Series: Valentine

Author: Curtiss Ann Matlock

At the Corner of Love and Heartache (2002)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 2
Cold Tea on a Hot Day (2001)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 4
Driving Lessons (2000)
4 of 5 Votes: 1
Lost Highways (2005)
3.78 of 5 Votes: 3
Ciao Valentine (2013)
3.32 of 5 Votes: 1
Well, after binging through the whole trilogy, this was my least favorite. I was bored in the first chapter. It seemed like every character had some long soliloquy. Pamela rants, then the great Aunt...who up to this point was a great character...then Mike. Jeez...it was boring. It seemed like ev...
The Supreme Macaroni Company (2013)
3.32 of 5 Votes: 4
Well if you didn't read the books in the series, you won't have the foundation necessary to understand the dynamics of this Italian clan.I have a BFF who comes from a large Italian family, married a Jewish-Italian just like Valentina. The author nailed the familia dramas.The descriptive prose br...
Encore Valentine (2010)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 5
I read this book twice. The first time in 2012 and the second time in 2013. It's a very nice book and it gives off this cosy feeling. I really enjoyed reading it. However, I didn't like the ending of the book. It was all going so well but why did Valentine have to kiss that her friend? And it was...
Brava, Valentine (2010)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 4
This is the second book in a (Valentine) trilogy and I enjoyed reading the continuation of book #1 . Trigiani's stories are believable family sagas, that make you laugh and make you cry. The setting is Manhattan, where the large Italian family's shoe company is located. The Angelina's family dyna...
Very Valentine (2009)
3.78 of 5 Votes: 2
Not my normal read but a really enjoyable one. A good story of an Italian family in New York with all the quirky characters, love, disagreements and dysfunction that affect most large, close families and, more abundantly, those of Italian descent. The author provides a portrait of the city from...