"I've spent most of my life trying to make it to a future that still hasn't happened, or avoid a past that won't let me go. I don't remember when I've ever just stopped to live in the present, to hold on to the seconds I'm in." Emma Thomas’s struggle with an abusive home life came to a... show more
"I've spent most of my life trying to make it to a future that still hasn't happened, or avoid a past that won't let me go. I don't remember when I've ever just stopped to live in the present, to hold on to the seconds I'm in." Emma Thomas’s struggle with an abusive home life came to a heart-pounding conclusion in the final chapters of Reason to Breathe, the first installment of The Breathing Series— Rebecca’s Donovan’s bestselling romantic-thriller (USA Today). Now her secret life has been exposed, and her tormentor can’t hurt her anymore. Yet some are still haunted by that night. The bruises may have faded, but scars and fears, remain. How will she reclaim her life when she's barely breathing?
Publish date: June 18th 2013
Pages no: 502
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, High School
, New Adult
Series: Breathing (#2)
Don't read this review unless you've read the first book of this series. Now you've been warned....Emma barely survived her Aunt Carol's torture. We find her living at her friend Sara's house for the first chapter then she jumps right in and wants to start living with her mother who abandoned her to...
This one gave me a headache. It was similar to the first book but with an alcoholic,self-absorbed mom instead of the abusive aunt. Add two sort-of love triangles and the fact that one was a 24yo man and a 17yo girl. Will I read the last book? Probably. Just not yet.
I never saw the twist coming, still in shock! The first book in this series was a cliff hanger but not the case with this book. Emma slowly is learning to cope after her last 5 years of hell by blocking out the hurt that has blinded her to the reality surrounding her. Slowly being awakened to acce...
Just when I thought i was over all the heartbreak and UGLY UGLY Snotty crying.....BOOM!!!!! She did it to me again..Emma's journey is far from over and as we see from this part of her journey, it is filled with more uncertainly, heartbreak and a fight over who she NEEDS to trust.
Roughly six months have passed since the events of that fateful night and Emma is now living with Sara and her parents. She has blocked out those terrible events and refused to listen to accounts of that catastrophe. When her mother re-enters her life, Emma actually moves in with her which I find b...