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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

The Evil Eye

Re: “Four to Score” by Janet Evanovich

Stephanie has temporarily moved in with Morelli until her apartment gets fixed. She tells people she is renting a room in his house, but Joe’s Grandma Bella doesn’t believe Stephanie and says she will put ‘the eye’ on her for fibbing. ‘The Eye’ is like an old Italian curse. When Grandma Bella puts ‘the eye’ on people supposedly bad things happen: men’s hair fall out, women get their periods non-stop, etc.

The rumors are flying around the burg that Stephanie is pregnant and she and Joe are getting married. Not going to happen, but she admits to having those kind of feelings for him. She settles on being ‘enamored’ with him, rather than being in love with him.

And so it goes. I finished this book today - another good one from Janet Evanovich. Although I thought there was more swearing than necessary, and there were a couple of bloody parts that I could have done without.

As always, a lot of laugh-out-loud comedy provided by Ms. Plum and Lula.

You can buy the book here:

2 comments:

Kelly Moran said...

i'm in wisonsin too.
great blog. i'm following you now. you should check out/follow mine. i've got all things books...
xo

LadyPI said...

Hi Kelly - Thanks for the compliment. Us Cheeseheads have got to stick together!
Reading is a great way to spend a cold and snowy afternoon, curled up under a warm blanket.

I'll be following your blog too!

Thanks - Lady PI