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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Excerpt from Paris In Love: A Memoir by Eloisa James

Romance author Eloisa James, who has been on the New York Times best seller list several times, released a memoir of her time living in Paris, France. It came out on April 3rd, and today I have an excerpt available for you to read, thanks to Random House. Enjoy!

Book Blurb: 

Paris in Love: A Memoir by Eloisa James, New York Times Best Selling Author chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

In 2009, New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: she sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. Paris in Love: A Memoir chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

With no classes to teach, no committee meetings to attend, no lawn to mow or cars to park, Eloisa revels in the ordinary pleasures of life—discovering corner museums that tourists overlook, chronicling Frenchwomen's sartorial triumphs, walking from one end of Paris to another. She copes with her Italian husband's notions of quality time; her two hilarious children, ages eleven and fifteen, as they navigate schools—not to mention puberty—in a foreign language; and her mother-in-law Marina's raised eyebrow in the kitchen (even as Marina overfeeds Milo, the family dog).

Paris in Love invites the reader into the life of a most enchanting family, framed by la ville de l'amour.

In addition to the excerpt below, there's a video up on YouTube where she talks about why she moved to Paris and her time there:

Excerpt: Paris in Love by Eloisa James (an excerpt)

1 comment:

  1. very nice. I enjoyed reading the excerpt. I really love the book's cover.


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