Read the advance quotes for Bella Fortuna and see what other authors are saying.
Sometimes tough, sometimes tender, always heartfelt and honest, Bella Fortuna is a lively, finely-stitched tale of life and love, family and friendship, and a zest for cose Italiane!
-- Peter Pezzelli, author of Villa Mirabella
Like a gondolier navigating the canals of Venice, Rosanna Chiofalo takes you on a magical ride filled with family and friends, love and loss, heartbreak and happiness. Bella Fortuna is a warm glimpse into Italian-American life.
-- Holly Chamberlin, author of Last Summer
From the streets of New York to the canals of Venice, Rosanna Chiofalo creates a warm and lively story the reader won't want to see end. Valentina DeLuca is a heroine with intelligence, heart, and courage, the kind of person every woman wants for a dear friend. Time spent with her is a sheer joy.
-- Mary Carter, author of The Pub Across The Pond
Reading Rosanna Chiofalo's depiction of a modern Italian-American family is like digging into a fresh bowl of pasta-warm, welcome, and satisfying. A deeply felt debut that affirms the importance of friends and family-Italian-style.
-- Lisa Verge Higgins, author of The Proper Care and Maintenance of Friendship
Reading Bella Fortuna was like watching a really gripping, romantic movie.
Go to Venice. Ride a gondola. See St. Mark's square. Chase the pigeons. Then go back to your hotel room overlooking a canal, take out Bella Fortuna, and read. It will make your whole day perfetto.
-- Cathy Lamb, author of A Different Kind of Normal