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For ten summers Claire and her mother had been guests at the Prescott’s beach house at Kelly’s Cove. And for ten years she played with Mallory and her twin brother, Colin. But it wasn’t until she returned after college graduation for her last summer there, that she realized Colin had grown into a guy who made her knees knock just by smiling at her. Being from different wor ...more
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Published August 23rd 2018
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Carlene Inspired
Aug 17, 2018 marked it as did-not-finish
Did not finish 50%
I have to give up, I'm at 50% and still no more connected to the story than I was at 15% or even 25%. The characters are presented as both mature and yet still childish, we're expected to believe that love comes easily with no effort, and the dialogue they share is incredibly formal. The believability just isn't there and despite the anticipation presented with the unknown to come, it wasn't worth it for me to continue reading.
Maureen
Sep 09, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
When I read the book description of ‘Rewrite the Stars’ I knew this was a book I wanted to read. I love reading romance novels and this book just sounded so good. And I also loved that cover. So I was super excited when I received the email saying I could read this book.

In ‘Rewrite the Stars’ we meet Claire. Claire has spent her summers with her mother at the Prescott’s Beach House for years. And for years she spent her summers there with Mallory and her brother Colin. After Claire’s mom passes
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Maranda
Aug 05, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: caffinated
Childhood friends meet again and kindle romance. Snobby family dynamics and secrets lead to heartbreak for Claire and Colin. Twist at the end! "Book was provided by Caffinated reads with no requirements for a review. Comments here are my honest opinion."
Laura Nelson (Tangents and Tissues)
Whaaa?

*coughs*

What the...

*shakes head*

Let’s try this again.

Sorry, peeps. I’m afraid this is going to be one of those cryptic reviews where I can’t say much for fear of giving anything away.

I vacillated between cursing the author aloud, and in the next breath calling her an evil genius. This story’s twists have twists *shrugs* No joke *shakes head* One sums me up: agog (y’all know how much I love my one-word summations *smirks*)

On paper, this book reads as a star-crossed lovers’ story, but th
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Jenea
Aug 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What do you do when you’re tells you that you are out of someones class and this is the person you are in love with? This is what the main character Claire will have to go through and figure out how to navigate. Would she walk away heartbroken or stay and fight for the her love story.

The story start shortly after Claires mother death. She is still a little lost after the loss but to me was a genuine sweet heart. She has managed to finish her degree while taking care of her ailing mother. Claire
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Esther Haddie's Haven
Aug 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
I RECEIVED AN ARC OF THIS BOOK THROUGH INDIESAGE PR IN PARTICIPATION OF A BLOG TOUR. THIS IS MY HONEST REVIEW.

This was a very sweet, yet deep read. I love that Claire and Colin had grown up together. As Claire grows older, things take a bit of a dark turn, but I tend to enjoy such books a lot. So it wasn't an issue for me. Although there were parts that just broke my heart.
Rewrite the Stars has, I think, a bit of a second chance-romance feel to it. Because Claire and Colin definitely shared a sp
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HeartBreaker
Aug 11, 2018 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 1-star
This was one of those book where I expected one thing,but unfortunately got something else.Something that has nothing to do with the blurb.
I really didn't like this book.
First,I just couldn't picture Claire and Colin in love,their love seemed so fake to me.Then,in the middle of the book I though that things got better for Claire,but then she did something very stupid and completely ruined my opinion of her.And then in the end the author put some shocking twist that left me with my mouth open and
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Isha Coleman
Aug 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: first-reads
Rewrite the Stars by Julieann Dove  
They were meant to be together, yet destined to be kept apart. Claire is the good girl from the wrong side of the tracks. Colin is the chosen one. His path has been determined by his last name. Thrown together for countless summers at a young age, it's only in adulthood that love takes hold of their hearts and disrupts their lives. Will they be able to survive the stones tossed their way? Rewrite the Stars is a modern twist on a classic plot. Despite the obvio
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Paula D
Aug 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Claire has known the Prescott family her whole life and loves spending time with the twins Mallory and Colin. Grown up now she is seeing Colin in a different light he’s a man and her heart skips a beat when they are close but one problem he’s a Prescott they are totally different worlds. A choice and Claire has to live with it daily to bad she couldn’t Rewrite the Stars. Angst read and so much more and at one point my mouth hung open and didn’t close till the end. I did get frustrated sometimes ...more
Nadene  (Totally Addicted to Reading)
This book differed from any I have read before. Being familiar with the author’s work I expected to have a good time with the story and the characters. The story lived up to my expectations, the characters not so much. However, despite my disappointment with the portrayal of the characters, I enjoyed this story for what it was, an emotional read filled with secrets and lies.

