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Hottest Summer Reads for Moms in 2013

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2013 book, Beautiful Ruins

Beautiful Ruins

By Jess Walter

This story alternately transports you to the breezy coast of Italy and sizzling Hollywood. In 1962, Italian innkeeper Pasquale Tursi has an almost-love affair with a beautiful, young actress, Dee Moray, who has a brief stay at the Tursi family's inn. Are Pasquale and Dee meant to be? Only time will tell. The author weaves real-life silver-screen legends like Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton into the story's rich and funny plot.

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