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Unavoidable

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3.74  ·  Rating details ·  144 ratings  ·  54 reviews
*Due to sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 17.

Can you avoid falling in love when it is right in front of you and does not want to go away?

Life has not been kind to Brianna Gilmore. After a terrible childhood and adolescence she is able to escape her troubled past and disappear. A few years later she is starting over attending the univer
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 13th 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Marisa Oldham
May 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Steamy Suspense!

I finished this great read rather quickly because I neglected other responsibilities in order to finish it and find out what happened. I think this is a great compliment for this aspiring author. I always get a bit nervous when reading a debut novel, but I was pleasantly surprised by the flawless editing, interesting plot, and well-rounded characters. The flow of the book was seamless and didn't leave me bored. The "love" scenes were hot and steamy.
Briana is a damaged person, bu
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Angela DeMarco
May 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
"This is the beginning of our forever. You and me, what we have...is unavoidable."

Brianna Gilmore is a damaged young woman with a very painful past one she wants no one to know about. Her parent's divorced when she was a toddler, her father moved to another country. Brianna was left with her mother who never paid attention to her or showed any love for her daughter. As the years progressed her mother became more obsessed with drinking, and Brianna then became her punching bag. At the age of 16
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Kristen
Mar 15, 2014 rated it liked it
"This we are sharing right here and right now, it's more than meant to be. If it is not today, it will be another day, but it will happen...You and me, what we have...is unavoidable."

Reading and reviewing a book is and always will be a subjective experience. Everyone loves different books for different reasons that are shaped by their interests and experiences. Every person will have a different opinion on what really works in a book as well as what parts of the story they would change. With tha
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Sanne Heremans
May 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, bad-boy
A kickass heroine and bad boy with a soft spot ~ A recipe for disaster or an epic love story in the making?

Brianna is one of the strongest heroines I have ever read about in my life, after all the hell she has been put through I was thoroughly surprised to find her so in sync with herself. Ever since she was a little girl she has been mistreated and felt unloved. She had to roam the streets for food and try to wash herself in public restrooms, just for the sake of not disturbing her mother. At o
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Falling In Fall Book Blog
Jun 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: blog-read-shelf
I rate Unavoidable by Yara Greathouse FOUR LEAVES!

Unavoidable has a fantastic love story with a down right sexy male lead, but what really pulled me in was the character, Brianna Gilmore. Brianna is just BADASS! There is no better way to describe her personality. She grew up with an alcoholic and abusive mother, and then ran away at 16 years old into an even worse situation. After that, she joined the military and now has major combat and weaponry skills. Literally, she drives a motorcycle and h
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Michelle Schwartz
Jun 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: EVERYONE!!

This is one hell of a story! It starts off with a bang … Brianna running from her past. Something dangerous, that she is desperately escaping. It gives her feelings and thoughts, therefore making you one with her character.

Brianna had a very rough upbringing. Therefore, as soon as she was legal and of age, she joins the ARMY. Hoo ah! Due to her past, she has placed a wall in front of her emotional side. Brianna finds it hard to trust anyone. She is one tough as nails, hard ass bitch. Brianna is
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Booked  Every Night
Jun 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
Brianna had a very rough childhood and then just when she thought it would get better, it got a lot worse. Brianna is a very strong woman who takes her life into her own hands. I absolutely LOVED Brianna!! I honestly don’t know if I would be as strong as her after everything she goes through but I share as hell hope I would. Brianna has finally started living life for herself, she joined the military where she met her best friend Ciara. Now she is out and she is going to college, has her best fr ...more
Katrina Alba
May 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
At first, Unavoidable may seem like a cookie cutter romance novel. As you read you discover it has a suspenseful, action movie weaved in. Brianna, our heroine, comes from a bad upbringing, rendering her on the streets. Somehow, she finds her way out of all of the bad and recreates herself. The unfortunate thing about problems though, is that you can never really run from your problems because wherever you go, there they are and eventually they need to be dealt with. Throughout the story Brianna ...more
Lorraine Two ordinary girls and their books Walster
Kim Howlett's review
5 of 5 stars

Unavoidable is Yara Greathouse's debut book. I wasn't expecting much because of this, but im very glad to say I was completely wrong. A amazing debut novel, that is a twist on a normal romance book.

