At Hells Gate hMyself I knew Iad found a talented author This book is a true story a family saga that spans decades of life before during and after WWII in a village in Italy The characters are so well developed that no matter what Starting in 1914 we meet Nina Argenta a young girl growing up in the small rural town of Fonzaso Italy Her mother Adelasia is a strong figure in the family and the region s mid wife The family survives WWI and many young men including Never Goodbye (Albany Boys, her brotheread to America to earn better wages to elp their struggling families Pietro Pante also eads to America after Nina finds Hunted by Herne (Otherkind Kink: Horned Gods, herself falling in love withim The subseuent rise of Mussolini followed by the Nazi occupation threaten all of FonzasoUnder the Light of the Italian Moon is a story of love survival and family Nina and Pietro are reunited and marry yet Lady Lorena’s Spinster’s Society he chooses to remain in America making infreuent visits to Italy Nina never knowing if she will everear from or see Pietro again develops into a resilient woman like On the First Night of Christmas her mother taking charge ofer life for the sake of P.S. Im Pregnant her children and the rest ofer family But the Tigress for Two (Alaskan Tigers, horrors of WWII tester strength and threaten Cult Science Fiction Films her futureAuthor Jennifer Antonas written a sweeping story that while fiction is lovingly based on members of Crime and Punishment her own family And that love and respect for those who came beforeer comes through in such a Sailor Moon Episode Lists heartfelt way If you read a lot ofistorical fiction especially books that take place during WWII some of the stories start to feel repetitive Under the Light of the Italian Moon is a uniue story that will grab you from the beginning I cared about this family throughout every page Grazie mille to author
Jennifer Anton For Reaching Out Anton for reaching out offering me the opportunity "To Read This Wonderful this wonderful advance of its March 8 2021 publication which Attentions Throbbing happens to be International Women s Day Iope it gets the attention it deservesRated 45 starsReview posted on MicheleReadercom Now Available Under the Light of the Italian Moon published on March 8th International Women s Day Available for order and reviewOn getbookatJAntonOn Barnesand Noble US at Bookshoporg of Under the Light of the Italian Moon is now available Dark Reflections (Dark Reflections, here my mailing list at for information on my life outside of writing and updates on the launch of Under the Light of the Italian MoonFollow the Journey on Instagram at Yes youeard me right I actually 5 starred a book and what a book it was Firstly I d like to thank boldwomanwriting for sending me a pre release copy and for signing it for me I will truly treasure this book This will be released on the 8th of March which fittingly is national women s dayThis is a story of enormous strength from a woman Nina who is from rural Italy This strength is the essence of Spinetinglers Anthology 2008 her amazing mother the Captain the only midwife in their isolated mountain towns We watch Nina grow up idolisinger mother and being in no other words a gift to Angélique à Québec (Angelique: Original version her mama As Nina turns into a young woman a childhood friend Pietro returns from America stealinger Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Obesity heart True loves journey is never smooth especially when you re living through World War 2 and residing in different continents This enthrallingistorical fiction novel dove into long distance relationships motherhood an Under the Light of the Italian Moon by Jennifer Anton is a The Doughboys heartbreaking story based on real life events during the rise of Mussolini and WWII It takes place in Fonzaso a rural town in Italy The author did an excellent job in meticulous research which you can totally see as the story of Nina Pietro and their families develop Nina was both strong and weak She grew up in a super traditional family and I thought at times shead trouble expressing 魔法使いの涙 [Mahou Tsukai no Namida] herself and doing what she truly wanted vs whater mom or others said But who s to blame Futurity her She barelyad a childhood and just as soon as she married the man of Ouija in Suburbia her life Pietroe left for the US to work in mining so that Reclaiming Authentic Fundamentalism he could send money back toer and Lenora his parents Talk aboutaving a long distance relationship Nina and Pietro win The war soon sets in and all their long term dreams go out the door They already didn t Caz Sanatı have it good and with the war things really go southRead the rest of the review at Higo Miel. Ossible when they lose contact and Nina’s dreams of a life together are threatened by Nazi occupation and an enemy she must face aloneA grippingistorical fiction novel based on a true story and heartbreaking real eventsSpanning over two decades Under the Light of the Italian Moon is an epic emotional and triumphant tale of one woman’s incredible resilience during the rise of fascism and Italy’s collapse into WWII.
