Monday, June 22, 2015

Eight Hundred Grapes #SRC2015

I am spending my summer traveling with BookSparks in this year’s #SRC2015. Right now, I am traveling with Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave. Destination: Drink in Sonoma wine country.
Georgia Ford learned some important secrets while growing up on her family’s Sonoma vineyard. She knows everything from the number of grapes that it takes to make a bottle of wine to the secret ingredient in her mother’s lasagna. But, one week before her wedding, Georgia learns that her fiance is keeping a life-changing secret. Georgia returns home to the vineyard for comfort only to discover that her fiance was not the only one keeping a secret.

My Thoughts:
I love this book! I read it in two days! I could not put it down. The author tells the story so well, you can really visualize it in your head. I love Georgia and the dynamics between her and her older twin brothers. This is a story about love, family, and all of the things that surround our lives and make us who we are.

About The Author:
Laura Dave is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Eight Hundred Grapes, The First Husband, The Divorce Party, and London Is the Best City in America. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times; O, The Oprah Magazine; Ladies Home Journal; Glamour; Redbook; Self; and The New York Observer. Dave has appeared on the CBS Early Show, Fox and Friends, and All Things Considered; and Cosmopolitan Magazine recently named her a “Fun and Fearless Phenom” of the year. Her novels have been published in eighteen countries and have been optioned for film by Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, and Universal Studios. Fox 2000 optioned the rights to Eight Hundred Grapes with Dave writing the screenplay.


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