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Changing Hearts (Chasing Butterflies #3)

4.23  ·  Rating Details ·  98 Ratings  ·  42 Reviews
Most people see Sawyer Cargill as a gorgeous but cocky guy who doesn’t take anything seriously including the trail of hearts he’s left behind.

But there’s so much more beyond the jokes and the sexual innuendos; behind the mask he so carefully wears. It’s in the way he takes care of others, including me. It’s in the glimpses of the pain he carries in his soul.

I see him for w
Published June 8th 2017
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Rebecca Woodward
Jun 18, 2017 Rebecca Woodward rated it it was amazing
Shelves: finished
This Author is one of my favorites. She writes with the emotions bouncing off the pages. I read this book first and I am reading backwards which is ok because her writing works either way. This is a very hot sexy read.
A.M. Hargrove
Jul 06, 2017 A.M. Hargrove rated it it was amazing
Five Steamy Hearts

How could I not love this book? First, it's part of the Chasing Butterflies series, which I adore. This is a stand alone so you don't need to read the other 2 books so feel free to grab this one. (Once you do though, you'll want to go back and get the other two--just sayin.) PLUS, it has everything I love in a great story ... the perfect amount of tension, characters you love but sometimes want to thrash, and a plot with the right amount of twists that keep you guessing. Oh and
* A review copy was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review *

~ 2.5 Stars ~

So let me start by saying that I liked Changing Hearts by Terri E Laine, but it definitely isn’t my favorite book by this author. I was both excited and nervous to read this book. I loved the first two books in this series….Chasing Butterflies and Catching Fireflies so I was hoping this book was going to be just as good. I was also nervous from reading the blurb and I should’ve listened to my gut when deci
Dana L Stusse
Jun 04, 2017 Dana L Stusse rated it it was amazing
**ARC received for honest review**

This is the 3rd book in the "Chasing Butterflies" series, and while each subsequent book builds on the characters and relationships in the ones before, each can be enjoyed as a standalone too.

I anxiously awaited the next installment in this storyline. It feels like you're coming home to characters you already love and are invested in, and then you get to peek inside even more and peel back the layers. It's a reading snowball that I'm happy to be part of and Terr
Tania's Book Blog
Jun 06, 2017 Tania's Book Blog rated it liked it
3.5 stars..... I voluntarily accepted an advanced reader copy of this book.

First, I'm a fan of this series and I was so looking forward to this book because I wanted to know more about Sawyer and Ashton BUT I didn't expect Shelly to be the heroine and I'm sorry I wish it wasn't her. I just couldn't get into her especially after seeing how she was in the first two books. And even in this book she still wasn't completely real. She did have issues which I felt sorry for her from time to time but I
Changing Hearts was one emotional read. At some points throughout the story I felt like my heart was going to bust out of my chest. Although this wasn't my favorite book by Terri. E. Laine, it was still worth reading.

After reading Catching Fireflies I was very intrigued by Sawyer and Ashton. I wanted to know more about them and how their story would play out. Adding Shelly into the mix made things all the more interesting for me. Shelly for me however was a character I loved to hate. In my eyes


I was weirded out by Sawyer/Shelly/Ash's dynamic. I know it's a "normal" thing these days, but I've never read a book with Changing Hearts' crazy plot twists. I was emotional. I went from happy to sad in about 3 seconds flat. I felt like I was in an emotional Nascar race. I loved the first 2 books in the series, however Changing Hearts was not my cup of tea. She really took me out of my comfort zone and into the twilight zone. I usually love college romance books. I just couldn't get onboard wit

Cindy M. Green
Jun 08, 2017 Cindy M. Green rated it it was amazing
This was another great read by Terri! There are crossover characters in Chasing Butterflies and Catching Fireflies which can be read before Changing Hearts, but I don't think it's necessary.

Sawyer, Ashton and Shelly are the focus of this love story. Sawyer and Shelley spent a night together their freshman year of college, but Shelly is quick to dismiss Sawyer and asks that he doesn't contact her again. Fast forward a few years in college and their paths cross again. The two engage in a very funn
10 beautiful stars!

I've been so anxious to read this book! I one clicked as soon as it went live and didn't put it down until I reached the end.

This book is about Sawyer, Ashton and Shelly. I couldn't wait to dive in and see how it would all play out. I had so many questions I needed answered.

I have to say I'm totally in love with Sawyer's character. He was beautifully haunted by his past. He was a protector and his loyalty was limitless. Sawyer truly has a heart of gold and cares deeply for
Felicia Eddy
Jun 11, 2017 Felicia Eddy rated it really liked it
I have been waiting for Sawyer's book in the Chase Butterflies series and I was not disappointed. What I enjoyed is that the story is more than just Sawyer's but we get more insight on Ashton and Sawyer's relationship, with Shelly added to the mix the story takes off.

