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Gabriele, Lisa

Works: 4 works in 25 publications in 1 language and 1,481 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Chick lit  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9199.4.G324, 813.6
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Starlite variety by Lisa Gabriele( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
When their respective lives as a small-town Canada farmer and a New York television star prove too much, sisters Peachy and Beth trade places for a whirlwind weekend during which Peachy reevaluates her beliefs about family and friendship
Tempting Faith DiNapoli by Lisa Gabriele( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Struggling with the conventions of "good" Catholic behavior, Faith manages to break most of the commandments before realizing the contrast between the girl she is and the girl the church expects her to be
The almost Archer sisters by Lisa Gabriele( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
There were never such devoted sisters, or ones so hilariously and heartbreakingly conflicted about loyalty ... Thoughtful, married-mom Georgie Peachy Archer and big-city-girl Beth, her older sister, grow up on a Canadian farm with their hairdressing, Vietnam draft-dodging dad, Lou, and share the pain of their mom's suicide. But that's where the similarities end---until the sisters swap lives for a weekend
Tempting Faith Di Napoli by Lisa Gabriele( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Our house, in Little Italy, shared a wall with the Rossis' next door, and our clothesline connected with the Pilettis' behind us. My mother used to say that if one of the neighbours' houses was swallowed up by hell, we would all be pulled down with them." Smart, witty, and emotionally generous, Tempting Faith DiNapoli is first-time novelist Lisa Gabriele's alternately wrenching and funny coming-of-age story about a girl who is born with a powerful faith-a faith that is sorely tested across the difficult years of her childhood and adolescence. Bewildered by her lot as the daughter in a fundamentally and often hilariously dysfunctional family, Faith genuinely wants to be a good Catholic girl. And she's pretty sure Jesus loves her. Trouble is, she's angry. Angry with her father for leaving, her mom for never going anywhere, and her siblings-just because they're around. So Faith lies. She cheats and she steals. In fact, she breaks every commandment on the list, mostly by accident. And in the process, Faith finds herself increasingly torn between the girl she and Jesus want her to be, and the girl she just plain happens to be. Lisa Gabriele writes with rare confidence and insight. Her sure-handed narrative hums along on the charged rhythms of Faith's poignant quest for her own private happy ending. Charming, fresh, and big-hearted, Tempting Faith DiNapoli is a novel that will stay with readers long after the last page has been turned. From the Hardcover edition
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