Brianna is the lead female and she is a bad ass chick! I'd say she is the strongest female I've ever read about. She's feisty, fun, strong, but very likeable.
Unfortunately Brianna hasn't had a very easy childhood. So she leaves to follow her dreams at university. It's
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Rebecca
Jun 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book was amazing from beginning to end. I was on the edge of my seat most of the book.
Brianna is 18 and ran away from home and from Jesse. She's finally got away and went to Georgia. She saw a commercial in a hotel and decided to join the army. Once done with the army at 21 she wants to go to college at shoreline university in Florida. She wants to focused and determined not go boy crazy, until she Colton. Colton is a tank, he's in college also sees her and felt an instant connection to he
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Megan
Jun 10, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
This was a great twist on the usual books in this genre. Instead of the guy being the badass who kicks major butt, it’s the girl. It was great to read a story with a heroine that had the the military and combat training. I enjoyed the characters and the story drew me in from the beginning.
Colton and Brianna have that instant connection yet she tries to fight it. Brianna is used to guarding herself and only having friends with benefits. Colton has pretty much been living with the same mentality
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Kim Howlett
Jun 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Unavoidable is Yara Greathouse's debut book. I wasn't expecting much because of this, but im very glad to say I was completely wrong. A amazing debut novel, that is a twist on a normal romance book.

Brianna is the lead female and she is a bad ass chick! I'd say she is the strongest female I've ever read about. She's feisty, fun, strong, but very likeable.
Unfortunately Brianna hasn't had a very easy childhood. So she leaves to follow her dreams at university. It's there that she meets the gorgeou
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Elexis
Sep 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I adored this book! It was hot, funny, heartfelt, suspenseful &the leading lady (Brianna) kicked serious booty! Ahem*leading man (Colton Hensley) was hot too...and bestie was the kind of best friend everyone wants in their life (Ciara).
Ever been jealous of a character before? Me too.
I wish I could put into words how I really felt while reading this, but I suck and I cannot lol! I'll try my best!

If anyone has ever gone through anything bad, if you have ever hidden in fear from a monster (real
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Alwaysreadingbooks - Reading Drinking and Relaxing
This was one of those books that you have to keep reading because if you put it down you will turn around and pick it right back up because you wanna know what is going to happen. Brianna was the girl that had a rough life and she made it through. To go from what all she had to endure by the age of 18 and to become the person that she is is wonderful. Colton is the guy that you can't help but fall in love with because he never gives up. The whole love hate thing the two had going was great okay ...more
Beth Jones
May 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
Unavoidable is a fantastic read. It follows Brianna and her journey to freedom and to live with control of her own life. Yara did a great job painting a clear, true, believable, captivating read. The story was so captivating I didn't want to put it down. There was not a moment I did not like. I totally would recommend the book. Brianna is a badass & I loved every bit of her along with every other character in Unavoidable.

After leaving a bad situation and running away at 16 Brianna finds hers
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Kari
May 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Let me just start off by saying that I haven't read anything like it, and I want more. It has really steamy sex scenes, its suspenseful and it has action all wrapped into one. I really didn't want for it to end. It focuses mainly on Brianna and Colton, but loved everyone else except Jesse. It starts off by Brianna running away from her problems and making a life for herself and then when things are finally good her problems catch up with her.. how cliche.. I know but trust me it doesn't end ther ...more
Amazeballs Book Addicts
Jun 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Wow, Unavoidable is a great read! Brianna Gilmore is a great character. When you first start reading she is running from something. Then we get her three years later and see that she is a strong woman. A lot of book have the bad boy motorcycle, fighter who doesn't want to date. Unavoidable has Brianna. She's rides a motorcycle, knows how to fight, and doesn't date. I love her character. When Colton meets her, he know he has to have her. After much convincing Colton finally get Brianna. Colton an ...more
Maria
Jan 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book was Great!
The story of Brianna is such a moving and heartfelt story.
She is the definition of a strong and independent woman,
Then she meets Colton and her whole life is changed forever.
This book has the right balance of action and romance with a very sexy dash of erotica.
The sex was so raw and real, a refreshing change from all the BDSM/Dom and Submissive sex that has been released lately.
The book definitely painted a vivid picture as though you were watching a movie.
A must read for ev
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Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Jun 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: loved-it
Yay. I totally loved this story. Read in one sitting I was addicted to this book.