Ms Laine shows us a side of these characters that is not always pretty but explains more about who Sawyer, Ashton and Shelly are but at the end of the day this is Sawyer and Shelly's romance and story, with hints of what Ashton is
Nora Fresse
Jun 07, 2017 Nora Fresse rated it really liked it
I enjoyed reading another book in this series, although I didn't read the first one I did read Chance and Brie's story and I very much enjoyed it. It’s always nice to see characters in the last book make an appearance and we get to see how they are doing.

Sawyer had me laughing at every turn. He's a cocky, arrogant hottie who has a heart of gold. He gives off an attitude like he doesn’t care and is only interested in hooking up and partying but deep down he’s the kind of guy who is always protec
Tracy *The Wandering Bookaholic* Lawson
As a huge fan of this series I've followed Sawyer and Ashton's story from the start and was so scared, nervous, excited and happy that we were getting there books. I was not disappointed at all Terrie wrote a beautiful story that was so individual to each Sawyer and Shelly with a little bit of Ashton thrown in between and a tale that also weaved them all together.

We knew that this was gonna be a messed up situation to some extent with how each of these characters were portrayed in the previous
Jun 07, 2017 Nancy rated it it was amazing
WOW - Terri E. Laine can write!!! When I first started the story I wasn't sure it was for me, but boy was I wrong! This is Sawyer and Shelly's story - a standalone with the other friends making appearances throughout. Both Shelly and Sawyer have family issues they have to deal with, along with their senior year of school. Since meeting freshmen year, things have been awkward. They cope with each other through banter which each seem to enjoy but will not admit to one another. In this book we lear ...more
I had high hopes for Sawyer's story -- by the end of Fireflies, I REALLY was hung up on the mysterious relationship between him and Ashton. So I did not expect that Shelly would be the heroine in Changing Hearts, and as a result, I was actually a little disappointed.

I think I liked the triangle (is it a triangle, or isn't it?) between the three of them more than I liked Sawyer and Shelly together.

Laine does a great job, however, with the development of the two guys, and filling in their backstor
Laila Petersen
Jun 08, 2017 Laila Petersen rated it really liked it
I voluntarily reviewed an advance reader copy of this book.

The book has got it all. It is breathtaking and it caught me from page one. You get through a lot of emotions just reading it. Laughs, dark thoughts, tears - you feel you are a part of the story because it is so well written. I was blown away!

There is so much chemistry between the two main characters - Shelly and Sawyer. They have a relationship where they can have fun and still help each other. They have both issues to deal with. But I
Julie Healey
Jun 11, 2017 Julie Healey rated it really liked it
**Changing Hearts is the 3rd book in the Chasing Butterflies series; while each book focuses on a new couple, I would recommend reading them in order as each book builds on the characters in the series**

Wow!!!! Terri E. Laine is such an amazing author that will capture your attention and keep you trapped from the first word on the page to the last word on the last page.

Just like all the other books in the series, Changing Hearts is no different. Sawyer and Shelly's story is simply amazing and t
May 29, 2017 Kelly rated it it was amazing
Sawyer will always own a piece of my heart. I love this book and all the twist, turns, secrets and pain that comes with it! Amazing!
Full Review to Come!

Sawyer is finally here! I have waited for Sawyer and Ashton to tell their story, they have always been that mysterious pair in The Chasing Butterflies Series.
We finally have Sawyer’s side of the story. However, love and life aren’t always a shade of black or white sometimes they are just a brilliant shade of gray – This is one of those times!
Jun 06, 2017 Romance rated it it was amazing
Sawyer oh, Sawyer!!!!

This book is one that I was patiently awaiting. I needed to see what happened with Sawyer and I got some answers.

I was impressed with the book and everything Sawyer. I wanted so much more of Ashton though. I will admit the heroine did throw me off, I wasn't sure about her but... I think the story worked well with her. I totally go into the story line and fell hard for the sexy cocky hunk. As a huge fan of the series I ate it up like it was the best thing since sliced bread.
Patricia Maia (The Bookery Review)
Sawyer will not disappoint in this book! He's everything I thought he would be, a good young man, a fantastic friend, a marvelous lover and an adorable boyfriend!

I was anxiously waiting for this book for all the mystery around him and Ashton.
Sawyer is carrying some guilt on his shoulders that he shouldn't be. There's a lot happening in his life and now we can see why he acts like he does.
Shelly is this sweet girl, with a lot of problems too, with a sassy mouth that drives Sawyer crazy of lust.
Christine Frieseke-Miller
Jun 07, 2017 Christine Frieseke-Miller rated it it was amazing
The series continues to captivate me and I fall in love with each and every character. I was intrigued at the set up of this book. Sawyer and Ashton have been best friends for life. Sawyer and Shelly have one great night their freshman year and then Shelly walks away. I think this book was a great story of self discovery and figuring out who and what you want out of life. I fell for Sawyer hard and couldn't wait to see how the story played out. Each book in this series can be read as a standalon ...more
Jun 02, 2017 Suzanne rated it really liked it
To say this book is a roller coaster of emotions is putting it mildly. This book takes you on a journey of self discovery as well as finding love. I found this story touching, heartbreaking and romantic at the same time. You have Sawyer, who is trying to be his own individual, but also finding that one special person that means the world to him. You have Shelly who is guarded when it comes to Sawyer because of their past history. Then you have Ashton, who melts your heart with the unexpectedness ...more
K.A. Lightle
Jun 06, 2017 K.A. Lightle rated it it was amazing
first off if you haven't read Chasing butterfly's or Catching firefly's you might want to read them before you read this one it will give you some background on the characters.

