This month we will read and discuss From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home by Tembi Locke. Read what others are saying about this title which has also been made into a mini-series on Netflix:
“This beautiful memoir takes us on Tembi’s personal journey of love, parenthood, and ultimately the loss of her husband, Saro. She learns to heal in the most beautiful way—through the support of three generations of women—and yes, there’s Italian food. Lots and lots of Italian food!”—Reese Witherspoon
“A marvelous memoir about taking chances, finding love, and building a home away from home. In Sicily, a Love Story, Tembi Locke writes movingly about loss, grief, and the healing miracle of food.” —Laila Lalami, author of The Moor’s Account.
“In her literary debut, actor and TEDx speaker Locke offers a warm memoir of romance, wrenching loss, and healing…A captivating story of love lost and found.” —Kirkus Review
“Actress and TEDx speaker Locke movingly describes the process of grieving and finding solace during three summers in Italy after the death of her husband…Locke’s raw and heartfelt memoir will uplift readers suffering from the loss of their own loved ones.” —Publishers Weekly
Please join us for some fun, socialization and just all-around good time!