Nashville by Heart

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Nashville by Heart Small town girl Gillian Heart moved to Nashville to get a record deal not end up on some playboy s arm That s why she tells herself she can t get too personal with sexy music agent Will Adams Will ma

  • Title: Nashville by Heart
  • Author: Tina Ann Forkner
  • ISBN: 9780692642894
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Paperback
  • Small town girl Gillian Heart moved to Nashville to get a record deal not end up on some playboy s arm That s why she tells herself she can t get too personal with sexy music agent, Will Adams Will makes her heart flutter, but he s also broken plenty of hearts in this city Will thinks Gillian has what it takes to make it in Nashville, but he can t help being wildly attrSmall town girl Gillian Heart moved to Nashville to get a record deal not end up on some playboy s arm That s why she tells herself she can t get too personal with sexy music agent, Will Adams Will makes her heart flutter, but he s also broken plenty of hearts in this city Will thinks Gillian has what it takes to make it in Nashville, but he can t help being wildly attracted to her in a way that has little to do with music She inspires him to change his ways, but he s still wary about mixing business with pleasure He did that once before and got burned But neither Will nor Gillian can deny the spark between them As things heat up, Gillian dares to imagine a life with Will even though she knows he s not a forever kind of guy And then Will makes a move bringing back memories of the father who abandoned her that makes her question him and her whole life in Nashville.Can Gillian get over the disappointments of the past and find her place in Nashville, and with Will

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    1. Marin Thomas on said:

      I was lucky enough to read an advance copy of Nashville by Heart! Fans of country music will love watching spirited Gillian follow her dream to Nashville only to discover that she can’t run from who she is. Forkner’s touching romance shows us that sometimes in order to move forward in life and love we must first confront our past and those who’ve hurt us. This fast-paced story mirrors the hectic music business, providing the perfect backdrop for Gillian and Will’s bumpy road to happy-eve [...]

    2. Vicki Lesage on said:

      Loved this book! A sweet, fairy tale romance that will make you believe in happily ever after!

    3. Steffi on said:

      I was looking forward to a short and sweet romance story but unfortunately the book didn't really turn out to be what I expected.I liked the Nashville music setting and the first meeting between Gillian and Will was very promising. But the characters and the development of their relationship turned out to be my biggest problem with the book.I found the story rushing through things way too fast, the characters meet and suddenly there are kind of together for a while. I missed the chemistry buildi [...]

    4. Joanne on said:

      Good pace, good characters, nothing mind blowingThis is a tidy little story which is lovely if you like tidy little stories of living happily ever after. There are no shock, twists or sudden upsets. I liked this as I was expecting that from other reviews and it delivered a well written clear novel. I found the characters plausible and engaging. There were a bit simplistic but it suited the style well. This is not for the reader looking to be challenged but if you want some nice fluff to pick up [...]

    5. Denise Stout on said:

      **received an ARC from net galley**Wonderfully written and fun story to read. Songwriter and country music singer Gillian Heart shows up for an interview with an agent, but she doesn't get the appointment because she forgot to be herself. A chance meeting with Will Adams in the lobby makes all the difference. She's the real deal when she's herself: small town country girl, and Will finds that attractive because he's a small town country boy, too. A second chance means a possible record deal, but [...]

    6. Laura Henderson on said:

      The synopsisSmall town girl Gillian Heart goes to Nashville in hopes of making it big. When she meets record label producer Will Adams, she is instantly attracted. However Will has a reputation for breaking hearts. Gillian tries to change his bad boy ways. however Will is hesitant to mix business and pleasure due to him being burned before. Can Will change his ways and will Gillian pick her music over Will? Read the book to find out.The reviewI loved the realism of this book. Being said that the [...]

    7. Dee/ bookworm on said:

      Nashville by Heart was a cute novel. But the focus was all over the place. The beginning of the book is how Gillian is trying to get her music career started, and at the end there is no mention of it. Also her "mentor" is only in a few chapters in the beginning and then gone. Dorothy makes the cut, but barely. It was a good read, but there were almost too many ideas at work.I received a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review from NetGalley.

    8. Cindy on said:

      I loved this story. Tina Ann Forkner made you fall in love with Gillian from the beginning of the story. A sweet story of a young woman, going to Nashville on her own, trying to get into the music business and yet, her heart still belongs to the small town where she was raised.

    9. Judy on said:

      I loved this story of a young girl pursuing her dream of being a professional singer. Along the path to her successful career, she also finds love. The best part is that she remains the sweet small town girl after she achieves her dream.

