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What Remains of the Fair Simonetta By Laura T. Emery,

  • Title: What Remains of the Fair Simonetta
  • Author: Laura T. Emery
  • ISBN: 9781517707996
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Paperback
  • Anastasia Stacia Uqualla has been dead for eleven years, residing as a spirit in the Italian Church of Ognissanti, when she suddenly awakens in the body of the renowned Renaissance beauty, Simonetta Vespucci She reunites with Mariano, the father of Botticelli, whose ghostly presence has kept her company in the afterlife Her journey through the Renaissance will also finAnastasia Stacia Uqualla has been dead for eleven years, residing as a spirit in the Italian Church of Ognissanti, when she suddenly awakens in the body of the renowned Renaissance beauty, Simonetta Vespucci She reunites with Mariano, the father of Botticelli, whose ghostly presence has kept her company in the afterlife Her journey through the Renaissance will also find her rubbing elbows with the young Leonardo da Vinci, Lorenzo de Medici, and many other Renaissance painters, including the awkwardly dashing Botticelli himself With the body and raging hormones of a teenage girl, Stacia experiences all the passions in life a second time around Take a ride through history in this second book in the Remains series by Laura T Emery, a light historical fiction with a sense of humor and a sexy edge.
    What Remains of the Fair Simonetta Anastasia Stacia Uqualla has been dead for eleven years residing as a spirit in the Italian Church of Ognissanti when she suddenly awakens in the body of the renowned Renaissance beauty Simonetta V

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    1. This was my first book of Laura T Emery and I don t regret it.When I was younger I read a series that played in the Italy of the Rennaissance and parts in the present I expected something similar from this book, but I was wrong.This book was so well researched I really had the feeling I was standing next to Boticelli, da Vinci and Simonetta I ached with them, felt the love they had for each other and the frustration Simonetta had to endure at the antics of the people in the past.However this boo [...]

    2. I couldn t simply put down this book once I started it The historic background mixed with a bridge between two times, and the souls that play so nicely, have made this book such a unique read The book took me back to my childhood days when we used to hear the great stories of the great souls who could not only interact with real humans, but had all the emotions and the longing for what they could not achieve before acquiring the status of souls.Overall, Laura has done a tremendous job, and thoro [...]

    3. Beauty remains ever after Gripping, imaginative and captivating story of a young, pretty and quite knowledgeable lady that goes through romantic adventures, historical and cultural recaps Adorable style, very educated and refined Renaissance, fine art, famous classic painters, i.e the Old Masters, are brought back to life in an amazing way, so that the reader could easily relive and refeel their key life events A pleasure to read indeed

    4. I was transported to 15th century Renaissance Italy where I came across many artists of this period some famous like Leonardo da Vinci, and some not so famous like Sandro Botticelli Love, passion, and intrigue are the main themes While the main character seamlessly blends with the past, it is through the side characters like Antonella and Leonardo and Marco and Sandro we get to know the norms and values of those times Photography hasn t arrived yet, so paintings were crucial, for dignitaries and [...]

    5. That thought was the last thing I remember before awaking in the palazzo in my new, Old World My birthday had literally become my rebirth day My own personal Renaissance This is such a wonderfully written book I feel like it took me a century to get through it, but only because I was too wrapped up in the writing and characters to skim even one sentence It s a stand alone novel, but not having read the novel that introduces its main character, I was dropped into the mind of a deceased modern wom [...]

    6. It was delightful, the historical references were very realistic and it was a joy to read it made a lovely New Years present

    7. In What Remains of the Fair Simonetta, the author takes us to Florence, Italy to experience the love and life of Sandro Botticelli, at the beginning of his career as a painter We travel there with Stacia s essence, which remains in Botticelli s tomb years after her death, because of a deep connection she had to his art when she was alive When Wilber, the man she loved, visits with the new woman in his life, Stacia s jealousy triggers a trip back to 1476 and merges her soul with, the beautiful wo [...]

    8. A Renaissance Love storyOnce Laura creates a masterpiece of words Book 2 in the Remains Series is a sweet love story between the Fair Simonette and Sandro Botticelli Our beautiful Stacia has been dead for eleven years wondering the room of the Ognissanti church with her ethereal body She becomes friends with Mariano s ethereal body as well The next thing Stacia knows she is waking up in the body of the beautiful Simonetta with a mission and she is back in the year of 1476 but with her memories [...]

    9. I was gifted this book for an open and honest review, and I didn t think I would like it very much I wasn t familiar with Renaissance history or its art beyond the great classics That being said, I became engrossed in the fantastic descriptions of the culture, the art, the landscape as well as the plot It s hard to classify this type of romance, because the main character blends the 21st century with the 15th century in a way that was refreshing and engaging It s kind of like a time travel, but [...]

    10. I loved how the author tied this second novel in with the first, but made it in a completely different genre Stacia comes back in the body of Simonetta Vespucci in the Renaissance but remains her sassy self I learned so much while being thoroughly entertained during her ride through time I would recommend this to everyone and anyone who loves and appreciates romance, comedy and an overall, lovely story.

