I was fortunate to be able to read an excerpt from Lessons in French, made available by Simon & Schuster on Scribd and forwarded to me by the author via Goodreads.
Not a French textbook as the title might fool some into believing, Lessons in French is the captivating story of recent college graduate Kate, who moves to Paris to find herself, her heritage, and perhaps even l'amour. The narrative style of these first chapters paints a portrait of Paris that the reader could almost step right into, and perfectly captures the compelling voice of the protagonist, who is herself an artist. I eagerly await reading more of Kate's adventures in Paris and self-discovery. Lessons in French should be at the top of the reading list for all Francophiles!
The release date for Lessons in French by Hilary Reyl is March 5, 2013.