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  1. Chaitra Chaitra says:

    eBook Patricia Engel Ý It's Not Love, It's Just Paris PDF Â It's Not Ý it's download, love, kindle, it's book, just mobile, paris free, It's Not pdf, Love, It's pdf, Not Love, It's pdf, It's Not Love, It's Just Paris ePUBThis book destroyed me Well that's obviously an exaggeration but it did move me considerably than I expected it to I don't like romance as a rule and tend to avoid the genre I've never read anything by Patricia Engel either even though I have Vida on my to be read shelf it has moved up in my anticipation btw I'm unsure why I even picked this book up but I'm glad I did It's a simple story and it's told in an unpretentious way Engel writes well and kept me invested in what is not truthfully something that can be seen as subverting the genre I liked that the prose never got melodramatic or flowery even though it had a several opportunities to go overboard with the angst The main characters Cato and Lita are realisti


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    eBook Patricia Engel Ý It's Not Love, It's Just Paris PDF Â It's Not Ý it's download, love, kindle, it's book, just mobile, paris free, It's Not pdf, Love, It's pdf, Not Love, It's pdf, It's Not Love, It's Just Paris ePUBThis novel was so mediocre and blah that I can't even summon the energy to write a summary Instead I shall use this space to promote two books about living in France that I actually liked Julia Child's My Life in France and Lunch in Paris by Elizabeth Bard Had I known It's Not Love would be so weak I would have spent that


  3. Gea Gea says:

    eBook Patricia Engel Ý It's Not Love, It's Just Paris PDF Â It's Not Ý it's download, love, kindle, it's book, just mobile, paris free, It's Not pdf, Love, It's pdf, Not Love, It's pdf, It's Not Love, It's Just Paris ePUB It’s Not Love It’s Just Paris is one of the best books I’ve read all year including The Great Gatsby and True Grit Yes I’m putting Engel in the same category as Fitzgerald and Portis This coming of age story is a true classic filled with such poignant honesty and searing wisdom as to stand the test of time yet it is a fluid page turner too An easy five stars and I do not grant five stars easily If you’re looking for THE novel of 2013 this is it Lita a young American Columbian girl in her 20th year journeys to Paris to continue her education She’s a green blood a new moneyed girl from parents who come from tragically modest means yet clawed their way out of poverty to realize the American Dream In Paris Lita will come crashing against old money blue blood


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  6. Dominique Dominique says:

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  7. Vikki VanSickle Vikki VanSickle says:

    eBook Patricia Engel Ý It's Not Love, It's Just Paris PDF Â It's Not Ý it's download, love, kindle, it's book, just mobile, paris free, It's Not pdf, Love, It's pdf, Not Love, It's pdf, It's Not Love, It's Just Paris ePUBWhen Lita moves to Paris she spends one year in The House of Stars a rooming home for girls in a derelict French mansion run by an enigmatic aristocrat and her two grandsons The girls are confident wild and full of life which makes Lita shy at first But then she meets Cato and suddenly she finds herself wrapped up in his complicated life This dreamy nostalgic but emotionally sharp novel was wonderful to sink into Using a very simple and familiar premise Engel is able to weave something that feels different and a little haunting Lita is an extremely well rounded and vivid character caught between responsibility and the desire for abandon I particularly liked Lita's connection to her family and it is clear that their struggles and love have shaped who she has become even in wild anonymous Paris In some ways the novel felt like a Sofia Coppola film dreamy visual internal and delibe


  8. María María says:

    eBook Patricia Engel Ý It's Not Love, It's Just Paris PDF Â It's Not Ý it's download, love, kindle, it's book, just mobile, paris free, It's Not pdf, Love, It's pdf, Not Love, It's pdf, It's Not Love, It's Just Paris ePUBThe title catches my attention So I buy it but it was not what expected It is well written but the plot is strange Lita was a girl searching herself in Parisand then gir


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    eBook Patricia Engel Ý It's Not Love, It's Just Paris PDF Â It's Not Ý it's download, love, kindle, it's book, just mobile, paris free, It's Not pdf, Love, It's pdf, Not Love, It's pdf, It's Not Love, It's Just Paris ePUB“It’s Not Love It’s Just Paris” is a romantic novel that follows Lita a hispanic american through her year abroad in Paris Lita has always aspired for a diverse life traveling and learning from the world She


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