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Two years after her best friend was involved in a car accident that caused a traumatic brain injury, Lottie Anders is ready to start her freshman year of college. Ready to move on. Ready to start forgetting the night that ripped her life apart.

Her plans come to a screeching halt when not one, but both brothers responsible for the accident end up back in her life again.

ebook, 453 pages
Published January 24th 2013 by DRC Publishing (first published January 12th 2013)
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Lkay ❇✾The one-click buy button addict❇✾

Charlotte didn't just shake my world. She created an earthquake that had irrevocably changed the landscape of my life.

This book caught me by complete and total surprise. I didn't expect to like it as much as I did. For some reason, after reading the book blurb, I had thought that this would be some type of love triangle, which I don't usually enjoy. That was not the case at all. It is a beautiful story about falling for the person you shouldn't, regrets, and second chances.

Two years ago, while
★★Daisy Hearts Jethro, Jesse, James, Clay, Daniel & Q ★★

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I so felt hanging there... I really love the author to write a bonus chapter... My mind was racking to know what happened to Zack and Lexie and on top of that, how will Zan & Lottie be with each other in future! I guess it's up to imagination now *pouts*

Deeper We Fall is a book of heartwarming, beautiful story of love, friendship, siblings and guilt. How they come together to face the past and that have been haunting them both. A beautiful well-written story!

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Lottie, Zan and Zack
“Mom, I don’t know what to do.”
“Mom, I don’t think reading about Scout for the millionth time is going to help in this situation, despite how much I love it.”
“The words of Atticus Finch are relevant in any situation, you would do well to remember them.”

Deeper We Fall is as all about second chances, forgiving others, forgiving yourself, love, healing and acceptance. Fantastic, it was :D

Lottie was a normal high school girl at a party with her best friend Lexie. Lexie decided to go
Vikki ~ *squee* lite ~
I enjoyed the heck out if this book. I'm just loving reading about relationships actually developing (instead of the insta love/relationship that we see so much if these days). I will admit, as much as I enjoyed the build-up, I was anxious for them to finally get together.

I adore Zan. He isn't quite up to Hunter's caliber (from My Favorite Mistake ). But he was fabulous in his own way. I loved that he quoted poetry and played the banjo and still managed to be a total bad ass. I love how much he
Elizabeth (Liz)
Review posted at: Swept Away By Romance

4 Stars

Two brothers, Zack and Zan Parker. Two friends, Lottie Anders and Lexie Davis. One night that changed everything. This story made me cry. It made me laugh. It made me wish for a brother like Will Anders. It made me long for a Zan Parker in my life. This isn't just another book you read. This is a journey you walk with these characters. We get inside their heads and their hearts.

When Lottie and her twin brother Will wind up at college with both Zack a
Jxxx  ♥ Pink Lady ♥
♥‘Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere.
They’re in each other all along' ~ Remi ♥

One night, young, Charlotte Anders' life is ripped apart, never to be the same again. Her best friend makes a bad decision and suffers the irrevocable consequences. Quickly wind forward.......two years later and we see Lottie, as she is known to her friends, begin her freshman year of college; she is ready to make new friends, not forget, but move on with her life.....

Zack & Zan, old school friends, make an un
Jill Heather
Lottie's best friend was in a car accident with a creepy guy (Zack) and his brother (Zan, who is clearly interested in Lottie). Zan goes to some kind of facility for a year because he caused the accident by driving without a license (though not drunk). Now Lottie and her twin brother Will are at university -- the same one as Zack and Zan! Oh no! And her roommate is dating Zack! Oh DOUBLE no!

Zan still is obsessed with Lottie, Lottie is in love with Zan even though she doesn't want to be, Zack ups
Review posted on Way Too Hot Books

What happens when you combine Star Wars, Nicholas Sparks, Oprah and eighteen year old kids?

I have to be honest here and say that I didn't like this book very much. I expected so much more, it has lot of potential to be a great, summer read, but at times I felt like I've been reading one big compilation of every possible cliché. Generally, that is the biggest problem with readers turned to be new authors (with all due respect, I am not trying to be mean or anyt
Magan Vernon
Jan 24, 2013 Magan Vernon marked it as to-read
There has been a formula for most novels that has been around since the days of old. The typical "bad boy" and the broken girl get together and live happily ever after.

Chelsea Cameron decided to take this old formula and put a new twist on it that isn't like anything else on the virtual shelves.

Told from dual POV's we get to see inside the lives of Lottie and Zan after a tragic car accident, two years before, left Lottie's best friend, Lexie, with a traumatic brain injury and Zan with a hauntin
Jess - A is for Alpha B is for Books
"Remember, Elizabeth fell for Mr. Darcy, Beauty fell for the Beast and Scarlet fell for Rhett. Girls love a mysterious boy with a dark past. Trust me,"

Deeper we fall is a story about Love. Acceptance. Forgiveness. Healing. Redemption.

