Wish You Weren't Here

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$29.99  $27.89
Alcove Press
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5.8 X 8.3 X 1.2 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author
Christy Schillig is a middle school teacher who lives in a log cabin in suburban South Jersey with her two children, her husband/best-friend since 6th grade, and her dogs, Puppay and Sheep. Christy graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Italian Literature and Language (yes, that's a real degree) and uses that degree to commentate classroom science games in Italian and plan off the grid trips to the Italian Rivieras. On any given day, you can find her reading young adult paranormal romance beneath her desk at school.
Praise for Wish You Weren't Here
"Schillig whisks readers to the beautiful Italian city of Urbino in her effervescent enemies-to-lovers debut."
--Publishers Weekly

"Debut author Schillig envelops [the reader] in the food, art, and scenery."

"What do you get when you mix Italy, a tantalizing American/Italian dude, a heroine who's been dumped right before her Italian vacation, some hot, hot nights, and some beautiful architecture? The perfect combination for a rom-com that you won't want to put down!"
--Catherine McKenzie, USA Today bestselling author of Spin and Arranged

"Schillig's vivid description of Urbino made me want to book tickets to Italy immediately. A well woven friends-to-lovers romance steeped in Italian culture and art. Brillante!"
--Gillian Harvey, internationally bestselling author of The French Chateau Escape

"Wish You Weren't Here is transportive and gorgeous, perfectly blending escapism with real and complex characters that were easy to root for. James and Ava's romance journey is brimming with wit, yearning, and made my heart soar."
--Tarah DeWitt, author of Funny Feelings, The Co-op, and Rootbound

"Wish You Weren't Here is a soulful yet sexy love letter to the beautiful city of Urbino and the art it inspires. The love story of Ava and James is much like an Aperol Spritz on a warm summer day--refreshing, zesty and bittersweet, all at the same time. You won't want to miss this one!"
--Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke, authors of Forever Hold Your Peace