    11. This is the second book in a trilogy The first is one of my favorite books Read my review Laura Emery kindly sent an voucher for a copy of WHAT REMAINS OF THE FAIR SIMONETTA The first thing I realized was that in order to fully appreciate the book, I had to refresh my memory by rereading the first book in the trilogy I suggest reading these books in order.I will submit a complete review soon.

    12. So glad to read about Stacia again and her new journey I absolutely love this series Everything is written in such an extraordinary way that you can almost SEE it The research that must have went into this book, and the intelligence of the author that shines through her words, is just astounding I highly suggest this book and can t wait to read

    13. I received this book as a Giveaway I especially enjoyed the vivid details of the landmarks, as well as the people I also enjoyed how it would go back and forth between the Renaissance, present day, and Native American folklore All in all it was a very intriguing book, with historical accuracy of the monuments, that I could not put down.

    14. I really enjoyed this book Very interesting story, beautifully written Can t wait to read books from this author

    15. When you cannot stop thinking about the characters in the book, it is well, it is why we read Laura T Emory s What Remains of the Fair Simonetta had me hooked in a few pages and even though I only had a couple hours over four days to read, I made sure I did The book appealed to me on two levels First for the inventiveness of the concept if this is what the afterlife could be rapture or adventure , sign me up Second, we reap the benefits of Emery s detailed historical research in reading her impr [...]

    16. What Remains of the Fair Simonetta is a love letter to a beautiful time, a beautiful place and a beautiful story I was not only intrigued by but overwhelmed with the lush, evocative and resplendent literary precision of this tale of art, love and fate The author s deep knowledge of the setting and subject matter serve to allow us as readers to be fully immersed in the novel as naturally as if we were walking the streets of Florence ourselves I was disappointed when I reached the last page and ha [...]

    17. It is nearly impossible to categorize this book Emery weaves an enchanting tale that is equal parts mystery, romance, ghost story, reincarnation, time travel, and historical fiction, framed as a voyage to another time by the protagonist, who awakens from the trip in a borrowed body The story is full of surprising and mysterious twists and turns The premise of this story is highly imaginative It s simply fascinating to read the thoughts of the modern protagonist as she tries so hard to blend in t [...]

    18. A Journey You Won t Regret.This fascinating books takes the reader into a dreamy past But with a twist which is so cleverly done it takes your break away Those who are familiar with early Renaissance Italy will recognise many of the background characters as they crop up to further the story and much of Florence of the time But this colourful venture into the 15th century is much than excellent entertainment with some instruction, it has a tingling thrill about it that is both compelling and wit [...]

    19. When I began to read What Remains of the Fair Simonetta , I didn t know much about the Reniassance period But now I feel like an expert Thanks to the meticulous details of Renaissance art and personality sketches of famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Botticelli who are brought to life again as real people with emotions, not just artists.The author, Laura Emery, takes us back in time to Florence, Italy to experience the early painting phase and life of Sandro Botticelli We travel there [...]

    20. I m not quite sure how you would categorise this book it s got a bit of everything in, including history, time travel, reincarnation and that s just for starters The book is strong in its story and detail It combines all the subjects mentioned above into a very interesting story of Italy in the 15th century Stacia, is reincarnated as the beautiful, Fair Simonetta, and as she adjusts to 15th century Florence she retains a 21st century sense of humour As she tries to solve the mystery why she is i [...]

    21. An arduous love story between the beautiful Simonetta and her masterful painter, Sandro Boticelli Through the spirit of Anastasia Uqualla, you follow her as she awakens within the body of Simontta and through her love of art she enthralls Sandro and becomes his muse in some of the most wonderful paintings known to man, including the Birth of Venus Their love affair whisks you into the streets of 15th century Florence, where you will walk through hidden alcoves, wondrous palaces and churches, and [...]

    22. Ghosts, re incarnation, time travel, historical celebrities and events, art, dreams coming true with a weird twist from the very first opening paragraphs, Laura successfully captures and sucks you into her beautifully written creative adventure masterpiece Better than expected She captures the essence of the Renaissance, by uniquely comparing and literally clashing modern Western culture with the Italian Florence 15th century Humor, romance, sexThis is a story like no other, and it was extremely [...]

    23. How many books have you read where the heroine tells the story eleven years after her death This story is a great next step in the author s Remains series Enjoy the ride as you follow Anastasia Uqualla through Renaissance Florence, where she meets up with a who s who of colorful historic characters, both real and fictional Laura T Emory has really done her research, and woven it into a captivating tale that will keep you turning the pages.

    24. I loved how the author tied this second novel in with the first, but made it in a completely different genre Stacia comes back in the body of Simonetta Vespucci in the Renaissance but remains her sassy self I learned so much while being thoroughly entertained during her ride through time I would recommend this to everyone and anyone who loves and appreciates romance, comedy and an overall, lovely story.

    25. Huh, I totally thought I d reviewed this book on already For me, this book has everything art, history, romance, and a smattering of delightfully silly moments Add those components to a spunky heroine, and an intriguing cast of characters, and this makes for a deliciously satisfying read Highly recommended.

    26. For me, this book has everything art, history, romance, and a smattering of delightfully silly moments Add those components to a spunky heroine, and an intriguing cast of characters, and this makes for a deliciously satisfying read Highly recommend.

    27. Interesting story set in Renaissance Italy Has art and history I look forward to reading from this series.

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