I really enjoyed this.

Lottie was great with her obsession for books and loved all the references from "To Kill a Mockingbird"

"The words of Atticus Finch are relevant in any situation, especially this one. You would do well to remember them." Great. I'd insulted To
Virginia Hill
This is the second book I've read by Chelsea M. Cameron, the first being My Favorite Mistake, which I liked a great deal. Deeper We Fall is a Mature Teen/New Adult novel written in the alternating points-of-view of Lottie (Charlotte) Anders and Zan (Alexander) Parker. The author scored a lot of points with me by clearly identifying who narrated each section — I've read several books where the narrator was not identified and found them to be highly frustrating!

You may find my entire review here:
I swear, I'm through with this New Adult stuff. I've got to finish reading the galleys I've been approved for, cuz I'm weird like that, then we're breaking up for good. I'll make an exception for those very few gems that Emily May unearths from time to time, but that's it. I usually raise an eyebrow when somebody says an entire genre stinks. I don't generally care for Westerns (movies, music, or books), rap music, or Duck Dynasty. BUT, I've also found something in each of those categories that w ...more
Cristina Buzoianu
The first thing I loved about this story was the writing style. I’ve never read a book written by Chelsea before and it totally sucked me in from the very beginning! Then, the pace is neither too slow, nor too fast. It’s perfectly created to show the angst and the emotions of the characters.

Lottie’s love and devotion for her broken best friend made my heart melt. Having to see what’s left of Lexie after the accident was extremely hard, that's why she’s full of guilt and pain. But she has Will, h
I was given this book by netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

I absolutely loved this book. It's not your ordinary love story. Everyone knows the whole good girl falls for a bad boy routine but this is different. Zan is not just the bad guy but he's the one Lottie hates for damaging her best friend Lexie beyond repair in a car accident 2 years earlier. I won't go too much into the story as I really don't want to spoil it for you, but it has a good twist. You find yourself in Lottie's posit
Alana ~ The Book Pimp
Angst... Check. Douchebag character(s)... check. Grudges... check. Romance... check. Twin-dar powers activate... check. Geeky it is, yes? (In a Yoda voice) But, there's always a but... just not so great that it pushes it far above the pack. Worth reading, it certainly is. Although- I do have to give it a special bonus ½♥ simply because of the Minecraft references. *Ssssssss*BOOM!
4-4½♥ Geeky, New Adult Hearts.

I did receive this title for free via NetGalley, but also purchased the audio from Audib
More than 70% of the book was really boring. Nothing was happening. Just dragging the story completely nowhere and my nerves everywhere.I was so annoyed. I wanted to break something.
I really disliked that Zan decided do call her "L". SERIOUSLY??? Why not sticking with "Charlotte"? NO - "L" for "Love" mind you, NOT for "Loser"!
From no chemistry at all to scorching interactions..hmm..seemed to me quite far fetched (Lottie supposedly hated him and Zan was rendered mute around her). BUT when he sta
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Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it - Rumi

In Deeper We Fall, we’re first introduced to Lottie (aka Charlotte), a girl living with an unimaginable amount of guilt and anger. Two years prior to leaving for college her best friend, Lexie was in a car accident. Lottie feels she could have or should have prevented it. She should have never let Lexie get into th
4.75 Angsty, Tea and Pop Tart ★'s !!


Well, well, I was actually surprised by how much I liked this book!

Deeper we fall is a college romance in which the MCs are haunted by the same tragedy that struck two years ago. They're both looking to start afresh, but in the biggest of coincidences, everyone ends up in the same dorm.

Zan/ Alex had a little bit of everything and I LOVED him! From the bad boy player past with the tat, to the shy poetry loving boy who's too afraid to make a move on the girl
Whitley Birks
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A galley copy was provided free by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

This is the kind of book that’s hard for me to review, because about 95% of it was just average. Not bad. Not bad at all. But nothing to make me swoon, either, so the 5% of the book that was bad stuck and I had nothing giddy to counter it with.

The characters were all good, and we had a nice variety in the cast. They each had room to let their own little quirks shine, and the
I was given this book in exchange for a review.

I really liked this book. Really, I did. At the same time, though, I had some problems with the finer details.

What I liked:
-the alternating POV. This is quickly becoming one of my favorite things to find in books.
-the awesome cast of supporting characters.
-sweet story of guilt and forgiveness with tension and build up in the relationship between the main characters.
-good amount of humorous sarcasm.
-well placed literary and musical references.

