Once Upon A Winter's Heart

Once Upon A Winter's Heart

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Emma Burcelli has suffered over a decade of dating disasters. But she concludes that love is officially dead when her grandfather Poppi suddenly passes, leaving her grandmother Nona devastated. To help out, Emma works in the family bookstore, which Nona insists must be decked out in sweetheart décor as Poppi would have done for Valentine's Day. Although she feels like a V-Day Scrooge, Emma quickly learns to enjoy the task with the help of a handsome family friend, Lane Forester, who shows her that hanging hearts is much more fun when done to the tune of Dean Martin. As Emma and Lane share time and memories of Poppi, she reconsiders the notion that romance is alive.

Just as Emma's heart begins to lift, however, she learns her sister has already staked a claim on Lane. Emma's mother and sister insist Lane only sees her as a future sister-in-law, but she can't help wondering if it could be something more.



Baker & Taylor
"Emma Burcelli has given up on romance. Not just because she's suffered over a decade of dating disasters. Not because her parents' marriage ended on New Year's Eve. No, Emma concludes that love is officially dead when her grandfather Poppi passes away, leaving the last true romantic's other half, Nona Burcelli, devastated. Emma helps by working in the family's bookstore, which Nona insists must be completely decked out in sweetheart dâecor as Poppi would have done for Valentine's Day. Although Emma feels like a V-Day Scrooge, she quickly learns to enjoy the task with the aid of a handsome volunteer and friend of Poppi's, Lane Forester. As Emma spends time with Lane, sharing stories about Poppi, ice skating in the street, and hanging hearts to the tune of Dean Martin, she reconsiders the possibility that romance is alive. But just as Emma's heart begins to lift she learns her sister has already staked a claim on Lane's affections. Emma's mother and sister insist Lane only sees her as a future sister-in-law, but Emma can't help wondering if it could be something more. "--

Baker
& Taylor

Helping out at her family's bookstore, which she must reluctantly decorate for Valentine's Day in spite of her jaded opinion about relationships, Emma unexpectedly falls for her sister's boyfriend over shared memories about her late grandfather. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Helping out at her family's bookstore, which she must decorate for Valentine's Day in spite of her jaded opinion about relationships, Emma unexpectedly falls for her sister's boyfriend over shared memories about her late grandfather.

Publisher: New York : Center Street, 2014
ISBN: 9781455528110
Branch Call Number: FIC CAR
Characteristics: 155 p. ;,21 cm.

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