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Defying Gravity

4.50  ·  Rating details ·  34 ratings  ·  17 reviews

DEFYING GRAVITY, a standalone Sports Romance (companion to Center of Gravity) will release on July 25!

Our greatest risk was the one we never took …

It was an accidental spring fling three years ago—one week spent in the mountains of Big Sur and no one was the wiser. Ignore the fact that Tobias James was my neighbor and my best friend’s older brother
Expected publication: July 25th 2019

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    K.K. Allen
    Jun 03, 2019 is currently reading it  ·  (Review from the author)
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    This story was so amazing! I loved Amelia and Tobias so much! Their romance is really sweet and emotional and I enjoyed every second of their journey toward their happily ever after.
    Full review to come

    ** ARC received in exchange for an honest review **
    Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
    Rate: 6/ 5 stars

    I feel like I have been waiting my whole life for this book. Honestly, that's how long it felt. The waiting sucks when you really want something. And trust me I wanted this book so so bad ever since I finished Center of Gravity. All this to say THE WAIT WAS SO FREAKING WORTH IT!!!! I adored this couple with my whole heart. Possibly even more than Lex and Theo. Okay, yes way more than Lex and Theo!!

    Amelia and Tobia's love was all kinds of forbidden, then and now and my heart hur
    Paula D
    Jul 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    It started off as a spring fling but ended up more! I love this second chance romance story that melts your heart! Tobias and Amelia had a amazing spring together but now reality is coming full force. Amelia chooses against her heart and does what she feels right for the man she loves. The lies just won’t go away and it feels like no light to the darkness for Tobias. Two people that have known each other since they were kids can true love overcome all or will it all end up in heartbreak? Beautif ...more
    Jun 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Love! You follow the continued journey that KK has weaved between these two dreamers Tobias and Amelia. You will laugh and cry. You will get mad and then find your happy again. She shares their story and you watch as they both live and create their world. 5 plus stars.
    Patricia Rohrs (words we love by blog)
    The love between Tobias and Amelia is a love that transcends anything I have ever read! I found myself in awe of not only their relationship but in how they overcame the obstacles they faced! I love how relatable K.K’s characters are! I find myself smiling and falling for each one because of how real they seem!

    Amelia early on learns that love isn’t always enough. She has to make a choice that may break not only her but Tobias beyond any measure! Through fate and Tobias’s determination they find
    Stacie Redinger
    Jul 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Amelia and Tobias were never supposed to happen, she was his little sister’s best friend. When Tobias’ dream of making it in the NBA came knocking, everything changed. Fast forward three years and Tobias is in LA along with Amelia. Tobias has never given up hope that he and Amelia can make it work, and when he asks her for a second chance, she’s torn. With both of their jobs they shouldn’t, but the heart wants what the heart wants. As the two try and navigate their lives and careers it all comes ...more
    Shasta Hope
    Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    OMG! OMG! This book gave me all the feels and goosies all over. K.K. never fails to bring a story to its full fruition without waving through the pages gracefully and with pure elegance. This story was no different! She told us a story of the journey of love and the pathway or galaxy that led them there. It was by far my most favorite K.K. Allen read.

    Tobias is my hero! He struggled with his placement in a world when he felt detached from everyone including his own family. Its not till one defini
    Karina Giblin
    Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Holy heck.... I'm so lost right now.

    That book - it was brilliant, beautiful and so full of goodness that I just wanna burst.

    Tobias and Amelia are freaking amazing, much like K.K's words:
    "We’re just Amelia and Tobias. We’re moon and earth, living among the stars and sun. We’re everything. And no matter the distance, we still make sense together.”

    So much angst, disappointment, love, lust, heartache and happiness.

    I'm completely overwhelmed in the best possible way.
    Lauren Orr
    Jul 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Shelves: 4-star-reads
    I received an ARC in return for an honest review. What a great story! It truly had my emotions all over the place. Talk about a page-turner. I couldn’t put the book down! I really liked both Amelia and Tobias. Both characters were amazing and their connection was intense. Through the highs and lows I honestly could feel what they felt. I also must add that I loved the video links in the book. I follow all of those choreographers/dancers so it was awesome to see them making it in the book. Great ...more
    Jacquelyn McLaughlin
    Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    I loved Tobias and Amelia!! What started as a Spring Fling blossomed into more than these two could imagine. They survived everything that barreled through their attempted relationship and overcame it all! They Defied Gravity. Such a sweet second chance romance and I loved every single word.
    Jul 17, 2019 marked it as to-read
    Shelves: 2019, arc, arc-to-review
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    Lager & Lefse Book Blog
    I used to think that reading a second chance romance book was semi-pointless. I mean, you know how it’s going to end, right? They’ll end up together and all is well. I am more than happy to acknowledge that I have been wrong over the years. It’s not about the ending, it’s all about the journey. Cliché, I know, but when I read a book as well written as Defying Gravity, I just acquiesce.

    Tobias and Amelia grabbed me from the beginning with their young love and hopeful optimism. What started as a sp
    Andrea Britton
    Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    I couldn’t wait for this book to be done. When I read Falling from Gravity in the Spring Fling anthology, I knew K.K Allen was going to crush my heart, but I also knew that she would mend it back together and she did with such a beautiful story packed full of emotions.

    Defying Gravity is a book that you will feel all the way to the very marrow of your bones. At times, while reading this book your heart will beat so hard, your eyes will well with tears and your breath will be stolen from you. K.K
    Kelly Hulsey
    Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Defying Gravity is a fantastic second chance story. Tobias and Amelia grew up as neighbors. Three years ago they found themselves spending a week together over spring break where sparks flew. They were exactly what the other needed. Life happened and they were soon separated. Now Tobias has done everything he can to put himself back in Amelia’s life again. Once they’ve reconnected, their gravity is just too strong and they find themselves falling all over again. Even though life still wants to i ...more
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    *An ARC was received for an honest review.
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    K.K. Allen is the USA TODAY Bestselling and award-winning contemporary romance author of sweet, sexy, and inspiring stories that evoke emotion at every turn.

    K.K.'s debut romance novel, Up in the Treehouse, was named the Best New Adult Book of the Year by RT Book Reviews, an honor beyond belief. And she continues to take reader’s emotions on an epic ride every single time with real, layered, comin