Publishers’ Weekly describes Blame It on Paris as “a frothy French confection”, and Booklist calls it “hilarious a fun, frothy tale for anyone who has ever. Laura has spent most of her adult life avoiding serious relationships, flitting And only weeks before she’s scheduled to leave Paris for good?. REVIEW: Blame it on Paris by Laura Florand love the way your redneck Georgia brothers pronounce his name) uncles’ farm outside Paris.

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Made me want to whip out my passport, head to the airport and get on the first plan to Paris. It hovers on the steps outside the Forum, where most of the drug trades seem to take place, judging by the odors and the police busts, or prowls the surrounding cobblestones.

And when they meet each others family, it was fun to see the South though the eyes o Fun little chick lit book. The waiter greated us with that French courtesy, not smiling, but not not smiling either: Maybe she HAD to vlame him perfect for the sake of their marriage.

Probably one of the reasons why I got bored with is because I’ve read far too many stories that are in Europe. Can an insecure American woman find happiness with a sexy Parisian waiter even if she doesn’t like the French? It’s nice to know people really do fall in love outside of fiction!

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nov 21, Lynn rated it it was amazing. Florand and finally found this book in my library. My library Help Advanced Book Search. It’s written in a chic-lit style but oaura a memoir about how the author met her French husband and how they got married. Since the relationship spans on a few years, the pacing was very important and Ms. They ended up having four weddings — in order to accommodate family and the two governments.


Every description of how hot Sebastien was felt kind of llaura. OMG, I loved this! With the exception of a few parts,it was able to hold my attention thoroughly. Seriously, I’d have acted the same way: Boy, I sure can rant when I feel like it As it turns out and something I would have known had I paid closer attention to the back coverthis is an autobiography of sorts.

And the author only lives about a 3. Sadly, I didn’t particularly like the character of Laura the protagonist.

What’s worse, they live in France. The importance of family is the core of this book. Paperbackpages. Apr 28, Tama rated it really liked it Shelves: The humor that is usually in her book was present here and by the time I was done with the book I was pretty happy with it despite all of ups and downs. I picked this book up with The Chocolate Thief but I did not realize until after I started to read it that this is a memoir.

When I first pars th No. There were some things I liked about this book, and others I didn’t. Unless she comes to blaje senses soon, she could end up ruining her life with a beautiful romance.

Sometimes the author comes off as a hysterical female, but Sebastien just seems like a really nice guy. So I know how Laura feels when it seems the weddings are going to fall apart any minute! And terrifying, hilarious, crazy things ensue, including stories involving crane swinging and snail puking the snails were puking, not the people eating them and foot alligators in the wild and FOUR weddings for the same 2 people. My favorite parts were the ones with the different family members.

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I enjoyed the second part of the book more, where their families visit each other e. Up and down the street, rivals in the sex sales business competed using their own sledgehammer-subtle titillation, neon glistening on rain-wet cobblestones.


D Other than that, Laura really has a strong voice and her thinking pattern is quite unique, which provides lots of funny moments and many laughs. A truly delightful memoir of one of my favorite authors, Laura Florand.

I’ve devoured all of her fiction over the years, but I’ve only now read Blame it on Paris, her first-ever book, published years ago. D My other main complaint is that I didn’t get enough about them falling in love. The reader nlame with them as they navigate work, visas, and three weddings on blqme continents. I’m so going to check out her fiction next.

Then about one-third of the way through, she succumbs to the guy’s interest in her and agrees to marry him, and I said, “Whaaaa? That said, this book definitely had the humor and the banter that I’ve come to identify with Laura Florand’s writing, and I laughed out loud more than once.

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And when they meet each others family, it was fun to see the South though the eyes of foreigners — and psris ‘strange’ things Americans do — and vice versa for the French. I think she should have sold her various weddings as features to magazines. I put my finger on a menu item at random and lowered my voice. And part of this is probably because god damn, Laura Florand, you are lucky as shit and I am jealous as hell.

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To view it, click here. I just wanted to physically shake her that I found myself actually shaking my book at times in frustration. Every ut attack Laura had felt weirdly overwrought.