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A jaded Chicago reporter in her twenties unexpectedly finds love in Napa Valley when she’s assigned to spend a week with a famously reclusive genius in this rich and deeply satisfying contemporary romance by the USA TODAY bestselling author of Sweet Thing.
Kate Corbin has lost her spark. A year ago, she had a handsome boyfriend and a budding career as a reporter at a popular Chicago newspaper. But after the woman who raised her passed away, leaving her lost and alone, she fell into a rut—and never got out. Now she’s stuck writing fluff pieces about lipstick and wine, and feeling trapped in a relationship that’s going nowhere.
Trusting that the hungry, ace reporter is buried somewhere deep inside, Kate’s boss and mentor gives her the opportunity to jump-start her career. The assignment: spend a week interviewing R. J. Lawson, a famously reclusive tech genius who disappeared years ago but recently reemerged as the owner of a well-respected Napa Valley winery.
Kate jumps at the chance, but the trip begins in disaster, both personally and professionally. After alienating R.J., her only saving grace is Jamie, a charming vineyard hand who shows her the beauty of wine country—and stirs her aching heart. It doesn’t take long for Kate and Jamie to fall hard, and for Kate to rethink her life in the city. But the week ends with a heartbreaking journey back to Chicago that sends Kate reeling, wondering what went wrong in those four perfect days. -
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Beautiful Love! That is the best way to describe Nowhere But Here! Those are the words that continually come to mind every time I try to describe this book. It truly is heart melting, swoony perfection.
Kate is a journalist for a Chicago paper, pretty unhappy and uninspired. She writes life-style-esque articles about lipstick colors and fruity gum, nothing with much substance at all. She lives a quiet life with what I call an un-boyfriend because really he doesn’t even deserve the title of boyfriend. She’s pretty much just going through the motions until she’s given an exclusive interview opportunity with R.J. Lawson, former geek god and now an award winning wine maker in Napa.
Upon arriving in Napa, nothing seems to go right for her until she meets, ahem, smacks into Jamie at the winery. And in the moment, her life changes. She doesn’t expect to fall for the slightly bad-boy looking tattooed jack of all trades but…
Jamie is absolute perfection! He’s so sweet and smart and funny and flirty, oh man that boy can flirt! I loved how witty and spunky he was, just a perfect match for Kate. But, Jamie has some secrets as well, things he keeps hidden from Kate.
I truly loved this book, it was heartwarming and I’m pretty sure I smiled pretty much the whole time. As a wine drinker, I absolutely adored all the wine talk! It definitely was a very fun part of the story. I loved the different twists and turns and watching Kate grow was actually inspirational. Nowhere but Here was a gorgeous journey with Jamie and Kate; beautifully written, just bursting with love, witty humor and amazing characters.
“Food is like love…and wine is like poetry.”
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Renée Carlino lives in Southern California with her husband, two sons, and their sweet dog, June. When she's not at the beach with her boys or working on her next book, she likes to spend her time reading, going to concerts, and eating dark chocolate. To learn more, visit ReneeCarlino.com.
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