saying that this is another must read from Terri. you want that haters to lovers or second chance romance you get both in this one book. yes it will make you want to yell open your eyes and see whats there. yes your going to sigh as you face palm your self as you can see the obvious in front of you and they can. but when
Jun 12, 2017 Tina rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017ezchallenge
Loved it 4 1/2 stars!

I have found a new go to author!! This story is about Shelly and Sawyer with a little Ashton on the side. Shelly and Sawyer have a love hate relationship, Sawyer loved to tease Shelly and she loves to gives it right back to him. Ashton and Sawyer are best friends and Sawyer is the only person who can help Ash battle his demons. When Sawyer finally tells Shelly how he feels about her she tells him he needs to talk to Ash about his feelings. When this happens who will Sawyer c
Rhonda Ziglar
Jun 07, 2017 Rhonda Ziglar rated it it was amazing
5 CHANGING HEARTS STARS!!! Oh my goodness, this story is a page turners with all the feels. It was like being on a emotional rollercoaster, these two Sawyer and Shelly are holding on for dear life. Sawyer is the perfect book boyfriend he is hot, cocky, a football player and so sweet helping everyone. Shelly and Sawyer have a fun bantering relationship that keeps you engaged. Terri E. Laine is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. I voluntarily reviewed an advance reader copy of this book.
Sarah Beth
Jun 23, 2017 Sarah Beth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great story that will pull at your heartstrings!

Once again Terri E Laine has written a poignant and heart warming story. I love the world she has created in this series and the unforgettable characters! Changing Hearts was a story that touches on every emotion and pulls on your heartstrings! I loved Sawyer and seeing how much he changed in this book. He was such a great friend and an all around good guy! As the story progressed we see a lot if familiar characters and I loved seeing how their l
Heather andrews
Jun 01, 2017 Heather andrews rated it it was amazing
Sawyer could be considerate and sweet at times, “isn’t this what you girls do after a breakup? Eat ice cream and ****?” Sawyer can be a jealous man, “yeah, and so will every guy on campus be if you leave in that.” Her tank and shorts barely covered anything and she was already tiny." Sawyer is seriously a handsy man, "...then he slapped my butt and winked at me before walking away." I really enjoyed this book, Sawyer is what I call a work in progress, but I fell in love with him.
Samantha Schafer
Jun 08, 2017 Samantha Schafer rated it really liked it
First off, I love this series and I love this author.

This books can be read as a standalone, but I also suggest reading the other two books first. This book is hot, and different from the other two books. You still get the romance with twists that you may not have seen coming. Your get more info on both Sawyer and Ashton, but I am still left with unanswered questions and I HOOOOPPPE there is a book 4!! Nothing has been announced yet but fingers crossed.
Tara Deluca
Jun 30, 2017 Tara Deluca rated it it was amazing
Changing Hearts was one emotional read. At some points throughout the story I felt like my heart was going to bust out of my chest.

I did find it to drag on a little bit on the back and forth between Ash, Sawyer and Shelly. Don't get me wrong. I loved the book and the characters, some parts just felt draggy to me.

I do want to know more on Ashton thought. I think his story would be interesting.
Jun 09, 2017 Crystal rated it it was amazing
Changing Hearts was a wonderful read. The story was well written, with emotions pouring off the pages. I was completely engrossed with the story from start to finish. The characters Sawyer and Shelly were genuine. They showed true emotions and their banter had my laughing at times. I really liked them. I loved seeing past characters from Chasing Butterflies and Catching Fireflies books. I'm really looking forward to readin the next book in the series as it's Ashton's story.
Jul 08, 2017 Alexis rated it really liked it
I liked this more than the other two, but I think there should have been more of Ashton unless there will be another book about him. He was definitely the most interesting part and there wasn't enough of his story I thought. But I liked the two main characters in this one, the steamy scenes, and that it didn't get too cheesy until the very end.
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Terri E. Laine, USA Today bestselling author, left a lucrative career as a CPA to pursue her love for writing. Outside of her roles as a wife and mother of three, she’s always been a dreamer and as such became an avid reader at a young age.

Many years later, she got a crazy idea to write a novel and set out to try to publish it. With over a dozen titles published under various pen names, the rest
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Other Books in the Series

Chasing Butterflies (3 books)
  • Chasing Butterflies (Chasing Butterflies, #1)
  • Catching Fireflies (Chasing Butterflies, #2)

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