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A Bridge of Her Own

3.32  ·  Rating details ·  140 ratings  ·  27 reviews
It has been said that the hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn. Jane Martin thinks she has it all figured out. She has just graduated from University and is expecting a proposal from her perfect boyfriend Wyatt. What happens when all of this goes away? Finally finding her feet again she meets Gabe, everything seems great until Wyatt come ...more
Kindle Edition, 332 pages
Published September 11th 2012 by Carey Heywood
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Oct 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This was a lovely read by a debut author. A Bridge of Her Own was told in a narrative style that left me feeling like I made a new friend in Jane, the main character. Likable and real, Jane's story is full of growth, heartbreak, and self-discovery. Her story took me back to that precious and often painful time of late adolescence and early adulthood, when we are uncertain about our paths, when we make bad choices, and then are forced to move on and hopefully grow from them. It was full of humor ...more
Mar 23, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: could-not-finish
I couldnt finish it!! I didn't get past the first couple of chapters... I couldn't keep reading about such a weak, spineless 'heroine'...
Lorrea - WhatChaReadin'?
Jane is living with her roommate Lacey loving life. She went out which she normally wouldn't do and meets a great guy. The next day she goes to her parents for lunch and there sitting on the couch is her ex. What was he doing? This story tells about how Jane got to this point and what happens next. This is a great novel for a first time author.
Stephanie Parent
Dec 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
First of all...Wyatt Huntington III, you are one of the biggest jerks to ever walk this earth, and I despise you!

Now that that's out of the way...

I loved this book. It was a hopeful, sweet, inspiring read that was exactly what I needed right now. I was sucked in immediately and couldn't stop reading!

I identified with this novel's heroine from the very beginning, when she began dating and quickly lost her virginity to that absolute DICKHEAD Wyatt. This scene was written in such an honest way; it
Mar 06, 2013 rated it liked it
A Bridge of Her Own by Carey Heywood

Jane grew up sheltered, shy and really didn't make any major decisions in her own life, trying to be a good girl and please her mother was important to her.

Heading off to college and being so sheltered she entered a relationship and ended up always trying to please him. Wyatt was a a hole, her roomate and bestfriend tried to steer her in the right direction but let her make her own choices.

So I liked the story, I found the writing a bit too much and I wanted
Nikki Mahood
Dec 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Well firstly I read it in a day! (I'd tried to start it before Christmas but time wasn't on my side) From the beginning I liked Jane, its nice to read a character who isn't instantly the popular or confident girl and she's just the kind of likeable girl I enjoy reading about. It's a great book for friendships, yes there's men and relationship drama but unlike so many books it doesn't dominate the story. I highly recommend this book to anyone who loves a good chick-lit book and one with great dyn ...more
Sep 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book! Highly recommend.
Michelle Tuck
Sep 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
good read. I loved Jane and could not put the book down for wondering what would come next.
Lore De Leenheer
Aug 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love this book! It was the first time I read a book that was written in 3rd person but I loved it! This book showed me how important friendship is. Lacey and Jane are the best friends ever and I am so glad that Jane stood up for herself and waved goodbye to Wyatt and started making art again. Thank you Carey for writing this amazing story! I love it!!

Ooh and btw Gabe is awesome!!! 🙂
May 10, 2017 rated it did not like it
What a complete waste of time. Trust me. Don't go there. Badly written.
I have many things to say first I really enjoyed the inflection this book had. I believe the depth of the emotion really got to me. I was a little irritated in the beginning because of my intolerance to Jane. I felt that she should have been looking from others point of view instead of blowing them off. However, I see now that many of us do it constantly, because it is our life and we know what we are doing. I guess for many of us we have to learn from our own mistakes and maybe friends need to ...more
Feb 03, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: books-i-ve-read
First let me say, I love Carey Heywood. I have read a few of her books that were absolutely outstanding. This one however seemed like it was a first attempt. It felt rushed and the editor did not do a very good job if at all. There is a great story here, of finding yourself. I was raised kind of like Jane was. I can relate to that aspect. The grammatical errors and misspellings made me go back and reread many lines. This distracted from the story. The ending was just........blah. No epilogue, no ...more
Sara Wendel-Örtqvist
Nov 23, 2014 rated it did not like it
There was lot of small details that made me feel like it could've been written better. There are passages that would've been better with dialogue and some stuff is repeated although you already now it, such as Jane's parents living close to her and her visiting them regularly. Sometimes I feel as if the author took long breaks between some sections and couldn't remember what she had already told the reader. It feels hastily written and some chapters are much better than others, which leads to a ...more
Marie Fostino
Jan 09, 2013 rated it liked it
This story A Bridge of Her Own is a good story about a woman learning about herself. It shows how strong a female can be and also how herself worth can be put to the test. You know the old saying, 'Love is Blind'. You would have to read this story and see if Jane's love for Wyatt is worth leaving her identity behind or does she like the way he molds her. I gave this story three stars because the story contains more telling of how events unfold rather than showing. Thank You Carey Heywood for a g ...more
Tabitha Wilson
Feb 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I have fallen in love with Carey's other novels and this one is no different. The way she conveys a girl’s first love is so truthful. Lacey is always there for Jane no matter the situation and friends like that are very hard to come by. I’m glad Jane finally found her voice and was able to stand up for herself even with the help of Lacey. I hope everything works out for Gabe and Jane and that stupid Wyatt stays out of the picture.
Charity Chimni
Apr 16, 2015 added it
Shelves: dnf
I just couldn't finish the book. I thought after the first couple chapters it would get better, but I could not get into it. I have liked all of the authors other books, but not this one. There was too much telling what was happening and not enough dialogue. I only made it half way through before skimming the last couple chapters to see what happens. It felt like a long monotone lecture.
Jan 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book it gives true meaning of which bridge she should take or burn, the thing that got on my nerves was that Jane needed to be more upfront and stopped being a push over, the written has left it where she could of carried on writing I want to know more about Jane and gabe what happened next with them, over all a very good written book
Victoria Morrow
Oct 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Team Gabe!!

I loved this book so much at first all I wanted to do was punch Wyatt in the throat and face and anywhere else possible, but by the end she met an amazing man and had an amazing sister who was always there I would deff recommend this book I finished it within a day. I just could not put this book down!!
Fern (whirlwindbooks)
Feb 26, 2013 marked it as to-read
Cannot wait to read and review!

Jun 26, 2013 rated it it was ok
I didn't really like it, something about it truly bothered me.
Linda Roberts
Apr 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Highly recommend!!!!
Dec 17, 2012 rated it it was ok
a 2 might be too generous. i guess it get's an extra star just because i read the whole thing. hated most of the characters. ugh! horrible way to start my new year of reading.
Bonnie Harris-tibbs
Apr 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great read!! Good job Carey. I so enjoyed this book.
Ready to read another one of your books.
Keep them coming!
Jae Lu
Feb 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
Wow! What a cliffhanger. And there's no follow up book? And that was not a short book to read and just ended like that.
Frances Anne
Nov 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
Jane, I feel you.
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