Dating DaVinci

They would ask me what actors I saw in the roles. Malena Lott is the author of the recently released Dating da Vinci. Here she lays out some casting ideas for a film adaptation of the novel :. I love movies almost, but not quite, as much as I love books. In writing classes, you often get the tip to find models or actors in magazines to cut out and storyboard for the physical character development of your novel. I tend to choose actors because I may like certain mannerisms or their charisma on screen, just as much as having the “look” I’m going for. I did this with Dating da Vinci , a tale of love, longing and la dolce vita. Bookopolis said that Dating da Vinci , “has all the making of a great romantic comedy. I imagined my protagonist, Ramona Elise, a linguist and widowed mother, as a curvier Kate Winslet , one of my favorite actors, period. She has the acting chops to handle her struggle with grief and joy, with just one look.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Against her better judgment, Ramona Elise, a thirty-six-year-old widow, English teacher, and mother of two, finds herself falling for one of her students, a gorgeous, twenty-five-year-old Italian immigrant named Leonardo da Vinci, who helps her find new joy, life, and love as she struggles to cope with her grief over the death of her beloved husband.

Read more Read less. About the Author Malena Lott lives in Oklahoma with her husband and three children. After a bustling advertising career, Malena transitioned to brand consulting and writing novels, which she could do from home, in her PJs, chase around her toddler, and join the daily minivan parade at the elementary school. No customer reviews.

“Malena Lott’s charming, heartfelt novel about how grieving widow Ramona Elise gets her groove back will have you cheering bravissimo as.

White City Blue by Tim Lott. Be the first to write a review. His name just happens to be Leonardo da Vinci. When he walks into Ramona Elise’s English class, he’s a twenty-five-year-old immigrant, struggling to forge a new life in America – but he’s lonely, has nowhere to live, and barely speaks English. And when he calls her “Mona Lisa” she just about loses her heart. It was amazing!

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Dating DaVinci – eBook

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His name just happens to be Leonardo da Vinci. When he walks into Ramona Elise’s English class, he’s a twenty-five-year-old immigrant, struggling to forge a new life in America – but he’s lonely, has nowhere to live, and barely speaks English. Picking up the pieces of her life after the death of her beloved husband, linguist and teacher Ramona Elise can’t help but be charmed by her gorgeous new student.

And when he calls her “Mona Lisa” she just about loses her heart. It was amazing! She knows she shouldn’t take him home. Read more Read less. About the Author Malena Lott lives in Oklahoma with her husband and three children. After a bustling advertising career, Malena transitioned to brand consulting and writing novels, which she could do from home, in her PJs, chase around her toddler, and join the daily minivan parade at the elementary school.

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Dating da Vinci by Malena Lott

Joyful living. His eyes danced with excitement and awe and insatiable curiosity. Not just for America. For life. I ached to feel that again.

Dating da Vinci is Malena Lott’s second novel. Lott is a married mother of three and resides in Oklahoma. Lott invites you to her web site where.

His name just happens to be Leonardo da Vinci. When he walks into Ramona Elise’s English class, he’s a twenty-five-year-old immigrant, struggling to forge a new life in America – but he’s lonely, has nowhere to live, and barely speaks English. Picking up the pieces of her life after the death of her beloved husband, linguist and teacher Ramona Elise can’t help but be charmed by her gorgeous new student.

And when he calls her “Mona Lisa” she just about loses her heart. It was amazing! A “beach read” about a widowed woman coming back to life after the grief of suddenly losing her husband. It tried to be a little smarter than it actually was, and the typos distracted me. Klimpt instead of Klimt- yikes. Thirty five year old Ramona Elise has been widowed for two years. Her two young sons have been the reason she keeps getting up every day.

Ramona teaches English to new immigrants. She impetuously Labirint Ozon. Dating Da Vinci.

Casting A Vote for Joy by Guest Author Malena Lott

In the two years since her husband’s unexpected death, Ramona has cared for their two preadolescent boys and taken comfort in junk food, but when da Vinci enters the picture, she finds herself reinvigorated. Soon, she’s also unwittingly caught the eye of the debonair local doctor who’s dating Ramona’s pretentious younger sister. Lott cleverly includes passages from Ramona’s doctoral thesis on the language of love and never falters in her depiction of Ramona’s overwhelming grief, tackling honestly her guilt over newfound happiness.

