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Critical Praise

"Delightful, energetic.... Trigiani is a seemingly effortless storyteller."

—Boston Globe

"Trigiani has certainly not lost her ability to breathe life into everything she writes."

Roanoke Times

"Well crafted work with sometime lyrical, sometimes flat-out-funny writing."

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"Adriana Trigiani listens to her readers, then gives them what they want."

Richmond Times-Dispatch


USA Today

"Trigiani combines family and American history, reflections on lives well-lived, and sound advice to excellent effect, as a legacy to her daughter and a remembrance of two inimitable women."

Publishers Weekly

"One of the reigning queens of women’s fiction."

USA Today

"[C]harming… comforting lessons for readers seeking a simpler way of life."


"Soothingly and with clarity…. Readers will find her strength and optimism helpful, and her legions of loyal fans will enjoy learning more about the women who influenced, inspired, and, according to Trigiani, made possible some of her best-selling fiction."


"Best-selling author Trigiani (Very Valentine) presents a loving paean to her Italian grandmothers... there is much warmth in these remembrances that will resonate with readers who enjoyed strong relationships with their own grandparents and know the value they can bring to our lives."

Library Journal