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Gravity is not your normal, sweet romance of childhood friends to lovers. Spanning over twenty years—it’s raw, it’s real, asking the question if soul mates really exist.

Lily
At eight years old, the boy next door changed my life. He was the force pulling me toward him despite our differences. It was like magic.
We understood each other, supported each other and
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Published January 24th 2017
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She loved him before the fame! She loved him in spite of his fame!

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Gravity is not your normal, sweet romance of childhood friends to lovers. Spanning over twenty years—it’s raw, it’s real, asking the question if soul mates really exist.
Lily
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NMmomof4
3.5 Stars

Overall Opinion: I'm a little stumped on how to rate this one tbh. I liked this more than I thought I would (which is a nice surprise because I've been in a book funk lately), but I still didn't love it. I think I could've, because I love this type of storyline! I love the relationship development spanning over a long period of time and I loved all the missed opportunities angst going on, but in the end I felt like something was amiss. I can't even pinpoint what exactly it is either. Maybe/>Overall
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Paige
Jan 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 "Always You" Stars

Gravity is an emotional friends to lovers, second chance romance about two childhood best friends that survive many years of ups and downs. Lily and Trevin's rocky road was difficult to read at times but also so worth the journey.

Lily and Trevin have been friends since forever. Always on the precipice of something more, it isn't until Trevin gets the break of a lifetime that their relationship takes a turn. But just as quickly as it moves forward, it halts right where it st
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Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Jan 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
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“You and me, we’re meant to be together.”

This was our first experience with Lauren Runow’s stories and we’re certainly keen to try out more. In Gravity we meet Lily Pace and Trevin Allen who become firm friends at eight years old and who live a life of ups and down, successes and failures, missed opportunities. And as the synopsis suggest, it’s certainly not a warm and gooey childhood to lover’s story, indeed it’s not. This is one angsty journey for Lily and Trevin that’s full of heartbreak, loss and ba
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4 "You'll always be my gravity." stars.

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Lily
At eight years old, the boy next door changed my life. He was the force pulling me toward him despite our differences. It was like magic.
We understood each other, supported each other and in the process became everything to each other.
But in chasing Trevin’s dream, I lost myself along the way.

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Lauren Runow
Jan 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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book bruin
Nov 16, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stars

Overall, I enjoyed this book, but I can't say that I loved it. I actually started listening to the audiobook first, and then finished with the ebook. I'm not sure if that colored my opinion of the book itself since the audio left a lot to be desired.

The author warns you right from the start:
Gravity is not your normal, sweet romance of childhood friends to lovers. Spanning over twenty years—it’s raw, it’s real, asking the question if soul mates really exist.

Even with that in
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Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Jan 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017
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“You and me, we’re meant to be together.”

This was our first experience with Lauren Runow’s stories and we’re certainly keen to try out more. In Gravity we meet Lily Pace and Trevin Allen who become firm friends at eight years old and who live a life of ups and down, successes and failures, missed opportunities. And as the synopsis suggest, it’s certainly not a warm and gooey childhood to lover’s story, indeed it’s not. This is one angsty journey for Lily and Trevin that’s full of heartbreak, loss and ba
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Grey
Jan 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars
I received an ARC of this book for an honest review.

Make no mistake. I love rock stars. LOL! This book succeeded in making me love the boy Trevin was before he became a rock star... which was icing on the cake. I enjoyed the build of friendship to lovers, he and his Lily-Pad had.

Places gave me that uncomfortable hitch in my chest while I read, making me want to scoop whatever character was on the page up and take care of them at the time...or smack them and tell them to wake the f**k up! LOL!
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Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog
FIVE STARS

I stayed up until 4AM to finish this gem. OMG. This was such a find. So many feels and is it wrong of me to love the idea that (view spoiler). OMG. I can't recommend this book enough.
Red Cheeks Reads
Jan 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Lily and Trevin have known each other since they were 8 years old. From that first moment of meeting each other, Lily and Trevin have been there for each other, no matter the distance, Trevin’s fame or drama or heartache. But Trevin has used Lily all up- he now has to prove his love for her and that they are meant to be together. Will these two pull through, will that prove that soul mates and ever lasting love exists?

“My tiny piece of perfection. The portion of my heart that wanders the earth
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Carlene Inspired
ARC provided in exchange for an honest review.

Gravity is written in Lauren Runow's stunning prose that fans have come to love her for. Immersed into the world of Lily and Trevin, Lauren's words allow the reader to really feel as though they are each character through out the years of their friendship. Young Lily is worried about friends and boys, while Trevin just tries to make it through the day without angering his father more. I loved the early ages, I felt like I was back to bein
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K's Kinky & Classy Books (Kaye Blanchard)
Lily and Trevin tell the story of a once in a lifetime kind of love. The trials and tribulations that they endure throughout the span of many years. The love they fought to have and the love they fight to keep.

I love reading books that start when the characters are young and I get to watch them grow individually and as a couple. There is a lot of sadness in Gravity. Along with that sadness is the hope that someone can overcome their past and have the happy ending they deserve. There
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Courtney
Jan 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Gravity is my first book by Lauren Runrow. I am always slightly hesitant to read a new author, especially in a genre where I am quick finicky. There are very few rock star romances that I am fan of only because I know what I like and don't like in them. Lauren gave me a different side that I wasn't expecting and I actually enjoyed it.

