The Witch of Little Italy

Author(s): Suzanne Palmieri
Original Publish Date: Mar 26, 2013
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.10 hours)
Product Number: Z100096860
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481593694
Narrator/s: Cassandra Campbell
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A sparkling debut that will make you believe in the power of love, family, and magic In Suzanne Palmieri's charming novel, The Witch of Little Italy, you will be bewitched by the Amore women. When young Eleanor Amore gets pregnant, she returns home to her estranged family in the Bronx, called by the "Sight" they share, which now grows strong within her. She has only been back once before, when she was ten years old, and while everyone else remembers that summer of sun-drenched beaches, laughter, and cartwheels, Eleanor can't recall anything earlier than the moment she left the house on the last day of her visit. With her past now coming back to her in flashes, she becomes obsessed with recapturing those memories. Aided by her childhood sweetheart, she learns the secrets still haunting her magical family, secrets buried so deep no one knows how they began. In the process, she unlocks a mystery over fifty years old: The Day the Amores Died, and reveals once and for all a truth that will either heal or shatter the Amore clan.

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Author(s): Suzanne Palmieri
Product Number EB00305172
Released: Apr 23, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250015501

Professional reviews

"Cassandra Campbell's narration is magical. She completely disappears into this novel about a young pregnant woman, Eleanor Amore, who seeks refuge in the home of her estranged grandmother and two aunts, who are all "witches"--able to see the future and cast spells. Campbell transforms Eleanor from a shy, abused girl with severe, magically caused memory loss into a secure woman who remembers everything--including the powerful secrets of the Amore family. Campbell easily handles the many time shifts as the Amore sisters and Eleanor take turns telling their stories in the past and present. Campbell makes each character's voice unique while capturing the mystical atmosphere of witchcraft, ghosts, and old secrets. M.M.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award "

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