Cover of "Playing Botticelli"

Cover of Playing Botticelli

Title: Playing Botticelli

Author: Liza Nelson

This story takes place in Florida and takes the reader on a journey as Dylan runs away from home to find the man in a photo she presumes to be her father. Dylan’s mother, Godiva Blue, struggles with the fact her daughter is growing up. On Dylan’s quest she runs into some interesting people who leave her with some precious cargo.

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This was a great book and a steal since I bought it for a dollar years ago.¬† It’s refreshing to find a book that can make you mad one page and relieved the next. When an author can make you think about the alternate world they have created, it makes the world seem a little bit bigger.

“Playing Botticelli is one of those wonderful novels that treat the mother-daughter relationship for what it is: part mine field, part love nest.”¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† – Pat Conroy author of Beach Music