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Beautifully Broken

(Infinite Love #4)

4.05  ·  Rating details ·  151 ratings  ·  80 reviews
I’m messed up. I could say it was a result of my childhood, but honestly I blame myself. The medicine made me feel numb; the blood made me feel high. He wasn’t supposed to be mine, but although he was scared in the beginning, he didn’t run from my demons. He found beauty in my flaws, beauty in the cracks that barely held me together.

I had it good—various girls
Published by Kira Adams (first published June 5th 2014)
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Sarah Elizabeth
(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to author Kira Adams.)

“I was nursing a broken heart when I met her – as was she.”

“I met Lee and he taught me how to live. He became my cure.”

This was a story about two broken and scarred people, who found happiness together.

Lee and Jacqueline were both scarred individuals, both emotionally and physically. Both had mother-issues, both had problems with love and intimacy, and both had people i
Feb 22, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-unlimited
This was an okay read, but it's my least favorite in the series so far.

I felt really sorry for Jacqueline. Having a a drug addict as a mother, and then being passed around different foster homes like a game of pass the parcel must have been tough.
It took me a while to warm to Lee. The comments he made about Jacqueline not being normal, and talking about her like she would be a huge burden if he dated her because of a mental illness she had annoyed me. As if the poor girl hadn't had enough of th
Justine Mcfadyen

Is anyone really and truly 'normal' ? I know I'm not , we're all a little broken one way or another. It's just a case of finding that certain someone who will love us unconditionally for who we are no matter how broken we are . It's that special someone who will help us all mend .
This is a truly beautifully written story about two dysfunctional people who become friends and eventually after a few ups and downs fall in love .
After reading Parker and Madalynne's story I wasn't sure if I would en
Ash ♡
Mar 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was so adorable omfg!
Jul 26, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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     I was so excited to see Lee and Jacqueline's story! I knew that Jacqueline had a rough past, but it was heartbreaking finally getting the full story. I absolutely love some of the harsher aspects of life and people's issues that Adams explores in her novels. Everything always feels genuine and real. Bipolar disorder isn't something I have read about before, and I found it refreshing to explore here. I think there was a lot of care in how it was brought ou
Beautifully Broken begins with us getting to know a little of each main characters back round and how they come together for the first time. Lee has had a hard past when it comes to relationships, and every time he gets hurt he falls back to his player ways, but sometimes that just isn't enough for him and he wants to change. Jacqueline hasn't had an easy life at all, and she's never really felt like she's been loved before and she's had her hurt broken several times. But when she meets Lee thin ...more
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Oct 07, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Jacqueline is broken and has secrets hidden. She grew up with a crappy life which made her strive to do the best she can under the circumstances.

Lee self destructs without realizing it. He has dealt with stuff in the past that has him pushing everything against getting attached and loving.

What happens when you're broken and someone out of the blue becomes your healing aide? Guess you'll have to read this to find out!!

I was introduced to Lee and Jac in book one and was waiting to read more about
Ashley Monette
May 15, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
So far, this has been my favorite book in their series. I really liked Lee and I feel like brothers Lee or Jacqueline drew out their problems or relationship, which was a very nice change of pace. I didn't feel super connected to either character though. I can't relate to the problems that the characters face in this story, so I think that explains the emotional disconnect. As o said this story was the most enjoyable so far. ...more
Shannon Godwin
May 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
kira really knows how to make me cry. but these books were great!!! Great writing!
Amy H
Apr 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
well, first off I have to say that I got this book from an amazing author who became a close friend :) in exchange for an honest review...

thank you for choosing me to beta read for you, and if you didn't i would have staked you out for it!!! homer simpson photo: homer gif 270px-Homer.gif

 photo hu506.gif this book will have you saying

this story is the second in its series. you can read it as a stand alone or the characters will have a better feel if you read the first book. this story follows 2 different people in their pov's. first off we have Jacq
Sep 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Disclaimer: I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.

Jacqueline is broken, she's had a rough upbringing. Her mother is a convicted drug addict and her father; who knows! When her mother was arrested Jacqueline was taken into care, she went from foster home to foster home, until she was emancipated at the age of 15. After thinking that things couldn't get any worse she was diagnosed with Bipolar too. For Jacque
Dec 17, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: given-for-review
I was provided with a copy of Beautifully Broken to read and review.

