to Italy to enjoy the wonderful dishes described in that sun-drenched environment.

sunny143 May 12, 2012

A cute Saturday rainy day read, especially if you like books that involve cooking.

n1g3l Apr 05, 2012

Loved this book. Quick and easy read. A real feel good book.

Jan 09, 2012

A little boring, slow at the start and hard to accept the passivity of the main character. NOt exceptional, more like a nice light read for a rainy day.

Dec 22, 2011

If you like cooking and Italian food, this will be a good story for you to enjoy, add a little heart, some romance, some heartbreak, fear and mix well with happy thoughts and wishes and you will get to know Holly and her sweet Nonna, Camilla from Milan, Italy.

You will see that happens as Holly gets over some heartache, while trying to fill her Nonna's shoes after her passing when she is running cooking classes and pasta shop, while getting to know stuff about her mother and grandmother that she did not know before. All the while, she is making friends and meeting a new love? Well you will have to read (and may even try a recipe?) Enjoy - Buono Apetito!


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