Savannah would be happy to spend the summer in her coastal Carolina town working at the library and lying in a hammock reading her beloved romance novels. But then she meets Jackson. Once they lock eyes, shes convinced hes the oneher true love, her soul mate, a boy different from all the rest. And at first it looks like Savannah is right. Jackson abides by her mamas strict rules, and stays by her side during a hospitalization for severe asthma, which Savannah becomes convinced is only improving because Jackson is there. But when hes called away to help his familyand seems uncertain about returningSavannah has to learn to breathe on her own, both literally and figuratively.
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As soon as I started reading this book, I fell in love with Savannah's character. She embodies the typical teenage girl, full of insecurities and hopes. Unlike m... ...more
The book is really wonderful. It's lyric and lovely and the characters are so very vivid and authentic that I actually felt like I had spent my sum... ...more
I really enjoyed the way the story dealt with teen love. It didn't treat it like "puppy love" (a phrase my parents use to... ...more
Savannah was a bit excessively melodramatic for me at times, but I guess that’s how extreme first love can be. So although it was... ...more
-A girl with asthma(or other medical condition) -be... ...more
Breathing is a perfect book to read in the summer. What a wonderful story. Watching Savannah come into her own over one summer, meeting the love of her life Jackson, and learning things about herself she never knew were possible.
Savannah goes through a roller coaster of emotions, up and down and... ...more