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Breaking Without You

(Fractured Connections #1)

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From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.

Violet Knight fell for Cameron at the wrong time. And when he left, she thought her life was over. But then, after the worst happened, she truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not
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Kindle Edition, 306 pages
Published April 16th 2019 by Carrie Ann Ryan
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Carrie Ryan
Oct 17, 2018 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Second chance romance.
Exes to Lovers.
Emotional.
A new beginning.
Healing.
A start to a brand-new series.


Breaking Without You

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From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.
I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Elle Kennedy
Second chance romance.
Exes to Lovers.
Emotional.
A new beginning.
Healing.
A start to a brand-new series.


Breaking Without You

Read it here
From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.
I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Sarina Bowen
Second chance romance.
Exes to Lovers.
Emotional.
A new beginning.
Healing.
A start to a brand-new series.


Breaking Without You

Read it here

From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.

I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Penny Reid
Apr 18, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Second chance romance.

Exes to Lovers.

Emotional.

A new beginning.

Healing.

A start to a brand-new series.




Breaking Without You



Read it here

From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.

I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Karina Halle
Second chance romance.

Exes to Lovers.

Emotional.

A new beginning.

Healing.

A start to a brand-new series.




Breaking Without You



Read it here

From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.

I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Meghan March
Second chance romance.
Exes to Lovers.
Emotional.
A new beginning.
Healing.
A start to a brand-new series.


Breaking Without You

Read it here
From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.
I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Jan
Apr 03, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A second chance romance and the first book in a new series from Carrie Anne Ryan


I enjoyed this story, it was very sad at the beginning and quite often throughout, Violet had recently lost her friend through suicide so the book does touch on a sensitive subject but does not go into the details, its sad none the less. Violet is left with hurt because she didn't see the signs in Alison and wished she could have done something for her friend if she had only known her inner turmoils that weren't
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Nadine Bookaholic
Where oh where do I begin??? Carrie Ann Ryan takes us on a journey of hurt, loss, devastation, reconnection, acceptance, and forgiveness in this amazing start to the Fractured Connections Series. I for one was in tears numerous times while reading this book and I would venture to guess that most readers were as well.

This book deals with the suicide of Voilet's best friend, Allison, it was done off page so we don't witness the downward path that drove her there but what we do see is the
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Ilsa Madden-Mills

Second chance romance.
Exes to Lovers.
Emotional.
A new beginning.
Healing.
A start to a brand-new series.


Breaking Without You

Read it here
From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.
I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Rachel Dyken
Apr 18, 2019 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Second chance romance.
Exes to Lovers.
Emotional.
A new beginning.
Healing.
A start to a brand-new series.


Breaking Without You

Read it here
From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.
I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Meghan Quinn
Second chance romance.
Exes to Lovers.
Emotional.
A new beginning.
Healing.
A start to a brand-new series.


Breaking Without You

Read it here
From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.
I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Cheesecake
Feb 07, 2020 marked it as toread-nah-skip-this-one  ·  review of another edition
This one sounds too dark for me so I'm going to skip it BUT;

...I have to say, it bugs the sh*t out of me that I have to scroll through a dozen identical advertisements for the story, posted by other authors, before I can get to an actual review.

NOT COOL GUYS!!!!
Jessica Hawkins
Second chance romance.

Exes to Lovers.

Emotional.

A new beginning.

Healing.

A start to a brand-new series.




Breaking Without You



Read it here

From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.

I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Coco.V
Feb 07, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: own-but-not-read
Breaking Without You is on sale for $0.99 (regular price $4.99) on Amazon today (2/7/2020)
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Julia Kent
Apr 16, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Second chance romance.

Exes to Lovers.

Emotional.

A new beginning.

Healing.

A start to a brand-new series.




Breaking Without You



Read it here

From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.

I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Willow Winters
Second chance romance.
Exes to Lovers.
Emotional.
A new beginning.
Healing.
A start to a brand-new series.


Breaking Without You

Read it here
From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.
I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Vintage
Just too sad for me.
Sarah
Apr 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Book one Breaking Without You in Fractured Connections Series by Carrie Ann Ryan
This book starts with all the Knights sisters and Connolly’s brothers attending there friends Alison funeral after she committed suicide without a note saying why.
Cameron is an adopted Connolly like his twin brother Aiden and other adopted brother Brandon but after his adoptive mum and dad died and his birth mother called begging for help he discovers another brother called Dillion how now only 18.
Cameron tried to
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Gina
I honestly don't know what to say about this. I don't typically read too much about a book before I read the actual book, but I wish I had in this case. I thought I was going to get a second chance romance, and it is that to a degree as a couple gets back together after 5 years apart. What I didn't expect was the deep dive into suicide and the after affects of what suicide does to those left behind. As per Ryan's forward, she has suffered from depression for a long time and wanted to reflect ...more
Erica
Apr 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Violet and Cameron dated when they were younger. He left, and they didn't see each other for awhile. Violets's friend dies, and she starts spending more time with Cameron. She gets bad migraines and Cameron takes care if her. They are dating, Cameron explained and apologized for what happened back then. They go on dates, they hang out at the bar. They start a bar hop pool tournament. They have a wings night at the bar. Some girl flirts with Cameron, Violet freaks and leaves. Cameron follows her ...more
Jayme
Apr 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OMG. Violet and Cameron. This book has all the feels and deals with many hard subjects, but the romance is there. This is a great start to the series.

