Book of the Month

February 2012

How to Order an Italian Coffee in Italy by Sara Rosso .

This month’s book is actually a short and fun instruction manual for everything coffee in Italy.  Complete with pictures and pronunciations, after reading this you will be able to walk into any cafe and order with confidence.  Read More Here.

January 2012

Magic Bridge by Thomasina Burke.

Thomasina Burke owes me two nights good sleep.

That’s right Tommey, you heard me.

I decided to start reading Magic Bridge in the middle of my work rotation with sick kids at home and only two weeks before Christmas.  Not the best decision I’ve ever made.  A series of more bad choices shortly followed.  Read More Here

December 2011

A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi.

The first book of several chronicling the author’s adventures in Italy after falling madly in love with the ‘stranger’ in Venice.  She writes about the joys and frustrations of living in Italy (and with an Italian).  She has included some mouth-watering recipes and also her favorite things to do in Venice, priceless advice I have used in my travels there.  Read More Here

November 2011

100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go by Susan Van Allen.

I LOVE LOVE this book.  With winter about to settle in, every woman needs a copy of this book to snuggle up with and imagine they were in Italy.  Read More Here

October 2011

Playing for Pizza by John Grisham  I don’t know about you, but football fever is in full swing at our house.  More specifically fantasy football fever.  I thought I would list this book in honor of all of those people out there diligently trading, scheming and clawing their way to the top of their pretend….I mean fantasy……leagues.  Read More Here

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