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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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By Dr. DonnaJeanne on 03-07-18
I purchased this audiobook because it was billed as a modern retelling of Jane Austen’s Persuasion. Nope. The book has only a glancing and superficial nod to Austen’s Persuasion. I noticed on Amazon that many of those who rated this book highly said they had never read Persuasion.... perhaps my familiarity with the original novel made me like this book even less than I otherwise might have. There was little of the actual relationship between the couple who ended up together in the book. The main character Anne is annoying, and made even more so in the audiobook by a whiny delivery. Also, the author needs to do better background research on the medical parts. In fairness, there are some laugh out loud funny moments and good dialog.
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