Beautifully Broken is the second book in the Infinite Love series and this time we get the story of Jacqueline and Lee. We first got to meet them in My Forever when they made up two sides of the love square involving Maddy and Parker. This time around they are both young, free, single and hoping for their own happily ever afters.

Jacquie is agonisingly full of bitterness and despair after living her short life being used and aban
Tiffany Do
Aug 08, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Thanks to the author who gave me a copy of this ebook in exchange for an honest review.

Jacqueline Blunt has had more hardships in her life than any other person her age. She's went through being diagnosed with a disorder which would cause others around her to judge her quickly, being left without parents due to her mother being a drug addict and her father leaving, and also just having to deal with all of that herself. She has her best friend Travis and his family to thank for trying to make h
Jul 11, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
*I was sent this in exchange for an honest review*

Description: Jacqueline Blunt hasn’t had an easy life. In fact, she’s had anything but. From a drug addicted mother to being bounced around in foster care, Jacqueline longed for one thing—normalcy. Lee Bennett had everything he could ever want—girls falling all over him, a dream job, money. The one thing he was missing? Passion.

Sometimes the ones worth fighting for don’t know their worth. Sometimes being broken is beautiful. This is a story of s
Oct 16, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
(Complimentary Copy from author in exchange for honest review.)

This book was so much better than the first book I fully love it, reading this book really gave me an insight to Jacqueline and Lee's lives.

Jacqueline only met Lee because of Maddy and Parker which to me is really nice, Jacqueline had a shit childhood her father was never around and her mother was addicted to drugs and men, no wonder Jacqueline is so messed up, I feel rwally sorry for Jacqueline who spent a few years in foster care w
Feb 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautifully Broken is a must read...
February 15, 2015

Beautifully Broken: The Infinite Love Series, Book Three (Kindle Edition)
This was a very well written and wonderful novel. I loved how Kira Adams was able to bring together two lost souls, both romantically after being broken hearted, and figuratively in regard to dysfunction within their lives. The author addresses the loss of a mother to drugs, the effects of the foster care system, the drawbacks of emancipation as a teen, the effects of a
Nov 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: first-reads
* I received an ebook in exchange for an honest review. *

I really enjoyed book one in this series and when I was offered the chance to read book two I jumped on it! I love Author Kira Adam's style of writing, her boldness and her ability to take any subject (no matter how upsetting) and make it informative, enlightening and factual so that it gives the reader a sense of power in knowing the facts about different forms of addiction, mental illnesses and how it affects the people who have them as
Melissa (thereaderandthechef)
Actual rating: 3.5 stars.

I was rather hesitant to read Beautifully Broken since I had a lot of trouble connecting with one of the main characters of its predecessor, My Forever. I like connecting with them and said character turned out to be one extremely hard to like. Fortunately, I didn't have trouble liking the characters of Beautifully Broken. They were far better written and I liked how they are so intense and passionate.

Jacqueline & Lee are both interesting characters with personal demons,
Jasmine Tru
Jul 12, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was such an interesting book! The characters were wonderfully flawed and it takes your emotions for a ride.

Jacqueline and Lee are encouraged to start communicating at the behest of Maddy, a mutual…friend/ex. Maddy has found her happily-ever-after, but in all her wisdom, she pairs these two together. And what a match!

I loved how flawed the characters were. It was hard for me to believe that two people could go through so much, but it was wonderful to see that they were able to do it together
Dec 09, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
I received this book to give an honest review.

I liked this book a bit more better than book one. I guess it is because we got two broken people who learn to come together and accept each others flaws that it makes the story work. The good thing about this series is that they it can be a stand alone. You don't have to read book one to figure out who these people are. But it is nice to have their back story in a way.