Loved loved loved that the biker is female. She's fiesty, gorgeous and running from her past. Colton is drop dead gorgeous. Loved the fact that Brianna was the bad ass rather than Colton.

This book is full of suspense. With the twists and turns I really couldn't guess what was gonna happen next.

Really great refreshing read with no cliffhanger.
Shauna Casey
Jun 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars
This was a really well written book. Colton and Brianna, although so different, come together in a dynamic relationshop that leaves you wanting more. This is not your typical love story and I was pleasantly surprised on the storyline and the character devleopment. You do not want to miss out on this great book. If you read no other book I recommend this month ~ buy this one!

~Shauna~
Natalie Vanzuiden
May 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book and had great time reading it. Love how Colton was so in love with Brianna from the beginning and wanted to be there for her in any way. Brianna was a bad ass who always had something to prove and I was glad she let her walls down to let him in and to love her. Can't wait to see more on Ciarra and Traxx.
Shannon O'Neill
May 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I did not want this story to end. Without spoiling it for you I can tell you some of the things I loved. Strong Female characters, detailed character backgrounds, mystery, mayhem, redemption, and love. Ohhh and hot boys too ;) Loved it and can't wait for more of the story. I hope we learn more about all the characters.
Melisa
Jun 08, 2014 rated it really liked it
Brianna was kick ass!
Jennifer
Dec 23, 2015 rated it did not like it
35%. Liked the plot but just couldn't get into it. Didn't flow well at all.
Em The
Jun 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic read, great storyline and strong characters. Full review to follow!
Jennifer LaFon - Book Bitches Blog
*Review copy received from the author for an honest review*

Like a lot of the books I have read recently, I have mixed feelings about Unavoidable. To start, though, I will say that I enjoyed the plot. A kickass girl who can save herself is always good. It was nice to finally read about a girl who could take care of herself (and her boyfriend, if need be).

“You know how cool it is to have a kickass girlfriend? Shit, when I need you to beat up somebody, they won’t even see it coming.”

When the story
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Kathy
Jan 03, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: new-author
I was provided a copy of this book for an honest review.

☆☆ 1/2

This book started out with a lot of promise. The set up to Brianna's backstory was riveting and kept me on the edge of my seat. From there, I'm not really sure what happened to the story.

The premise was intriguing - young woman flees her past to start over, but her past can not be forgotten - but the execution lacked a little to be desired. The characters dialogue spent a great deal of time talking about each other's eye color and sw
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Nina Reed
Jun 27, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, thriller
I received a complimentary copy of this book for the purpose of this review.

This romantic thriller had the potential to be a really good book but was plagued by problems from the start. There are a number of things Ms. Greathouse gets right. The first few lines draw the reader into the story and there's a strong underlying plot. Unfortunately, its not enough to hold interest through most of the first half of the book. My biggest issue was first person present narration. The result is a clunky st
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Evette
Jul 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
I loved this book. Bad ass biker chick, with a painful past. Rebuilds herself and her life. Then she meets the one. She finds exactly what she needs but never thought she’d have, then her past comes back to try to take it all away. Brianna is incredible. Ex- military, abused and neglected she has had to be stronger than anyone should have to be, especially on her own. She has her BFF Ciara and is ready to move forward, college, career and life. No time or inclination towards love or relationship ...more
Rebecca from Cover to Cover Book Blog
This book was amazing from beginning to end. I was on the edge of my seat most of the book.
Brianna is 18 and ran away from home and from Jesse. She's finally got away and went to Georgia. She saw a commercial in a hotel and decided to join the army. Once done with the army at 21 she wants to go to college at shoreline university in Florida. She wants to focused and determined not go boy crazy, until she Colton. Colton is a tank, he's in college also sees her and felt an instant connection to he
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