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"Itruoni 'e marzu risbliglianu i cursuni," Nicolo's nonna often said to him. The rumbling of thunder of March awakens the snakes. This is one of her more enigmatic, impenetrable sayings, and she delivers it in that way she has, leaning forward, intimate but oblique, with her head inclined to give emphasis to the words' precautionary rhythm, and with a slanting gleam in her eye. Nicolo has always understood this to mean that there are times when a warning or threat may be needed to ensure that we stay on the proper path.

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  1. This sounds like it will be an interesting story.I already like his grandmother and I'm curious to know more of what is to come. Thank you for sharing!

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  2. Not quite sure about this one - I'd need to read a little more to make my mind up but I'm intrigued - here is my Tuesday post https://cleopatralovesbooks.wordpress.com/2015/08/18/first-chapter-first-paragraph-august-18/

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  3. Hope you are enjoying the book.

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  4. Grandmothers are always so wise and mysterious! Although I do have to admit that I have no what she really means here! I am definitely intrigued though, so I'd keep reading! Thanks for sharing :) I hope you have a great week!
    My Tuesday post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  5. This is a new-to-me title and author. Thanks for sharing!

    My Tuesday post: http://www.bookclublibrarian.com/2015/08/first-chapter-first-paragraph-117.html

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  6. Interesting and I've not heard of this book. I like the boy on the cover though and what a saying! Snakes - very cautionary. LOL

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  7. I am curious about the advice just for Italian boys. I'd read this book!

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  8. Great excerpt, and I love the cover, too. Enjoy! Here's mine: “THE SUMMER GIRLS”


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  9. Well, I sort of like that intro. And the cover is cute. I would have to read more to be sure, but I would give it a try.

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  10. I probably wouldn't keep reading.

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  11. Interesting teaser. Warnings are good to have!

    mine: https://storytreasury.wordpress.com/2015/08/17/teaser-tuesday-of-noble-family/

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  12. I like the cover and the title. I'm curious enough that I'd pick it up.

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  13. Hmmm, this one is new to me, but I'd need to read more as I'm not totally sold on the intro yet .

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  14. I think I like his Nonna. It definitely generates curiosity.

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  15. Nonna's always have wise advice hidden in those warnings. I'd probably read this one. I like the writing.

    Here's my TT - http://fuonlyknew.com/2015/08/18/teaser-tuesdays-126-ghosts-among-men/

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  16. Not sure if it's something that I would read, you never know, but I do hope that you're enjoying it. Cheers :-)

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