Thursday, October 27, 2016

Breathing Under Water

BY: Sophie Hardcastle
Location: FIC HAR
Genre: Young Adult- Romance

My dad is a twin- his relationship with his brother- born 8 minutes later is tight. They are nearly 80... what a blessing to have a best friend who knows you so well as your brother for 80 years. But sometimes it does not work out.... I wonder how my dad would of coped if his twin had not done lifes journey with him....

They say if you like John Green  and Rowell Rainbow you will love this.....


Nineteen minutes and eleven seconds separated us at birth. On the official documentation, he is older . . . Although it really has nothing to do with age. What it really means is that I am, and have always been, second.

Ben and Grace Walker are twins. Growing up in a sleepy coastal town it was inevitable they'd surf. Always close, they hung out more than most brothers and sisters, surfing together for hours as the sun melted into the sea. At seventeen, Ben is a rising surf star, the golden son and the boy all the girls fall in love with. Beside him, Grace feels like she is a mere reflection of his light. In their last year of school, the world beckons, full of possibility. For Grace, finishing exams and kissing Harley Matthews is just the beginning.

Then, one day, the unthinkable. The sun sets at noon and suddenly everything that was safe and predictable is lost. And everything unravels.

Breathing Under Water is a lyrical and emotionally powerful novel about life, death and learning to breathe in between.

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