    10. Melissa Spalding on said:

      Sweet storyPerfect little country love story! Everything about this book made me happy, from beginning to end. It's a sweet tale of a country singer trying to get her big break in Nashville. I love happy endings, and Nashville By Heart delivered!

    11. Mandy on said:

      *I received a copy of this book as part of LibraryThing’s Members Giveaway program in exchange for an unbiased review. Brief plot spoilers may follow.*Nashville by Heart tells a story that in theory, we’ve read before. Sweet, humble, small-town girl moves to the big city in hopes of making her music dreams come true. What makes Nashville by Heart different from the mold is all due to the author. She took a typical skeleton and made it something heartwarming and honest; she kept it true to sm [...]

    12. Tara on said:

      I was given this ebook in exchange for an honest review on LibraryThing. The story begins with Gillian Heart, an aspiring country music singer, in the heart of Nashville. She is struggling to make ends meet-waiting tables at a restaurant. She moved from her small town to make her dreams come true. She finally gets an appointment with Will Adams-the biggest agent in town. Upon arriving she is turned away-there was no appointment. But while leaving the building she happens upon the most stunning m [...]

    13. Jeannie Zelos on said:

      Nashville By Heart,  Tina Ann ForknerReview from Jeannie Zelos book reviewsGenre:  Romance, I loved Tina’s The Real Thing, and looked forward to reading this. I loved the setting, all things music at Nashville but the story was just too “cute” somehow, a sweet read, a HEA which I love but it lacked the drama and passions of The Real Thing I felt. I do need drama, things to go wrong, to feel that there’s a real chance the couple won’t make it even when I know of course that they wi [...]

    14. Sam on said:

      This was such a cute book. If that is what you need in your life at this moment, then this book is perfect. If you want something a bit more in-depth than that, you won’t find it in Nashville by Heart. Nashville by Heart is all about a 25 year old girl named Gillian trying to make it big in Nashville. But of course, she finds love but might have to give it up if she wants to have a real shot at making it big. The plot was exceptionally fast paced. The story just seemed to zoom by and it never [...]

    15. Denise on said:

      I loved this book! Gillian was a small-town girl with big music dreams. She is the daughter of musicians who took separate paths. Her mother stayed in the small town to raise Gillian. Her left for the fame he found in Nashville. Gillian heads to Nashville to follow her dreams but is determined to not give up who she is. She wants nothing to do with her father and his name on her, so she tries to make her dream happen purely by working hard and pushing through.After 3 years in Nashville, Gillian [...]

    16. Elise on said:

      I got that book for free in exchange of an honest review. What can I say? I, again, haven't my new favorite book, nonetheless I spent a nice day reading this little book. Let me explain. I love a nice common contemporary novel but! God, the clichés! I'm okay with one or two but not an entire book. Characters were quite stereotypical Nashville type of people, way too much. The couple story and evolution are again super stereotypical. You don't get to feel any attachments to them and it's a bit o [...]

    17. Jin on said:

      thanks to Netgalley and Velvet Morning Press in exchange for honest review.Every country star wants to make it big in Nashville. Gillian is one of those dreaming becoming next Taylor Swift. Working in two jobs to make the living and she is not giving up yet. when she made an appointment with management company but she missed Agent Will. On her way out of the office, she meets him by chance and things are looking better than ever. Gillian is daughter of famous lyrics but they were abandoned by he [...]

    18. Barbara on said:

      This was by first read by this author. I was given the book for an honest review and so glad I was given the opportunity because it won’t be my last time read her books. I thoroughly enjoyed the story.The story got me hooked right way from the first chapter. It’s about a small town county girl, Gillian Heart, who moved to Nashville to make it big as a country singer. She somehow made an appointment with a manager but it wasn’t really an appointment as and she was leaving she ran into this [...]

    19. Lynn Brooks on said:

      A fun filled easy read centering on following your dreams, but always being ready to face your past when you have to!Small town girl Gillian Heart left home for Nashville 3 years ago in pursuit of a record deal. She is working as hard as she has to in order to pay the rent and eat until she gets her big break. When she gets noticed by music agent Will Adams, she thinks she's finally on her way!Will is blown away by Gillian's talent and is excited to become her agent and try to get her noticed as [...]

    20. Bookqueen5 on said:

      A love story at its finest! Gotta love the drama, the boots and the hunky music man. So much to wrap your head around in this book, a strong independent women looking to make her mark on the world with a beautiful voice. She has what it takes but will she get wrapped up in a love affair with something other than her music? A hunky music exec that has a way with the ladies has found a soft spot for Gillian. Should he make a move? Should she deny the love that lies below the surface? So many quest [...]