Everyone in this story had secrets they prayed would never come to light. If these secrets were to be revealed it would des
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Beyond The Covers Blog
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: gail
With schooling done and some free time till her new career starts,Claire has her yearly invite to the Prescotts cottage.

Melanie Prescott was her late mothers best friend and since her passing she has become Claires angel,helping to pay her rent and buying her the ticket to the cottage.Claire has reservations about going it was always a trip for her and her mother,and with her gone its to emotional for her.

When Claire decides to go she has no idea how her life is going to change.


With all the Pres
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Thuy Taylor
Aug 13, 2018 rated it liked it
This book was quite interesting. At first, I was enjoying the childhood friends to lovers aspect of the story, the next, it just went a bit dark. There is so much family drama coming from the hero's side. Sooo much deception, old money facade drama. I couldn't keep up. You have a Colin our hero who has a demanding father who pretty much has mapped out Colin's life for him, to take over the family business. Colin's dream is definitely NOT to do that, but he's so afraid of his father, it makes his ...more
Amy Stephens
Aug 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Julieann Dove is a new author to me, and I must say, I really like her style of writing. I easily fell into the story line and the pace kept my interest all the way to the very end. I liked Claire right from the start. She'd been through so much, dealing with her ill mother followed later by her mother's death, and I emotionally connected with her. She was someone I could call a friend.

The author's writing was so heartfelt and genuine. There were scenes that deeply saddened me with Claire and C
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Mary
Aug 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Unexpected. That is the best word to describe this amazing journey of finding your passion and love then having the courage to grab it with both hands. Claire has had a rough year, losing the only family she has when her mother dies. Her mother’s best friend insists she returns to their summer home, something she did with her mom every year, to enjoy a summer break before starting her new job. She goes with a heavy heart but is thrilled to see Mallory, Melanie’s daughter. What she isn’t prepared ...more
☕️Kimberly
A standalone beach read. I was happy to get a sneak peek.
Scarlett Ian
Sep 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
There aren’t many people who get to experience the lifestyle of the rich – but even so Claire is hesitant to joint the Prescott family for a week. For one thing – it used to be something she did with her mother & since she passed Claire would be making the trip solo, and for another – she could feel awkward and out of place for the entire time. But she is worn down and decides to take the week. There she runs into Colin – who she used to run and play with h as a child but she hasn’t seen in the ...more
Jennifer Pierson
Aug 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Rewrite the Stars starts after Claire loses her mother, and finally graduating college. She has a month off before she starts the job of her dreams, and her mother's best friend invites her back to Kelly's Cove, a place that she spent her summer's at as a child, where she played with her friend Mallory, & Mallory's twin, Colin. Only now, they are all grown up, and all of a sudden, Claire & Colin have caught feelings, but his family isn't happy about it, so they are doing everything they can to k ...more
Samantha March
Sep 03, 2018 rated it liked it
The beginning of this book did a great job at reeling me in. Claire was an immediately likeable character and I was curious to learn more about summers at the beach house with the Prescott family. The romance between her and Colin kicked off very quickly, but I wasn’t put off by the fast pace. I actually wish more of the book kept up that pace, because after the first section of the book, it seemed to really slow down, but then the ending actually felt rushed. I liked the overall storyline and t ...more
Laura Voss
Aug 30, 2018 rated it liked it
I was provided a copy for review purposes.