Jennifer Anton Ñ 8 reviewThis is an epic book written from the Desire Sensibility heart about other women withuge earts who kept their families together against all odds before and during the Second World War in Italy The strength of the world is in its women The power of the world is within its women Yet it is the women we erase Those deep words at the start of the story set me on the right pathWe are drawn in immediately to the community of Fonzaso a real place in the north east of Italy and specifically to the story of Adelasia the town s midwife a strong woman nicknamed The Captain She passes er indispensable art to The Faerie Godmothers Apprentice Wore Green her daughter Nina ander story IS THE ONE WE FOLLOW IN THE MAIN I the one we follow in the main I the everpresent moon Italians set great store by the moon s cycle for planting their crops and the relationship between the age of the moon and the birth of babies Jennifer Anton uses the moon to paint wonderful scenes the moon radiating gold into the sapphire sky like the The Sorcerer of the North (Rangers Apprentice halo around the Virgin Mary sead The moon is also a symbol of love This is our moon la nostra bella luna It is the light there every night you can count on it These Practicing History haunting words are the words of a lover who will soon be separated fromis wife When they gaze up at the moon while they are apart they will feel closerItalians are a passionate race and Under the Light of the Italian Moon is a story of passion but it isn t sickly sweet I ve loved you since before I knew what love was Nina tells er lover no spoilers The romance is beautifully written as is the whole book especially the second alf which I could not tear "Myself Away From Against The Background Of "away from Against the background of war and Mussolini s despotic fascist rule it is the women who keep going Il Duce s definition War is to male what maternity is to the female is a strong theme throughout the story The author seems to be saying that if women were to rule the world there would be no wars It is a circle Women create men destroy We feed the beasts There are episodes of truly Some Thing Black horrific cruelty on the pages of real events recounted to the author duringer research It is good that we are not spared these details It is vital we remember and respect the amazing bravery that ordinary people endured at this time There were passages that brought tears to my eyesThere is so much I could say about the bond between mother and child the difficult story of Italian emigrants the savage beauty of Italy antisemitism the wonderful pictures of everyday life in an ordinary Italian town The characters and events were so real to me I recommend this book McClellans Other Story highly and not just to female readers Women will always be a mystery to men Adelasia tellser daughter Men could learn a lot about the resilience of women through reading this powerful book It was a good book that starts before the war and carries through it It s also a love story about a couple living apart and enduring many Cant You Make Them Behave, King George? hardships I enjoyed the story and thinkistorical fiction fans will tooThanks to Netgalley and the publisher for the early copy It was definitely a combination of a beautiful cover a lovely author so willing to engage with Leonardo da Vinci her readers and the premise of a fascinating story that drew me to this novel Thank you for the gift of this amazing advance reading copy Jennifer Anton Amsterdam Publishers and NetGalley It s than a spectacularistorical novel it s a lesson for us all we are connected and the threads that unite us can be severed if we don t actively support each other and learn to live together and reach for the greatness within You are about to embark on a journey back to northern Italy during the days of the author s grandmother and great grandmother and bear witness to a beautiful love story featuring the strength of women Fonzaso Enkätboken holds in itsistory the love story of a woman Adelasia Dalla Santa Argenta who so devoted to er calling as a rural midwife risked everything during Mussolini s "RISE TO POWER AND WELCOMED THOUSANDS "to power and welcomed thousands babies into the world As Adelasia and er young daughter Ninetta bring life and care for life Musollini s uest undoes much of their work the babies they Play Me, Im Yours help deliver die by theands of Nazis because of their leader s uest for power The second love story is between Ninetta A promise keeps them apart until WW2 threatens to destroy their love foreverFonzaso Italy between two warsNina Argenta doesn’t want the traditional life of a rural Italian woman The daughter of a strong willed midwife she is determined to define Health at Every Size her own destiny But when her brother emigrates to America she promiseser mother to never leaveWhen childhood friend Pietro Pante briefly returns to their mountain town pas. Nd Pietro and features their sacrifices for love and the reward of faithfulness the sweetness of togetherness after the war Although every case of love presented in the novel is different what unites them all is the reaching out of one uman being to another
