The Look of Love

The Look of Love : A Novel

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Inspired by the classic song, this magical story from the New York Times bestselling author of Always and Blackberry Winter tells the tale of a woman with the unusual gift to see true love-but will she be able to find it for herself before it's too late?

Born during a Christmas blizzard, Jane Williams receives a rare gift: the ability to see true love. In spite of her unique talent, Jane has emerged from an ailing childhood a lonely, hopeless romantic without love on her life.

On her twenty-ninth birthday, a mysterious greeting card arrives. The card specifies that Jane must identify the six types of love before the full moon following her thirtieth birthday-or face grave consequences. But when Jane at last falls for a science writer who doesn't believe in love, she fears that she may never accomplish her task-and that her loveless fate may be sealed...

"Jio has become one of the most-read women in America."-Woman's World
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 137 x 203 x 16mm | 218g
  • PLUME
  • United States
  • English
  • 014218053X
  • 9780142180532
  • 689,204

Review quote

"An engaging story populated by lovable characters. This is a charming journey into the lives of people trying to follow the map of love and finding themselves somewhere totally unexpected at the journey's end."-Booklist

Praise for Sarah Jio and her novels:

"Jio has become one of the most-read women in America."-Woman's World (on Morning Glory)

"Delightful and uplifting."-Historical Novel Society (on Goodnight June)

"Linger[s] long after the last page."-Romantic Times (on The Last Camellia)

"Eminently readable . . . a tribute to family and forgiveness."-Booklist (on Goodnight June)

"Terrific ... compelling ... an intoxicating blend of mystery, history and romance."-Real Simple (on Blackberry Winter)
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About Sarah Jio

Sarah Jio is the #1 international, New York Times, and USA Today bestselling author of eight novels. She is also a longtime journalist who has contributed to Glamour, The New York Times, Redbook, Real Simple, O: The Oprah Magazine, Cooking Light, Woman's Day, Marie Claire, Self, and many other outlets, including NPR's Morning Edition, appearing as a commentator. Jio lives in Seattle with her three young boys.
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Rating details

6,176 ratings
3.4 out of 5 stars
5 18% (1,094)
4 29% (1,779)
3 34% (2,110)
2 14% (893)
1 5% (300)
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