    21. Bored on said:

      Nashville by Heart, the latest novel by Tina Ann Forkner, follows Gillian through her challenges as she begins a career as a country singer in Nashville, learns to deal with her father who abandoned her, and not fall in love at the same time. Of course love conquers all in the end. Forkner does a nice job depicting Nashville. Unfortunately the novel doesn’t have the depth of The Real Thing, or Waking Up Joy, for that matter. The main characters are stereotypical, one dimensional and perfect. G [...]

    22. Beth Tilley on said:

      Gillian is pursuing her dreams of being a singer in Nashville and has a chance meeting with producer Will. This book started out a little cliche and corny for me but it picked up and was more genuine by the end. I liked Gillian. She's determined to satisfy her goals and let nothing, including her hangups with her parents and a budding relationship with Will, stand in her way. Will was instantly attracted to Gillian and wanted to help her fulfill her destiny and at the same time longs for a relat [...]

    23. ilovereading on said:

      Gillian is trying to make it as a musician in Nashville and is set to meet Will, a reputable agent. Things don't go as planned when it is cancelled. She is devastated but by chance she meets him. Both Will and Gillian feel a connection but it's all business at first.The relationship between Will and Gillian blossoms slowly and beautifully. Like all relatinships, there are ups and downs. The only thing that drew me back was her naivete. At times, she felt more like a teenager.This was a well writ [...]

    24. Bee's (Bridgette) Bookshelves on said:

      I'm a sucker for a man in jeans & boots, but give him a hat, a southern accent and make him as sweet as Will, I'm in love. I'm also a fan of country music so this book really hit on all cylinders for me. I enjoyed that Will and Gillian fell for each other in the lobby before they knew who the other was falling because of the other's status, job or money. Although I like a rather quicker-paced book to keep things moving along, about 3/4 in it started to get very rushed & alternated from W [...]

    25. Michele on said:

      I won this book as part of a member giveaway on Library Thing. I really wanted to like this book more than I did. Everything just happened so quickly for the main characters. Also I thought it was going to focus more on her music career than it did but after the beginning of the book it's mentioned sparsely and what is mentioned happens pretty quickly along with the romance. Another thing, Gillian spend the whole book distracted by the fact that her father abandoned her and then that story line [...]

    26. Cynthia on said:

      Tina Ann Forkner does a good job of interlacing the country music scene with Gillian’s small town insecurities and homesickness. Throughout the story, Gillian struggles to balance her desire to be a singer in Nashville while being so far from her home and her mother who she is very attached to. Gillian also wrestles with abandonment issues stemming from her father’s disappearance. Throughout the entire story, Gillian allows her past to dictate her present and she consistently battles herself [...]

    27. mk on said:

      It is a story of songwriter and country music singer Gillian Heart who moves to Nashville to make her dreams of a career as a country singer come true. It is a heart-warming story that shows dreams do come true if we give them a chance. Gillian also meets a love of her life, a man who makes her life be like a fairytale.I really enjoyed the story although I know nothing about country music since it’s not popular in Europe. I think it was well written and the action was well paced. I’d recomme [...]

    28. Ashley on said:

      *Received an ARC copy in exchange of an honest review*This was a sweet romantic read about Gillian Heart who is a country music singer trying to get a record deal. When she goes to meet Agent Will Adams, she is disappointed when the lady informs her that her meeting is canceled and will not be rescheduled. Before leaving the office, she is surprised that the guy she is talking to is THE Will Adams himself. She does not give him a great first impression in her book, but he is fascinated by her an [...]

    29. Susan Peterson on said:

      Gillian Heart, an aspiring singer and songwriter, left her small hometown and headed to Nashville 3 years ago. When she meets successful music agent Will Adams, it seems like her luck is finally going to change. Gillian is naive and sweet, and Will has a reputation for being a playboy, and they are both afraid of being hurt, personally as well as professionally. What follows is a tender, lighthearted, heartwarming love story, about 2 people who seem so different, but whose lives seem destined to [...]

    30. Mary on said:

      I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This is the first book by this author that I have read, but it won't be the last. It has a smooth storyline and for the most part it's a happy story. Small town girl Gillian is trying to make it in Nashville, Will is the agent who stands her up but then runs into her on her way out and falls for her. Gillians journey to fame has a roadblock/bonus, her estranged father, songwriter Cooper Heart. The story draws you in and keeps [...]

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