The Gravity of Us, an all-new gripping and emotional standalone from Brittainy C. Cherry is available now!
The Gravity of Us by Brittainy C. Cherry
Release Date: April 13th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Cover Designer: Quirkybird Designs
Graham Russell and I weren’t made for one another.
I was driven by emotion; he was apathetic. I dreamed while he lived in nightmares. I cried when he had no tears to shed.
Despite his frozen heart and my readiness to run, we sometimes shared seconds. Seconds when our eyes locked and we saw each other’s secrets. Seconds when his lips tasted my fears, and I breathed in his pains. Seconds when we both imagined what it would be like to love one another.
Those seconds left us floating, but when reality knocked us sideways, gravity forced us to descend.
Graham Russell wasn’t a man who knew how to love, and I wasn’t a woman who knew how to either. Yet if I had the chance to fall again, I’d fall with him forever.
Even if we were destined to crash against solid ground.
We didn’t know how to act with one another after our first kiss. Our situation wasn’t the norm when it came to building a relationship. We did everything backward. I fell in love with a boy before our first kiss, and he fell for a girl who he wasn’t allowed to have. Our connection, our heartbeats, matched one another in our fairytale world, but in reality, society deemed us as an awful accident.
Maybe we were an accident—a mistake.
Maybe we were never supposed to cross each other’s paths.
Maybe he was only meant to be a lesson in life and not a permanent mark.
But still, the way he kissed me…
Our kiss was as if heaven and hell collided together, and each choice was right and wrong at the same exact time. We kissed as if we were making a mistake and the best decision all at once. His lips made me float higher, yet somehow descend. His breaths somehow made my heart beat faster as it came to a complete halt.
Our love was everything good and bad wrapped in one kiss.
A part of me knew I should’ve regretted it, but the way his lips warmed up the cold shadows of my soul…the way he left his mark on me…
I’d never regret finding him, holding him, even if we only had those few seconds as one. He’d always be worth those tiny seconds we shared.
He’d always be worth that soul-connecting feeling we created when our lips touched.
He’d always be the one I spent my nights dreaming of being near.
He’d always be worth it to me.
Sometimes when your heart wanted a full-length novel, the world only gave you a novella, and sometimes when you wanted forever you only had those few seconds of now.
And all I could do, all anyone could ever do, was make each moment count.
After we went home that night, we didn’t talk about it at all. Not the following week, either. I focused on Talon. Graham worked on his novel. I believed both of us were waiting for the right time to come up for us to speak about it, but that was the tricky thing about timing: it was never right. Sometimes you just had to leap and hope you didn’t fall.
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Review: 5 STARS!!
I have loved this series since the beginning and this book just ended the series perfectly!! This book was beautifully written and the emotions that it pulled from me were intense.
Lucy was a carefree yet she felt everything deep kind of character. She loved life and she made the most of it. Sometimes, she had hard days, especially when family was involved, but mostly, she was happy. I loved the good vibes that Lucy had. She was calm under pressure and she lived life to the fullest. My heart did break for her and what she went through, and at the hands of family no less, but it never dragged her down, she grew stronger from it. Lucy was one heck of a character and I loved the way she rubbed off on Graham and his outlook on life and love.
Graham is a recluse and I loved every minute of reading about his character. He went through some traumatic experiences when he was a child and those shaped him into the man he is today. When his world turns upside down, he has no clue what to do and I found that so endearing and realistic. All of the changes and the growth that Graham's character does is really humbling. He changes his life and learns to let go of the past and believe in the future. Lucy pushed him and Graham pushed her and together, they collided like an inferno and no one could put them out.
The deep connection that these two felt for each other was noticeable to anyone with eyes and people only wished that they had that type of love with someone. Brittainy C. Cherry really wrote a phenomenal book that ripped my heart out in the most perfect way. I am sad that this series is over, but I loved every book and every word written and I cannot wait to see what Brittainy C. Cherry comes out with next!!
-Elizabeth from Crazii Bitches Book Blog
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About the Author:
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