Reviews of By the Book

auburnedge
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Feb 06 2018 – 09:11 AM

Perfect retelling

This is the perfect retelling in a fresh package. Persuasion is always a classic for any...

pbeckwith
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Feb 06 2018 – 05:13 AM

A Joy To Read!

This book was a delight and an absolute joy to read! This modern retelling of Persuasion was so...

rebecca
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Feb 02 2018 – 10:21 AM

Excellent Retelling

4.5 stars. This book is thoroughly, completely charming. To be fair, I've never read Persuasion,...

godlover777
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Feb 01 2018 – 11:47 PM

Boring and explicit.

Anything that mimics Jane Austen promises to be good and I’m sure that this will be no exception....

bfaajs
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Jan 31 2018 – 07:10 PM

Really liked

By The Book. What an appropriate title. The title is carried through out the book. This is a...

kristiepadilla5
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Jan 28 2018 – 01:08 PM

Loved it

I loved this modern retelling of Jane Austen's Persuasion. By the Book by Julia Sonneborn was a...

cbisker
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Jan 25 2018 – 08:09 AM

It was ok

What I liked about this book: I am sure the author, Julie Sonneborn, brought a lot of her own...

reeskarae
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Jan 24 2018 – 06:27 PM

Loved It

I LOVED IT! I finished BY THE BOOK in one day. It was well written and easy to read. Poor...

valfalk
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Jan 23 2018 – 04:41 PM

Fell in love

I am beyond thrilled that I chose to use my points that I earned to receive this book. It is...

alfoster
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Jan 23 2018 – 01:01 PM

Loved it!

Loved this entertaining novel based on Persuasion! For every lit major, English teacher, or...

chelse
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Jan 23 2018 – 11:03 AM

Good Story

By the Book by Julia Sonneborn is a good story about a woman named Anne who is an English...

ecrowe27
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Jan 23 2018 – 09:34 AM

Great romance!

In this fun and bookish romance novel, 30 something Anne Corey is an English Professor who finds...

kaethep
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Jan 21 2018 – 09:44 AM

Terrific Reboot!

Sometimes, the best that can be said about a retelling is that it makes one want to read (or...

treehugger
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Jan 19 2018 – 09:40 PM

Pull It Together!

By the Book is a retelling of Jane Austen's Persuasion. The main character is a literature...

mpd1968
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Jan 19 2018 – 08:30 PM

Perfect!

Anne is a professor at Fairfax College. She is struggling to get published so she can be on the...

jaimeken
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Jan 19 2018 – 04:59 PM

What a Fun Story

I had a wonderful time reading this novel! The main character, Anne, is an English professor at...

andreakhrystyne
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Jan 18 2018 – 03:36 PM

I liked it a lot!

I won this book off of BookishFirst.com for my honest opinion. This book was right up my...

loveofmuse
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Jan 17 2018 – 11:46 PM

3.5 stars

I love classics' retellings and I love second chance romance so as soon as I read the blurb I was...

pamseven
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Jan 17 2018 – 01:03 PM

It was OK

I was excited to get an ARC of this book. I love Persuasion, I love books, I love books about...

limemuffin
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Jan 15 2018 – 10:33 PM

Hilarious.

The opening of the book is hilarious with how the student just openly says why they are missing...

mishale1
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Jan 15 2018 – 09:10 AM

Enjoyable story

I’ve really been looking forward to this one. Of Austen novels, Persuasion is my favorite. I also...

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