Thursday, March 1, 2012


Breathless by Lurlene McDaniel.

BreathlessSummery:Travis Morrison is a champion diver, he is popular and has a great girlfriend. He had it all.And then one day he takes a dive of a cliff that changes his life. As he leaps his leg breaks and when taken to the ER it is discovered that he has bone cancer. Soon he is fighting it off but seems to think that he won't be able to recover. He asks his friends whom he loves to much to help him take control...he is going to die anyway. That is his reasoning. His best friend Cooper is the one he asks to help him at first...but he can't help but tell his girlfriend Darla and sister Emily...will they decide to help him?

Romance:Liking/loving someone, thinking/talking about someone, wanting to kiss someone, a kiss or two.
Inappropriate Romance:Two characters are implied to have s-x (she takes of his shirt, their in his room), a past mistake of having s-x with someone. mention of the largeness of Darla's chest.


Violence: Being in pain, breaking a leg, injuries, yelling/arguments, talk of suicide, abusive father, Cooper's mom is saved by Cooper from some men who were hitting her around.

Other:Mention of drugs, being drunk, lying/hiding something.

Time Period:Modern.

What I Thought:I do not think that suicide is in anyway right...but you have to wonder....would it be different in this situation? I don't know...only God does. Though this book did have a few objectionable things the story was sweet and though a bit sad, it had a great message of love.

Rating & Age: 3 stars. 14+

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