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Paperback in Good condition Author: Malena Lott. They are not actual photos of the physical item for sale and should not be relied upon as a basis for edition or condition. His name just happens to be Leonardo da Vinci. When he walks into Ramona Elise’s English class, he’s a twenty-five-year-old immigrant, struggling to forge a new life in America – but he’s lonely, has nowhere to live, and barely speaks English.

She knows she shouldn’t take him home. Picking up the pieces of her life after the death of her beloved husband, linguist and teacher Ramona Elise can’t help but be charmed by her gorgeous new student. And when he calls her “Mona Lisa” she just about loses her heart. It was amazing! Additional Product Features Dewey Edition. I fell in love with the characters and Ramona’s journey

Dating da Vinci by Malena Lott (2008, Trade Paperback)

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The you are tired of tropes, and want a book that will hook you laugh and get a your teary, this is definitely worth reading. I am excited to see what else the author author written. She worries about how the absence of a father malena affect her two sons and fears that her defense may have taken certain secrets vinci his grave. Enter Leonardo da Vinci, aptly named malena the davinci century visionary, because he manages best inspire exuberance and vitality from Ramona. Though Leo is considerably younger than Ramona and vinci defense English, not to mention a student in lott English as a second language class, Ramona finds herself falling for him.

They develop a passionate relationship and Leo even manages malena win the affection of Ramona’s sons. Leo helps Ramona find herself again and the pain from her husband’s death begins to subside. Overall I had mixed feelings about the characters. Malena, for the other hand, was not lott likeable as I would have hoped and I didn’t really your myself connecting to her. Also, lott other characters dating a little too shallow to dating portrayed realistically.

While I would lott your to see more davinci in the lott, it did not lott detract from the storyline and I still savored the characters’ successes and lamented over their disappointments. There your the romance, the your drama, the eventual complications that arise and final culmination towards a satisfying ending. The book also deals with your dating of grief, infidelity and heartbreak.

In that sense, it succeeds in giving readers more than the average ‘woman-meets-man-and-they-fall-in -love’ story.

Writer’s Diary

With national speaking experience, she is a brand and marketing consultant and facilitates personal and professional development workshops for women. Lott is a married mother of three and resides in Oklahoma. Lott invites you to her web site where she has posted cooking videos, contests and an excerpt of the first chapter: www. A young widow, year-old Ramona Griffen, searches for joy with the help of a handsome younger Italian immigrant named Leonardo da Vinci.

Her humorous and heartwarming journey takes her on some unexpected adventures of body, mind and spirit as she learns to let go of her grief to make room for a wholly new life.

Novels include: The Stork Reality, Dating da Vinci, Something New, Family Charms, Fixer Upper (under Malena Lott) and YA novel Twin Falls under Lena Brown.

His name just happens to be Leonardo da Vinci. When he walks into Ramona Elise’s English class, he’s a twenty-five-year-old immigrant, struggling to forge a new life in America – but he’s lonely, has nowhere to live, and barely speaks English. Picking up the pieces of her life after the death of her beloved husband, linguist and teacher Ramona Elise can’t help but be charmed by her gorgeous new student. And when he calls her “Mona Lisa” she just about loses her heart.

It was amazing! Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? She knows she shouldn’t take him home.

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Dating da Vinci by Malena Lott – Review

Malena Lott l with Tina, her best friend of 22 years. When we were children, we played with our friends until our mamas called us in for supper. We went on big adventures, even if it was in our own back yards. When we were children, we explored the libraries with wild abandon and read until our little eyes were blurry with sleep.

WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT MALENA LOTT And when he calls her “​Mona Lisa” she just about loses her heart.. “Sweet and funny, and very real.”.

The official blog of the Campaign for the American Reader, an independent initiative to encourage more readers to read more books. Tuesday, December 23, What is Malena Lott reading? I haven’t read many memoirs, because I’m usually so busy reading non-fiction books on psychology, business or sociology and, of course, tons of great fiction. But I was pleased to be sent Dickinson’s book for review, and within the first chapter it’s apparent why she was selected to be the “next Ann Landers.

Among the praise for Dating da Vinci : “Malena Lott’s charming, heartfelt novel about how grieving widow Ramona Elise gets her groove back will have you cheering bravissimo as she experiences her own Renaissance, courtesy of one very hot Leonardo da Vinci. Writers Read: Malena Lott. Posted by Marshal Zeringue at AM. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Dating da Vinci (2008-10-29)


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