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.
Lucy is a what you would call a hippie but I prefer the term free spirit. She always tries to see the best in people and she's a deeply feeling person who wears her heart on her sleeve. I really liked Lucy's character because she is different than me. Lucy showed me that it's ok to let my emotions show and feel. Crying isn't a sign of weakness and that it's a sign of strength. It's ok to let your emotions run through you and embrace the feels. It's ok to fall because someone will catch me.
Graham is the exact opposite of Lucy. He's hard, closed off and void of human emotions. When you read the story you see why and can't really fault him. When the whirlwind that is Lucy comes in during his time of need she changes him forever.
Graham and Lucy. I wasn't sure how I would feel about them as a couple because they were such polar opposites. Their relationship starts out rocky and is kinda forbidden but nonetheless it happens. I loved the slow burn of this relationship. You could feel the passion and chemistry oozing off the pages. I loved how Lucy was able to pull back the layers when it came to Graham.
“No one in love should ever be anything less than content.”
I honestly don't even know how to write this review. This book wasn't like anything I've read this year and it just blew me away. When I read this book I was overcome with a slew of emotions. Cherry's writing and storytelling is on a whole different level. Her words speak to your soul. Her words are like a soothing balm to a burn. Her words are cathartic.This story makes you want to fight for your right to be love. The hopelessly romantic type of love. And to never to settle for anything less than!! Wel done Cherry!
LucyWe 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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