Finding Leda: The Science of Happiness

Finding Leda: The Science of Happiness

by Gaia B Amman


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Chemistry: the inorganic and the sizzling kind.

But can she afford the diversion?

Engineer-in-the-making Leda Balni has no time to be lovesick. She needs her neurons sharp to thrive in a man-dominated world and find what it takes to master the art of happiness.

Yet, the unbidden attraction is irresistible.

What if he's the one?

Is romantic love a necessary ingredient for happiness? What is happiness in the first place?

Leda searches for truths in an unparalleled mix of science and emotions set in the heart of Milan, Italy during the memorable end of the 1990s. Happiness unscrambled with all the humor and honesty of a true story.

You will love this emotional roller coaster for the touching depth of its characters, the pervasive Italian culture, and the empowering life advice.

Go to Italy; read it now.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781973715979
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/07/2017
Series: The Italian Saga, Italian College duology, novel , #1
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Gaia B. Amman was born and raised in Italy. She moved to the United States in her twenties to pursue her PhD in molecular biology. She's currently a professor of biology at D'Youville College in Buffalo, New York, where she was voted "the professor of the month" by her students. Her research and commentaries have been published in prestigious, international, peer-reviewed journals, including Nature.

A bookworm from birth, she wrote throughout her childhood and won two short story competitions in Italy in her teens. Gaia is an avid traveler, and many of her adventures are an inspiration for her fiction. Mostly she is passionate about people and the struggles they face to embrace life. Her highest hope is to reach and help as many as she can through her writing and her teaching. She authored the Indie Author Guide, the LGBTQ sci-fi fantasy Linked-Will Empathy Save the United Terrestrial Democracy?, The Italian Saga, a series of four novels that follows Leda's adventures from childhood through the end of high school, and the Sonder Series, of which you just read volume one. The books, light-hearted and funny at first sight, deal with issues like sexuality, divorce, friendship, abuse, first love, and self discovery.

Among Amman's favorite authors are J.K. Rowling, Jandy Nelson, Neil Gaiman, Chuck Palahniuk, Kurt Vonnegut, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Antoine de Saint Exupèry.

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