Gravity is so much more than just the rock star ambiance of sex, drugs and music. Yes, it's there but it's more of muted point. It's not a driving force
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Josiesbook_escape
Jan 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 Amazing Stars
Let me introduce Trevor and Lily... childhood friends at tender age of 8. Becoming best friends thru the years. But when does just being a best friend is enough. Sacrificing isn't the only struggle Trevor and Lily endured. The days that turned into years they overcome loss, grief, heartaches, fears and secrets together. Join their journey together in how they overcome everything and why he saved the "only thing for her" along with his heart!
Judy.Ca
May 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: r, kindle-unlimited
This was a really cute story that follows the mc's from childhood through to becoming adults. It gave dual pov, which was important because even though they lived next door to one another, their home life was completely different. I love a good, hot-rocker romance - even though the sex and drugs and alcohol with others makes me cringe sometimes ;)
Elizabeth
Oct 21, 2019 marked it as nope-nope-nope
Anytime a book says its raw and real I know that means hero is sticking it wherever and the heroine is putting up with it.
Haidoulina
Jun 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
I liked it... Lily and Trevin have been through a life together first as friends but they were never simply only friends... They were always more... They're trying to balance their lives and their dreams and at the same time they're trying to admit their feelings for each other... A lovely rock star journey...
Megan
Jan 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
I wasn't sure on how to rate this one. Part of me absolutely loved watching Lilly and Trevin's relationship grow from best friends at 8 years old into this roller-coaster ride of love and hate.

I hated how they both at different times skirted around their feelings and treated each other like crap. And I get that for the most part they are really young and for all that they had been through together and on their own their actions were right in line with their age. It was just frustrating to see t
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A story you'll love.

You know for me while starting off on this story all I kept thinking was, it's okay to be a downer and disappointing cause reading so many reviews left me in doubt.

Buuut, honestly it's not what it is. Yes, there were parts that could have been but the story flowed and it was well written, didn't take away that uniqueness that most rocker stories tend to be but the Lauren Runow's writing style will have you grasped and gravitating which she didn't shove anything in your f
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*~* Susie
Jan 27, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2017
This one fell flat for me.
Jen
Jul 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Wow, what an angsty ride! Lauren Runow's writing is absolute perfection and she had me reaching for a paper bag to breath into so many times while I was reading Gravity. God, I loved Trevin. There were times I wanted to throat punch him, but overall he was just so broken that I couldn't help but fall in love with him. Lily was so good to him, always there for him, just as a best friend should be. I don't know how I would've put up with him in certain situations, but sometimes when you love someo ...more
Vicky Valdez
Feb 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great read

There was a lot going on but I enjoyed the book. Trevin and Lily were great together! A definite must read!
Angela
Jan 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 stars

“Without each other, we will both float away into darkness, because my life would be nothing without her. She’ll always be my gravity. Keeping me grounded. Helping me be the man I want to be. The man I know I can be. The simple man!
Gravity by Lauren Runow is a friends to lovers romance with a bit of a twist. It isn’t hearts and flowers- it’s gritty, heartbreaking, intense and quite hard to read in places. But it was also sexy, heart-warming, passionate and memorable. It’
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Sbell
I could really go round and round
in my head, and nit pick all the
reasons I should not like this book,
but I won't. Simply for the fact
that I could not put this book
down.

Trevin and Lily captivated me from the
start, and I just wanted them to
get the happy ending they deserved.
This book spans their lives from
about 8 yrs old to about 24, and
then we get an awesome epilogue!

The question is -Is there cheating?
Technically no. Trevin is
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Raven
Jan 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
***5 Stars***

Gravity is not only a second chance romance between to friends who discovered the love they had for each other, but it is also a story with a powerful message:

Stay true to who you are and always follow your own dreams.

Lily and Trev are childhood best friends who later discover that they could be more. Their journey together growing up hasn't been an easy one, especially for Trev. His home life isn't exactly the white picket fence family and Lily k
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Books Books & More Books
I fell so hard for both of these characters. Lily and Trevin meet at the young age of eight and quickly become best friends. Over time they grow closer and their relationship matures along with them shifting from friendly love to a romantic undying love. These two are pulled toward one another no matter the time or distance that separates them. They loved each other truly and deeply but their age and circumstances in life kept trying to pull them apart. Trevin was your typical twenty something r ...more
Tanya from Get Your Book On
5++++ Lily Pads

My first book of 2017 and Lauren Runow killed it with this friends-to-lovers romance.

I've read so many books that have left me in a emotional mess after, but this one damn near gave me whiplash with my mood swings

One minute I'd be so damn happy, then Lauren would rip my heart out of my chest, but she wouldn't stop there, no she'd also stomp it in to the ground. A couple chapters later, I just wanted to give Trevin a huge hug. But a few pages aft
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Jackie Wright
Jan 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It's a New Year and this is a new author for me and all I can say why have I not read her before..
This is a hard review for me to write, I want to do it justice but I don't want to give the story away.
Trevin went through so much growing up but having Lily by his side made it all ok she was his rock and she pushed him to fulfil his dream of becoming a musician but the last night before he went on tour changed everything, emotions run high and lines are crossed can they ever get back w
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Jeannine Colette
Jan 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sometimes, when we love someone, we lose a part of ourselves in order to see them thrive. It is the way they make us whole again that defines true love. This is what I learned from reading Gravity by Lauren Runow.

Whether you love Insta-attraction or slow-burn romances, this is the book for you as Lauren Runow manages to create both in one epic tale (something that is incredibly difficult for an author to accomplish!) When Trevin and Lily meet as children, the reader is taken on a jou
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Lauren Runow is the author of multiple Adult Contemporary Romance novels, some more dirty than others. When Lauren isn't writing, you'll find her listening to music, at her local CrossFit, reading, or at the baseball field with her boys. Her only vice is coffee, and she swears it makes her a better mom!

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