Savannah would be happy spending the summer working at the library and reading. But then she meets Jackson, who Savannah’s convinced is the one. At first. and her wonderful debut BREATHING should have made a stop here months back. Cheryl Renée Herbsman lives in Northern California with. Book: Breathing by Cheryl Renee Herbsman Rating: 5 Stars Summary: Savannah would be happy to spend the summer in her coastal Carolina.

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The incorrect grammar just bothered me, even though I know it was stylized that way. A hard-working loving Southern teen who loves to read and can’t wait to get out of her small town. The symbolism, the imagery, the breeathing call it whatever you want to, I just liked it. Now Savannah is by herself again and her asthma begins to become a problem again.

It deserves to be more than forgettable, but I fear it’ll join the ranks of ernee many books I have read, but only vaguely recall somewhere down the line.

BREATHING by Cheryl Renee Herbsman

It created an image in my head that allowed me to depict everything that was happening in the book — the Beach, Jackson, Savannah. The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary. I am aware that people actually do speak like this, but in my head it seemed exaggerated and basically annoying the way the characters spoke. Savannah, though immature and naive at times, cares very deeply about Jackson. Karen Yingling, Staff Reviewer. Breathing was a tale of young love that steals your breath away.

I’ve never read a story about asthma before and this definitely made my heart go out to all those who suffer from it. Jul 09, Sherry Brown rated it did not like it. It’s not necessarily the best feelings to have while reading a book. Yea, not so much about that.


Jan 25, Gabby rated it really liked it. But I got the main point and the language enhanced Breathing even more. Hes probably the perfect guy for Savannah due to his steadfast love for her. The ever steady rock that held her to the world that kept her breathing. And their relationship was, sad to same, was childish. While I felt that Savannah was three-dimensional and really stepped off the page, none of the other characters, including Jackson really stood out for me.

Breathing by Cheryl Renee Herbsman Book Reviews

Jackson abides by her mama’s 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. Hah, I have an asthmatic character. Only A Breath Apart.

Another thing is she has finally found someone who she can share her herbwman with. How is a goat evil? She embodies the typical teenage girl, full of insecurities and hopes. Maybe I was just expecting too much since everyone else seemed to think it was the Best Book Ever and I was expected something Sarah Dessen worthy. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Feb 26, Tasha rated it it was cgeryl. Like I mentioned above, Breathing is a far cry okay, maybe just a considerably distanced cry from the typical YA novels I’ve been reading lately, which was nice, refreshing even. In one scene a church camp boy the family is hosting wakes the girl up and is standing naked and she screams, but no descriptions are given just says he was naked. Open Preview See a Problem? Breathing captured the essence of tender touches, ripping heartache, and soft caresses in one stunning novel.


But, lets aim for the positive.

A girl who has lots of bu teen issues like me or us and behaves accordingly. Jan 07, Ashley – Book Labyrinth rated it liked it Shelves: Being with him defined who she was. She’s all set to continue in this routine until she meets Jackson on the beach and everything changes.

I felt particularly bad for Savannah during the portion of the book where she wa Breathing made me mourn summer. I don’t want to be too negative, because I did enjoy the book for the most part. Savannah as in Georgia Brown is a year-old girl who lives in the south and is perfectly content with reading romance novels and living a simple life. There was something missing from that part of the love story. Overall, the book was amazing! Jackson was just some bipolar boy and Savannah was an annoying brat.

At times I found her desire to better herself inspiring, but a majority of the time I just wanted to shake her. Read on for more about Brock and his book, an interview, an excerpt, plus an giveaway! I know that I complain sometimes that love in YA shouldn’t be hugely dramatic and overemotional and especially that it shouldn’t necessarily be forever.

However, there were some times in the book where I shook my head wondering where her sense has gone. Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! And finally, the romance, aside from the cute parts, seemed to me to be mostly about making out and hints about sex.

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