From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, comes BROKEN BEAUTIFUL HEARTS—a red-hot romance that will break your heart and put it back together again! Don’t miss this stunning new title from Kami Garcia!
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BROKEN BEAUTIFUL HEARTS Synopsis:
From #1 New York Times–bestselling author Kami Garcia comes a red-hot romance that will break your heart and put it back together again.
Her heart has to break before it can open.
When star soccer player Peyton Rios receives an offer from her first-choice college, senior year starts off exactly as planned. But when Peyton uncovers her boyfriend’s dark secret, she confronts him—and finds herself falling down a flight of stairs. Peyton’s knee—and maybe her dream of going pro—is shattered. Everyone is talking: Was she pushed, or did she fall? Peyton knows the truth, even if no one believes her.
He has to let someone in before it’s too late.
With her future on the line, Peyton goes to stay with her uncle in a small Tennessee town to focus on her recovery. Dating is the last thing on her mind—until she meets sweet, sexy Owen Law.
But Peyton doesn’t trust her heart, especially when she senses that Owen is hiding something. When their secrets are finally exposed, Peyton has to decide if love is worth fighting for.
“His expression is a complicated tangle of emotions I can’t unravel. There was a time when I Would’ve wanted to try to do Some untangling, after watching a good-looking guy swoop in and rescue someone. But I’m done with complicated “
“Sometimes life only gives you two options–bad or worse. So you go with bad”
“At the last possible moment, he stops and looks back. It’s two seconds. Maybe less. But when a boy looks at you like he’s drowning and you’re the only person who saw him fall on, it feels like forever. “
“Every heart can be broken. Some just break more easily than others.”
Broken Beautiful Hearts is an incredibly well written and captivating YA read. The story-line is compelling and the writing is 100% addictive. With lots of drama, heartache, intense and shocking moments, this book will be sure to keep you on your toes and leave you unable to put it down.
I forgot how much addicting the YA genre can be. I was hooked from the very first page and got completely lost in the story that unfolded. I was shocked and couldn’t look away. I had to keep reading. I had to see what would happen next. And this book totally kept me coming back for more.
I fell in love with the characters instantly and found them easy to connect with. Their story was spellbinding, yet gritty. Filled with lost dreams and broken hearts. I even fell in love with the secondary characters and wanted to more about them. And let me tell you, there are quite a few characters that I wouldn’t mind seeing more of in the future.
Owen had my heart from the moment I met him. He was tough, yet adorable at the same time. He was an amazing friend and never pushed for more. He was protective of those he let get close and was 100% swoon worthy. And Peyton…She could have let her injury consume her, but she was so incredibly strong. It may have turned her world turned upside down and force change, but if there was anyone up to the challenge, it was Peyton. Fresh start.
Owen & Peyton were adorable together. I loved seeing their friendship grow and enjoyed witnessing their slow building romance. I’m usually not a big fan of the slow burn, but with these two, it was totally satisfying.
Overall, I thought this book was an enjoyable read. It kept me on my toes right until the very end. Beautiful Broken Hearts is a terrific YA novel that has just the right amount of drama, intrigue and romance. I loved getting lost in this story and look forward to checking out more contemporary works from this author in the future.
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“Something wonderful happened to me as I read this—I fell in love. Genuine, shattering, deep, heart-pounding love. Thank you, Kami Garcia, for Peyton and Owen. We need their story.”
—Jennifer Niven, New York Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places and Holding Up the Universe
This is not how I envisioned celebrating my big news. I reach for my phone to check the time, wondering if it’s too early to head home. But it isn’t in my pocket. Nothing but lip balm, house keys, and Reed’s car keys. God forbid he carry anything except his phone. I pat down my coat. “I lost my phone.”
“It’s probably in the car, like the last three times you lost it. I need to run to the bathroom and then I’ll help you find it,” Tess says.
The line for the bathroom is six people deep. I can’t wait that long. “All my voice mails are on it.”
Tess knows that by all I really mean one—the last message from my dad. It’s the reason I’ve had the same phone for a year and a half, even though it barely holds a charge.
“I bet it’s in the car,” she says. “Don’t worry.”
“I’m just going to run out and check.” I leave through the back door.
Outside, a stone retaining wall snakes down the hill beside the house. The wall separates a paved footpath from the long driveway. My arm scrapes against the rock as I rush toward the steps at the end of the walk- way that lead down to the street.
Reed parked his car across from the steps, and I can’t get it unlocked fast enough. I search for my phone in the front seat and between the crevices of the center console.
Think. Retrace your steps.
When we got in Reed’s car I tossed my jacket in the back seat. My phone could’ve fallen out of the pocket. I lean between the front seats and grope around.
Come on. Please be here.
What if it’s not?
My chest tightens. I can’t lose Dad’s message.
Reed’s car is full of junk—hand wraps, sparring pads, sweaty T-shirts, and empty energy drinks. His smelly gym bag is open on the floor. I dig through it until my fingers hit something rectangular and smooth.
I take it out of the bag, expecting a cheap plastic box like one Reed uses as a first aid kit. But this box is glossy black cardboard, like a gift box.
Reed doesn’t do surprises, and he thinks presents are a waste of money. The only gift he has given me in the seven months we’ve been together was for my birthday. And Tess and Mrs. Michaels don’t have birthdays anytime soon.
My stomach bottoms out.
All the time he’s been spending at the gym . . . What if Reed hasn’t been there every night?
Things have been off between us for a while and I’m not a fan of his recent mood swings, but I’d never cheat on him. That doesn’t mean he wouldn’t.
The box doesn’t have a store name or logo printed on it, and it’s a weird size—too big for a bracelet and too deep for a necklace. A watch, maybe?
I open the lid.
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About Kami Garcia:
Kami Garcia is a #1 New York Times–bestselling and Bram Stoker–nominated author and the coauthor of the Beautiful Creatures and Dangerous Creatures novels. Her solo series, the Legion, includes the instant New York Times bestseller Unbreakable and its sequel, Unmarked. Kami is also the author of The X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos and The Lovely Reckless.
Kami was a teacher for seventeen years and coauthored her first novel on a dare from seven of her students. If she isn’t busy watching Supernatural, Kami can teach you how to escape from a pair of handcuffs or bake a Coca-Cola cake. Kami lives in Maryland with her family and their dogs, Spike and Oz.