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By the Book
Julia Sonneborn

Gallery Books
February 2018
On Sale: February 6, 2018
Featuring: Adam Martinez; Anne Corey
352 pages
ISBN: 1501175181
EAN: 9781501175183
Kindle: B074ZPWLHH
Trade Size / e-Book
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Women's Fiction Contemporary | Romance

An English professor struggling for tenure discovers that her ex-fiancé has just become the president of her college—and her new boss—in this whip-smart modern retelling of Jane Austen’s classic Persuasion.

Anne Corey is about to get schooled.

An English professor in California, she’s determined to score a position on the coveted tenure track at her college. All she’s got to do is get a book deal, snag a promotion, and boom! She’s in. But then Adam Martinez—her first love and ex-fiancé—shows up as the college’s new president.

Anne should be able to keep herself distracted. After all, she’s got a book to write, an aging father to take care of, and a new romance developing with the college’s insanely hot writer-in-residence. But no matter where she turns, there’s Adam, as smart and sexy as ever. As the school year advances and her long-buried feelings begin to resurface, Anne begins to wonder whether she just might get a second chance at love.

Funny, smart, and full of heart, this modern ode to Jane Austen’s classic explores what happens when we run into the demons of our past...and when they turn out not to be so bad, after all.

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Fresh Fiction Box Not To Miss, Selection, March 2018

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1 comment posted.

Re: By the Book

Great review and summary. Thanks.
(Kathleen Bylsma 4:02pm June 19)

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