A CUBAN GIRL S GUIDE TO TEA AND TOMORROW by Laura Taylor Nameymiddle and upper grades just a little kissingfirst person POVstandalonecontemporary realistic romanceLila is from a close knit Cuban family in Miami which owns a panaderia When her beloved grandmother who taught her to cook and runs the bakery dies plus her boyfriend dumps her plus her best friend backs out of their after HS plans Lila is understandably upset but doesn t handle it well Her concerned family sends her to Winchester England for 3 months to stay with an aunt who owns a guest house there Lila is very unhappy about this and is determined to hate verything because it is so different from MiamiHer cousin introduces her to some local teens and she gets the chance to bake for her aunt s B she realizes this has affected her relationships And although she does go home her family s shop was selected to be on her mother s favorite reality TV baking show she also realizes that Miami England is not an The Greek's Convenient Wife Harleuin Presents either or choicePeppered with Spanish phrases most translated and mouth watering accurate descriptions of Cuban food It is a beautiful story with relatable characters I very muchnjoyed reading it Such a be. A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club YA Pick A Such a be. A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club YA Pick A Girls Guide to Tea and Tomorrow is an absolute delight Cozier than a hand knit gray cardigan and richer than Abuelas pastelito recipe Namey takes you from Miami to Winchester and leaves your heart belonging to both Rachael Lippincott #1 New York Times bestselling author of Five Feet Apart Love t Date
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especially her abuela resonated and shined through the standard YA contemporary fare And Lila s journey in learning to love andher abuela resonated and shined through the standard YA contemporary fare And Lila s journey in learning to love and herself was also a positive takeawayHowever the characters themselves were not all that memorable or dare I say likable Lila particularly happened to be my least favorite character To some degree "I Could Sympathize With "could sympathize with pain losing someone is hard and I also understood her love of baking because sweets are good for the soul Unfortunately I was put off by her personality Stubbornness can be Die molekulare Manufraktur endearing but to a certainxtent And there s a thin line between being knowledgeable and being obnoxious Lila crosses this line several times Missing Assumed Dead especially when she is in the kitchenThe romance was lackluster mostly because I was not attached to Lila and the love interest Orion was fairly flat and underdeveloped Sweet but also made of cardboard Their relationship may have functioned better as a platonic connection if anythingI didn t love this book but it was decent The themes about family culture self awareness hit their mark but just barely And the England settings was nice though limited I m mostly glad for the Cuban rep. In food and otherwise what would be a dream trip for some feelslike a nightmare to Lilauntil she meets Orion Maxwell A teashop clerk with troubles of his own Orion is determined to help Lila out of her funk and appoints himself as her personal tour guide From Winchesters drama filled music scene to the sweeping English countryside it isnt long before Lila is not only charmed by Orion but England itself Soon a new future is beginning to form in Lilas mindone that would mean leavingverything she ver planned behin.
Download Õ PDF, DOC, TXT, Book or Kindle PUB free Ã Laura Taylor NameyAutiful story This is that warm blanket read that you need when your feeling the weight of the world It s a story for young girls though I found this story predictable it s not written for someone with so much xperience in life It s for a young girl looking for hope and love I will be having my daughter read itLila
#Is A Young Girl #a young girl so much love for the world With a broken heart she must find herself again and make her own way in the world Will she heal Will she push and find love In shortDid
I Like It Forlike it For it is yes for what I need from a book noWould I recommend it To young readers yesWould I read by this author Prob not Bought this because Reese Witherspoon recommended it It s youth fiction so pretty limited for adults This was a cover buy for me Not only did I fall in love with the colors and art style but also the title itself Cuban Girl Tea Tomorrow YES I was looking forward to this mostly because I am part Cubana and I thought it would be amazing to see that side of my heritage highlightedWhile I Bonded by Sin enjoyed the author s unabashed display of CubanCuban American culture I wasn t so thrilled by the story itself The pastry descriptions along with Lila s deep co. England was never part of the plan The plan was 1 take over her abuelas role as head baker at their panadera 2 move in with her best friend after graduation and 3 live happilyver after with her boyfriend But then the Trifecta happened and verythingincluding Lila herselffell apart Worried about Lilas mental health her parents make a new plan for her Spend three months with family friends in Winchester England to relax and reset But with the lack of sun a grumpy inn cook and a small town lacking Miami flavor both.