I received an ARC of this book and voluntarily reviewed it.
Teresa Lara
Apr 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So loving this new seriesvmViolet and Cameron grabbed my heart and wouldn't let go.Has all the feels.Love emotional beautiful broken intense.So ready for Harmony and Brendon. ...more
ZETTER
Dare To Hope!!!

Violet Knight loved Cameron Connolly years ago but when he left her, she thought her life was over. But she moved on then life decided to throw them back into each other's orbits again when she lost someone close to her...One of her best-friends, Allison.



Cameron Connolly never told the woman he loved why he was leaving her. He had his reasons, he just never intended to hurt Violet Knight the way he did. She wasn't the only one he left behind, he also left his foster brothers
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Dar
Mar 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book had me feeling so many emotions! Violet and Cameron’s story isn’t a true second chance romance in my mind, they were interrupted in their relationship. Life got in the way, and they were separated. Their lives took different paths, but it led them back together. While they deal with their multitude of feelings from what is happening that brought them back together, they find each other. There is pain and betrayal in what they feel for each other, but they decide to go with what they ...more
Kylee
Apr 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have read a huge amount of Carrie Ann Ryan books and as much as I have loved them, Breaking Without You is the shining light of them all. This story was highly emotional, even sitting here thinking about the book now that I am finished brings tears to my eyes. Cameron and Violet’s story had my heart hurting and my soul weeping. The connection between reader and the characters has a strength like I have never experienced before. I felt the sorrow, heartache, anger and confusion like it was ...more
Kennedy Ryan
Second chance romance.

Exes to Lovers.

Emotional.

A new beginning.

Healing.

A start to a brand-new series.




Breaking Without You



Read it here

From NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, comes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew.

I fell for Cameron Connolly at the wrong time. And when he left, I thought my life was over. But then, after the worst happened, I truly understood what that phrase meant. Now, he’s not ready for a
...more
Shelley
Apr 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fracturing at the seams

What a great start to a new series by Carrie! This one is a bit of an emotional roller coaster and focuses on the Connelly brothers and an event which fractures their brotherly bond and also focuses on Sienna, Harmony and Violet when a tragedy close to home brings uncertainty and discord to their lives. The couple that is given the most attention is Cameron and Violet and focuses on their second chance at love and trust issues because of how Cameron left years ago....with
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Judi
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book drags us kicking and screaming through all of the “feels”.

In Breaking Without You we follow Violet’s journey through grief, trust issues, and self doubt. Her best friend just died, but she’d already had a rough couple of years. AND the guy who shattered her heart years ago is back in town. The first of this tale is so sad, but manages to keep from being depressing. Carrie’s storytelling takes us through all of Violet and Cameron’s thoughts as well as the physical aspects so I felt like
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Ashley Speakman
Mar 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, 2019
While being a romance book and also heavy subject matter, Carrie Ann Ryan does a fantastic job with the first book in this new series. Violet is a relatable character. I could feel her pain on the pages. I felt for her in ways I didn’t expect. She suffers a huge loss and has to come to terms with it. She also has to deal with Cameron coming back into her life. Cameron isn’t a perfect man. But, he is a great man in this story. He redeems himself more than once in this book. I can’t wait to see ...more
Patti Correa
Apr 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Carrie Ann Ryan has done it again. What an amazing story!

I have to say, when I first started this book, I wasn't going to get past Chapter 1. But I kind of forced myself to keep going and I am so glad I did! Earth shattering story of surviving death, divorce and severe migraines. Yes surviving migraines is a real thing!

This second chance love story is bringing the siblings of Mace Knight, from Fallen Ink, into their own world. Violet, Sienna and their friends are part of this seriously heavy
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Carrie Ann Ryan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary, paranormal, and young adult romance. Her works include the Montgomery Ink, Redwood Pack, Fractured Connections, and Elements of Five series, which have sold over 3.0 million books worldwide. She started writing while in graduate school for her advanced degree in chemistry and hasn’t stopped since. Carrie Ann ...more

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“There aren’t just stages you randomly move through. No, you feel it all. You feel every single little part at all times, at every single point of the day. Sometimes, you move forward, sometimes, you move two steps back. It’s not a gradual progression, so everything is perfectly fine eventually. Because it’s not going to be fine. You’re never going to be fine. But, eventually, you might be okay with who you are as you find your way to breathe again. But there are no stages of grief. There’s just grief. Plain and simple. And there’s nothing simple about it. There is grief. There is loss. And there is you, finding a way to live through it and knowing that everything hurts around you. So, everything’s going to hurt. You’re going to be angry. You’re going to be sad. You’re going to be numb. You’re going to be all of it. And that’s okay. It’s okay to feel all of that. Or nothing. It’s just okay.” 0 likes
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