Reviews of By the Book

overstuffedshelves
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May 11 2018 – 08:52 AM

Love!

By the Book is a retelling of Jane Austen's Persuasion. This story is set at a small college in...

witkneey
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May 09 2018 – 08:06 PM

Heartwarming story

I must first confess, that I have never read Jane Austen's Persuasion. When I realized the novel...

bookishsisters
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May 02 2018 – 11:32 PM

A nice read

I expected a good read when I picked up this book and that’s exactly what the author delivered....

biblio_ginger
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Apr 13 2018 – 04:40 PM

A fun read

I wanted to read By the Book because it is supposed to be a modern retelling of Persuasion by...

aanika
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Apr 02 2018 – 01:04 PM

Wow

What an eyecatching cover. What a plot. What a story. This was heavenly to read and felt...

thelithaven
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Mar 29 2018 – 09:51 PM

Excellent Premise

This is just an initial impression based on the "first look," but I'm loving the premise. Julia...

chelsea409
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Mar 27 2018 – 01:49 PM

Great

As someone who works in a library and a very avid reader the cover of this book just drew me in!...

kdmcwilley
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Mar 24 2018 – 01:40 AM

Buy This Book

Oh, this was such a sweet excerpt from this book. The minute I saw the words Jane Austen in the...

snowskier036
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Mar 23 2018 – 10:52 AM

I loved it!

I have wanted to read this book ever since I saw it on Bookishfirst and I so badly wanted to win...

bmurray
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Mar 18 2018 – 03:49 PM

Silly fun!

This is a cute funny beach read. It is a romantic book with quick bites of humor. The characters...

andi619
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Mar 11 2018 – 10:26 PM

Basic Love Story

While I enjoyed By The Book, by Julia Sonneborn, it wasn't something that ever really pulled me...

book gypsy
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Mar 09 2018 – 03:28 PM

Great read

This was a stunning debut. It was so much more than I expected it to be. The prose was witty and...

coffeeandastory
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Mar 03 2018 – 05:55 PM

Bookish Fun

By The Book by Julia Sonneborn is a retelling of Persuasion by Jane Austen. Since I've never read...

sher
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Feb 13 2018 – 03:18 PM

A Modern Persuasion

A light, modern take on Jane Austen’s Persuasion. A sweet look on second chances and taking the...

shortdeal
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Feb 09 2018 – 11:17 PM

Great read

A new author to me so wasn't sure if I would enjoy reading this book but wanted to give it a try....

storm992472
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Feb 08 2018 – 12:46 AM

Quick Light Read!

I received this book from Bookish First I picked it because I absolutely fell in love with the...

kathysad
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Feb 07 2018 – 12:27 PM

Loved

I have never read anything from this author before. I was drawned to this book by the cute cover....

jennd1
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Feb 07 2018 – 09:32 AM

Loved this

I loved quite a few things about this book. I thought the setting was great it felt like a real...

dove
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Feb 07 2018 – 01:08 AM

Mixed feelings

This book started strong, dipped in the middle, and sought redemption with a charming ending. At...

jehanc
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Feb 06 2018 – 03:11 PM

I loved the book.

This was a good fiction book that was also a good source about how to get tenure in a college...

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