My tr
Mel Viera
Confieso que cuando leí la sinopsis, lo primero que pensé fue: "Demasiado drama. Qué raro Chelsea", pero, de todas formas, estaba en mis planes darle una oportunidad ya que se trataba de esta autora, y por lo mucho que había amado "My Favorite Mistake".

Debo decir que no me arrepiento. Es un libro hermoso, donde el drama es sólo el sustento de una preciosa historia de amor, no el centro de todo.

Jamás pensé que alguien pudiera superar a Hunter Zuccadelli, pero lo cierto es que Zan Parker se ganó
As of January 6th: Average rating: 1.33

How is this even possible?! This book hasn't been released yet!
Zoe and the Edge
3.5 Stars

Zan and Zack don't really get along. Zack might be a creepy womanising douche. But everyone's afraid of Zan. He's got the tall, silent and broody thing going on. Zack's a party boy and he's always trying to get Zan to go out with him.

Zack - “Don’t you want to be bad again? I know you do. It calls to you.”
Zan - “Doesn’t mean I have to answer.”

But of course Zack isn't all bad. He and Zan have this on-again off-again relationship.

Zack - “Sperm to worm?” Brothers for life.

Zan's crazy abo
May 02, 2013 Nick rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: arc

Deeper We Fall was a book I stepped into with worry. I had an inkling of what might happen in the book just from reading the synopsis and I wasn't sure how I would deal with it all. In the end, I wound up really enjoying this book despite some tiny issues I had with it.

Lottie was a character that I liked, but never connected with it. She was suffering from the guilt of leaving behind her best friend in the hands of a jock who was drunk. Now, her best friend has had a brain injury does not rememb
Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
Deeper We Fall is one of those stories that will stick with you for a long time. It is a story filled with lies, secrets, loss and unexpected love. When I read the blurb for the book back in December I knew it was going to be a must read for me because who doesn't love a book where the main characters come together after one has caused a tragic accident.What would you do if your best was in a bad accident that left her with a traumatic injury? Could you leave your best friend behind for college ...more
Lucie Fuentes
I hesitated before starting this novel because the story seemed ringing too much familiar bells.
Then, I threw myself into the water because I never resist a romance with the wrong guy who turn out to be a good one. So much more appealing than a prince charming...

Because obviously, even with all the shit surrounding Zan's life and all Lottie's good will, the reader knows that she will fall for Zan. That is why we turn the pages waiting to see how it will happen. And honestly, I was pleased and su
**I received a copy of this book for a honest review**

I thought that this was a wonderful book! The story was amazing and it was so well written. The author pulled me in from the beginning & I couldn't put it down. I also liked the alternating POV from the 2 main characters.

Charlotte, or Lottie, as everyone called her was an extremely likable main character. She had a good heart & would do anything for for anyone she loved. She could also be rude & mean to someone if they hurt those
Claire Robinson

I am a big fan of Chelsea M. Cameron, I discovered her awesomeness when I read My Favourite Mistake, it blew me away, not to mention the fact I pulled an all-nighter to finish it….

In Deeper We Fall we get a similar premise wherein the main characters are beginning their journey into adulthood, starting with going away to college. I have to say this book reminded me in parts of the Return to, and Leaving Paradise series by Simone Elkeles, which I absolutely adored.

Zan Parker is an honourable and
Alyson Alvigi-quaranta
**I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review**

4.5 Stars!

I really enjoyed this book, I couldn't put it down. It's a story of love and forgiveness, tragedy and hope. It is told in alternating POV's of Lottie and Zan. I absolutely loved Zan, my heart broke for him right from the beginning of the story. I couldn't stand his brother Zack, he was a total jerk. I also loved the relationship of Lottie and her twin brother Will. Their "Twindar" was so cute, and made me wish that I ha
Haley ~ YA-Aholic
Dec 04, 2012 Haley ~ YA-Aholic marked it as to-read
"Zack is cruel, selfish and constantly rubbing what happened to her friend in Lottie's face."

I'm sorry, but what the fuck.

Moving on, I hope Lottie is a better character than Taylor. I swear if she is anything like Taylor, I am going to freak.

Also going to add that if any guy was the cause to MY best friend getting a traumatic brain injury. There would be hell to pay. I wouldn't go falling in love with him.

With that said, I hope I enjoy this, and I will be buying it when it comes sounds
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Chelsea M. Cameron is a New York Times/USA Today Best Selling author from Maine. Lover of things random and ridiculous, Jane Austen/Charlotte and Emily Bronte Fangirl, red velvet cake enthusiast, obsessive tea drinker, vegetarian, former cheerleader and world's worst video gamer. When not writing, she enjoys watching infomercials, singing in the car and tweeting (this one time, she was tweeted by ...more
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