The Shoemaker’s Wife

From  Lisa Lando

Title:  The Shoemaker’s Wife

Author:   Adriana Trigiani

This is a love story about Italian immigrants who come to America in the turn of the century.  Great read, highly recommend!

Very Valentine

From Terry DelBalso

Title:  Very Valentine 

Author:  Adriana Trigiani

This book takes you on a jouney from Greenwich Village to Italy and back as the main character Valentine Roncalli steps up to save the family business. Her grandmother is running a business that has been in the family sice 1903 which is failing finacially as the world of craftmanship gets phased out. Valentine finds strength she did not even know she had to bring it to the next level and while doing so she finds love where she least expected it.