Jacqueline is a broken woman. She has had a rough childhood but she has slowly ove
Krystal Smith
Jun 24, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
***I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review***
I received both this book and the first in the series (My Forever) to review. I was not a huge fan of My Forever, but I am so glad I stuck with the series and read Beautifully was such a great book. It was so well written and the characters are just crazy and entertaining. I had to [ush myself through the first book but couldn't put this one down.
This is a love story about Jacqueline and Lee. Jacquie has been
Jul 28, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Katherine by: author for an honest review
Shelves: arc-reviewing
***ARC was given in return for an honest review.***

Review on Author:
Author Kira Adams did a good job on this book. I was a little skeptical reading this book because I wasn’t that happy with how Lee and Jacqueline were involved in Book 1, “My Forever”. After giving the book a chance I found the book to be better written.

Review of Story:
For a YA book, the story line was on point. The book contains serious life situations and how people cope with them; such as Bipolar Disorder and cutters. This
Aug 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it the ending you wanna know?? Read it! Tease ! actually it ended and the next in the series is about another character. So yes to answer the question it ended and NO cliffhanger

Grief and the service of our armed forces were at the center of book 1. So if you have not read that then STOP go read it. We know Jacqueline and Lee have taken to being alone now and are friends with Parker and Maddy. This makes me happy. So no secret that Lee was the lime on top of my Corona and Jaqueline, well
Joanne LaRe Thompson
I feel like a broken record, but Kira Adams does it again with another well written YA/NA romance.

While this could be a stand alone book, it's the third installment in the Infinite Love Series.

When Parker chooses Madalynne over Jacqueline, it's enough to possibly send Jacqueline over the edge. When Madalynne chooses Parker over Lee, Lee is crushed to the point of maybe never wanting to love again. But when Lee and Jacqueline are set up by Madalynne, both of their lives change for the better.

Jan 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have received an ARC copy of this box set in exchange of an honest review.

Beautifully Broken: (5 STARS) I really liked this story! I loved Jacqueline, how she fought after meeting Lee to be a better person. And I really liked Lee, when he decided to help her.
This part tells us a story of Lee and Jac. Both dumped by Maddy and Parker in previous part. Both Broken. Lee was broken not only by Maddy, but also by a tragedy that happened long time ago, when his only love, has been killed in a car acc
Nov 30, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was provided a copy by the author for an honest review:

I liked this story a whole lot more than the first one I will admit. I liked Lee already in book one, and Jacqueline I thought was interesting to get to know more. So when I started reading the story I instantly liked the way things started off, and even more when they progressed. Jacqueline is really straight forward with Lee, not giving him any BS about what he can expect with her. And I loved that about her. While it might seem whiny to
Tracy Trixy
Aug 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! Once again we have a brilliantly written book :)

Thank you once again to the author for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.

Maddy from book one, has found her happily-ever-after, and decides that Jacqueline and Lee would be good together so encourages them to start talking to one another (cue Facebook)
I loved how flawed jacqueline is, but she still manages to pick herself up, with the help of Lee (who has issues of his own) and help each other to overcome their issu
Sep 12, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Jacqueline has had a tough upbringing, with few people to rely on, her relationship with Parker was what kept her going. After he broke her heart, Jacqueline resorted back to her darkest escapes, barely living.
Lee has always been a lady's man, going from one girl to the next, but all that changed when he met Madalynne. Falling head over heels, he put his heart on the line, only for her to chose her childhood sweetheart.
With both slowly building bridges again, they get set up with each other, di
Joanna Brocklehurst smith
This is yet another really great read by Kira. After reading Parker and Maddy’s story I didn’t think I was going to enjoy Lee and Jacqueline’s story as much, I was however proven wrong, and I am so happy I was. Lee and Jacqueline both had a hard time in book one, both had their baggage and both dumped by loved ones. After seeing these two in the first book I didn’t really gel with them, I think it was in my mind that they were interfering with what I wanted the outcome to be. In this book howeve ...more
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Krista Pakseresht has always been a dreamer, from the first time she opened her eyes. Creating worlds through words is one thing she is truly talented at. She specializes in Young adult/New adult romance, horror, action, fantasy, and non-fiction under the pen name Kira Adams.

She is the author of the Infinite Love series, the Foundation series, the Darkness Falls series, and the Looking Glass serie

Other books in the series

Infinite Love (5 books)
  • Learning to Live (Infinite Love, #1)
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  • My Forever (Infinite Love #3)
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