to @hazelgaynor and @msheatherwebb on the discharge of from @williammorrowbooks! I completely beloved it and gave it 5 stars. 📗💑🌼📓📝 An opportunity encounter between Hollywood starlet Grace Kelly, luxurious perfume perfumer Sophie, and movie star photographer James endlessly alters all of their lives. Alternating between Sophie and James, the story begins in 1955 and contains tidbits from Grace’s real-life romance with Prince Rainier III of Monaco, whereas primarily specializing in the budding friendship/romance between Sophie and James. “The three of us had apparently turn into as entwined as a tangled spool of thread.” Nonetheless grieving the lack of her beloved father, Sophie is set to proceed his legacy as a perfumer. As her father at all times informed her: “To be a perfumeur is to be a detective… a psychologist… [and] a keeper of recollections.” However, does she have what it takes to protect the corporate? “Possibly assembly Grace Kelly was the contact of serendipity I would wanted.” – Sophie
Meet Me in Monaco included so lots of my private favorites—a beautiful setting, a historic backdrop, sturdy feminine characters (and males who recognize them), a celeb look, and a little bit of romance—that I could not assist however fall in love with it! Since I learn it whereas vacationing in California, it took me longer than common to complete it, however each time I picked it up, the extremely dreamy, romantic, and swoon worthy story instantly transported me to a different world. “Au revoir” to Sophie and James… it’s not goodbye, however quite, till we meet once more. I vote sure to a sequel haha!