Today I am really excited to be taking part in the blog tour for The Ice Cream Parlour, it is a lovely feel good read about the lovely Giovanna and her dreams. Gi is a character you will instantly love, she is full of determination and sass and continues to miss her home country after her family moved when she was a child.
This is the story of Gi embarking on her childhood dream to create her own Ice Cream Parlour after she has a falling out with her family which leads to her being estranged. She starts this process by returning to her home country to sample their flavours to help inspire her own creations of wonderful treats for when she returns to Bath.
I love the food themes that run through Isabella May’s books and was so excited to read this wonderful book. I loved Gi from the first few pages and found that I couldn’t put the book down and that I just had to keep reading to see what was in store next.
The Ice Cream Parlour is my favourite of Isabella May’s books to date, it is full of the drama of families and is brimming with love and dreams with the most amazing edible creations. A superb read to enjoy in the sunshine with a massive scoop of your favourite ice cream.
Giovanna Tonioli is a successful stockbroker with a famous sports star boyfriend, but things aren’t as sweet as they seem. When life in the city of Bath goes from Vanilla to Rocky Road, she takes herself off to Italy for an ‘Eat Pray Love’ style tour of all things gelateria. What she doesn’t expect to find on her travels is one smooth, hot dollop of temptation that she just can’t shake.
How will her spiteful twin sister react when Giovanna returns to open a rival ice cream parlour? Will Natalia get her just desserts? Or will things become even stickier? All’s fair in love, war and ice cream. Isn’t it?
*Marian Keyes meets Paulo Coelho meets Nigella*
The Ice Cream Parlour is a mouthwatering tale of fate, family, love and jealousy – with a delectable drizzle of alchemy besides.
Available to purchase here
About the Author
Isabella May lives in (mostly) sunny Andalucia, Spain with her husband, daughter and son, creatively inspired by the sea and the mountains. Having grown up on Glastonbury’s ley lines however, she’s unable to completely shake off her spiritual inner child, and is a Law of Attraction fanatic.
Cake, cocktail, gelato, and travel obsessed, she also loves nothing more than to (quietly) break life’s ‘rules’.
The Ice Cream Parlour is her fourth novel.
Social Media Links –
Website – www.isabellamayauthor.com
Twitter – @IsabellaMayBks
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Instagram – @isabella_may_author
Thank you to Rachel at Rachel’s Random Resources for the opportunity to take part in the blog tour and read this fabulous book