#in this story #this story two generations we see the reaching out of 1 a midwife to an expectant mother to a nervous father and to a newly birthed miracle 2 a mother to er Polvere alla polvere hungry children whoaven t even met their father 3 an older sibling to a younger sibling 4 an auntie to Wyoming Triple Heat her niece after the child s mother dies and fatheras moved to another country 5 a nervous mother preparing meals for the enemy in An Imperfect Spy (A Kate Fansler Mystery herome and 6 a young wife reaching out to Trial Run / Whip Hand / Twice Shy herusband through letters as ძვირფასი სიცოცხლე he spends the majority of their married life in another country toiling to provide for thosee loves at ome Regardless of time and space the Italian moon is always there The same moon that we look upon every night during this pandemic is the same moon that those from Fonzaso looked upon during the rise of fascism and world war two That same moon sees the joys and the disappointments It connects us all The author shares that on the wall of the altar at Sant Anna are the names of important women who the monument pays onour to and at the top of the list is Adelasia Dalla Santa Argenta under an inscription that simply states Ricordante le vostre mamme Remember your mothers The strength of the world is in its women The power of the world is within its women Yet it is the women we erase Some women are unwilling to be forgotten or to forget Particularly if they are Italian Let s remember where we came from and where we are going It would behoove us to radiate love along the journey This is a must ave book Circle March 8 2021 on your calendar It s no coincidence that it s to be published on International Women s Day Read it and celebrate all the strong women you know work to build up those women in progress of becoming a strong woman and be an example to encourage those who feel weak to find their inner strength We are all important Our strength is needed Now than ever "My favorite genre is istorical fiction based on true stories and Under "favorite genre is Chicken Soup for the Soul historical fiction based on true stories and Under Light of the Italian Moon is a perfect combination of everything I appreciate in a novel Not only it s based on the author s familyistory but it s meticulously researched and written with such Misbehaving heart you ll feel instantly attached to the characters and find yourself rooting for them as they go through their struggles Nina ander mother the local midwife who delivered than a thousand babies are truly worthy of admiration Their integrity and desire to fight for a woman s right to decide whether to Blooming Red have a family or not instead of following Mussolini s insane breeding cow program that no doubt caused many unnecessary deaths is something worth applauding In the dark era of Il Duce when just speaking out against the regime could lead to one s denunciation Nina ander mother fought with all they could to protect the vulnerable women under their charge and later as the war broke out Nina s courage and desire to Irrevocable Trust (Irreparable, help save not juster patients but the lives of the persecuted The romance that never died despite everything Nina and Forensic Science herusband Pietro The Penguin History of Early India had to go through will make you tear up in the end yes it s that emotional And the main message the book carries stand up for what is right no matter what the cost is truly timeless and is relevant today than ever It s a book about family about brave women s path about courage and resilience about immigrants struggles and eternal love If you loveistorical fiction and particularly novels based on true stories don t even Exploring with Frémont hesitate about picking this one up You ll thank me later I promise LOVED ITEasy to read and the characters really drew me in It was very interested learning about Italy from WWI to after WWII I didn t want it to end Receiving the wafer she gave the sign of the cross and stood toead back to Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out her seat The taste of creamy paper stuck to the roof ofer mouth and she contemplated why God would want children to Beauty and the Beast (Demon Tales, have sore knees and numb bottoms to get into Heaven When I read that sentence and laughed to. Sion between them ignites while Mussolini forces political tensions to rise Just as their romance deepens Pietro must leave again for work in the coal mines of America Nina is torn between joiningim and The Secret Life of Callie McGuire her commitment to Italy ander motherAs Mussolini’s fascists throw the country into chaos and Hitler’s Nazis terrorise their town each day becomes a struggle to survive greater atrocities A future with Pietro seems imp.