Only A Breath Apart

Only A Breath Apart

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Bestselling author Katie McGarry's trademark wrong-side-of-the-tracks romance is given a new twist in the gritty YA contemporary novel, Only a Breath Apart .

They say your destiny is carved in stone. But some destinies are meant to be broken.

The only curse Jesse Lachlin believes in is his grandmother's will: in order to inherit his family farm he must win the approval of his childhood best friend, the girl he froze out his freshman year.

A fortuneteller tells Scarlett she's psychic, but what is real is Scarlett's father's controlling attitude and the dark secrets at home. She may be able to escape, but only if she can rely on the one boy who broke her heart.

Each midnight meeting pushes Jesse and Scarlett to confront their secrets and their feelings, but as love blooms, the curse rears its ugly head...

"A gorgeous, heartfelt journey of redemption and love." -- New York Times bestselling author Wendy Higgins

" Gritty and real, Only a Breath Apart is a story of hope conjured from pain, strength drawn from innocence, and love earned from self-respect. Beautiful, poignant, and fierce."--Kristen Simmons, critically acclaimed author of the Article 5 series

Publisher: New York : Tor Teen, ©2019.
ISBN: 9781250193858
Characteristics: 364 pages ;,22 cm

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Feb 16, 2019

This was so beautifully written it felt like I was reading poetry. You get so attached to the two main characters because they have gone through so much and seen horrible things that no one should ever have to see. Their character development and the development of their relationship took a while but in the end it was worth it. One thing I loved was the minor characters like Marshall, Glory, and Pastor Hughes. I did not even notice until halfway into the book that they were there to help Jesse and Scarlett move forward and I loved them for that. This is the first book I have read by Katie McGarry and I look forward to reading more of her work.

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