Julieann created a story that is full of depth. I liked the idea that the main characters were trying to get past the family drama and make a relationship work. Claire and Colin knew each other growing up. They had spent time together in the summers, but there was never a relationship between them. It drew me out of the story when they were instantly deeply in love with each other. I missed the suspense and buildup of the relationship.  I did like that t
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maureen
Aug 30, 2018 rated it liked it
This is a romance. This is a story about feeling unworthy. This is a story of being from the wrong social Class.
Claire and Collin spent summers together. They were friends who spent the summer playing and enjoying being children. They go there separate ways once they are older. Only To run into each other once again at the beach after Colin has been abroad for several years. When they see each other there is an instant attraction. There is one problem, Colon is from a very rich and influential
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Brittany Alexander
Aug 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
This book was okay. And the ending pissed me off. There's nothing worse than that. There really isn't.

There wasn't really a connection between Colin and Claire. I honestly felt like there was more of a connection between Claire and Alex than Claire and Colin.

I did find myself getting distracted often, the book unable to hold my interest for long periods of time. I just felt that this book had so much potential and it fell flat. I feel that Claire and Colin's relationship could have been specta
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Treena Ross - Rockstar Book Muse
Aug 26, 2018 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Contemporary Romance
3 STARS

THIS STIRY WAS VERY DIFFICULT TO CONNECT TO.
ALTHOUGH THE CHARACTERS OF COLIN AND CLAIRE WERE GROWN UP THEY SPOKE TO EACH OTHER AND ACTED KIND OF CHILDISH. ALTHOUGH I LIKED THE CHARACTERS INDIVIDUALLY TOGETHER THEY WERE UNRELATABLE.

THIS STORY IS ABOUT LOVE AND CLASS. WHICH ONE WILL WIN? WELL THE STORY TELLS US AND THERE IS A BIG TWIST AT THE END. HANG THROUGH IT AND TRY TO RELATE AS MUCH AS YOU CAN.

I RECECIVED AN ARC IN EXHANGE FOR A REVIEW.
Janine Bürger de Assis
Aug 28, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2018, arc
I really tried to like this book, but it was not possible. I couldn't connect with the characters of care for them. The story has a big twist that instead of a shock was a letdown. I fell in love with the cover, but not with the book.
Adrianna Schuh
Aug 24, 2018 rated it it was ok
I’m struggling a bit with this one, because well. I’ve never written a review on a book that I DNF’ed. So let me just tell you why I initially chose to review this book. The cover, honestly it’s gorgeous and I’m still so in love with it. And I mean the synopsis definitely interested me because I’m always up for star crossed lovers romance. Like yes please!

But I have to be completely honest, I was turned off my this book within the first few pages. The language is just so odd. So formal, but not
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Margaux
Aug 19, 2018 rated it did not like it
In less than a hundred pages, I knew then that this book is a fail. This book caught my attention because of its interesting blurb and its beautiful cover. Sadly, the story was not able to deliver.

I had trouble keeping up on who’s brain I was in most of the time. There were no clear transitions.

The characters talk in an unnatural vocabulary. It’s like synonyms replaced commonly used words. They sounded unrealistic and odd.

And the conclusion seemed as if it was a lazy solution to all the problems
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Gabby (What's Beyond Forks?)
Full Review at: What's Beyond Forks?

Claire is mourning her Mom's death, and this place and these people hold so many memories that include her mom. So, it's hard for her. Claire and Colin are childhood friends who haven't seen each other in years. I know they have known each other forever, but it's been a while, and the romance happened super fast. Too fast to feel much of the chemistry, but the lust was definitely there. Shortly after, things get serious, the story takes a darker turn. My heart
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Heather Mulvihill
rated it it was amazing
Sep 13, 2018
Cat
rated it it was ok
Oct 07, 2018
Melody Dawn
Aug 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Rewrite the Stars by Julieann Dove is a story about two people from completely different worlds falling in love and the obstacles they have to overcome in order to be together.

Ms. Dove is a new to me author and I enjoyed her style of storytelling. I was pulled in to the characters Journey and felt all their emotions, both painful and loving.

I confess I felt like I was on a roller coaster waiting to see how the H and h we're going to get together. The author did a good job with the story arc and
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