Breathe (Sea Breeze Series #1)

Breathe (Sea Breeze Series #1)

by Abbi Glines

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In the shore town of Sea Breeze, Sadie discovers that fame is nothing in the face of passion. A steamy read from bestselling author Abbi Glines.

Sadie White’s summer job is at the beach, but she won’t be working as a lifeguard. Since her mom is pregnant and refuses to work, Sadie will be taking over as a domestic servant for a wealthy family on a nearby island.

When the family arrives at their summer getaway, Sadie is surprised to learn that the owner of the house is Jax Stone, one of the hottest teen rockers in the world. If Sadie were normal—if she hadn’t spent her life raising her mother and taking care of the house—maybe she’d be excited about working for a rock star. But she’s not.

Even though Sadie isn’t impressed by Jax’s fame, he is drawn to her. Everything about Sadie fascinates Jax, but he fights his attraction: Relationships never work in his world, and as badly as he wants Sadie, he believes she deserves more. Yet as the summer stretches on, Jax’s passion leaves him breathless—and Sadie feels like the only source of oxygen.

Can their love overcome the disparity in their lifestyles? One breath at a time, they’re going to find out…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442488717
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication date: 06/04/2013
Series: Sea Breeze Series , #1
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 46,769
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

Abbi Glines is the New York TimesUSA TODAY, and Wall Street Journalbestselling author of the Rosemary Beach, Field Party, Sea Breeze, Vincent Boys, and Existence series. A devoted book lover, Abbi lives with her family in Alabama. She maintains a Twitter addiction at @AbbiGlines and can also be found at and

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Breathe 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 536 reviews.
ValerieStuckInBooks More than 1 year ago
Breathe by Abbi Glines My Summary: Sadie has grown up way too fast. She never knew her father, he was married to another women. From the age of eight she has run the house. Her beauty queen mother attracts the wrong kind of men and can't keep a job. There has never been time for Sadie to have a childhood. She cooks, cleans, makes sure the bills are paid and stuffs condoms into her mom's purse when she leaves for dates. It does no good though because they just moved away from another bad relationship and her mom is pregnant. Starting over on the Alabama coast is already a problem. Sadie's mom, Jessica, is struggling to go to work because of her pregnancy and Sadie has no choice but to go in her place and hope they let her fill in. Sadie is determined to keep the job for the summer. She may need more than that since young girls are never hired to work in this rich house. The house belongs to the teen rock star and heart throb, Jax Stone. Spending his summer away from touring and adoring fans, the last thing he needs is a silly teenager working in his house. But Sadie isn't a silly teenager and she is desperate for the job. She's also inherited her mother's looks but the responsibility that has been put on her has made her less outgoing. Can she stay away from the rock star and keep the job? Can he stay away from her? What happens if they don't stay away from each other? My thoughts: 4 ½ stars - a great read It's interesting; I can tell how much I like a book by how long my mind wants to stay in that world when I'm done reading it. So with the story of Sadie and Jax, I continued thinking about it well after I was done turning the pages. Can I just set aside the fact that this is a love at first sight book? I sometimes wonder about those books. How can anyone fall in love at first sight? Well maybe this was a lust at first sight that a relationship grew from because while they were both attracted to each other immediately a relationship developed over time. Jax has looked for a girl for a long time that drew his interest. They were all fans or celebrities. None of them interested him. Then he meets Sadie. She doesn't have his poster hanging on her bedroom wall. She doesn't know she's beautiful. I guess anyone can feel that way if they are forced to grow-up and not given the chance to be a teenager. She's never had time for friends or school activities where she might have learned that guys find her attractive. She isn't prepared for Jax Stones charm or his steel blue eyes. She isn't prepared for the way he makes her body react when he's in the room. He knows the idea of a relationship with her is a bad idea. His life of touring and the media is hard to take. He knows when he leaves in the fall, it would all be over. But neither of them can resist. So maybe you've heard that story somewhere before, but this tale has a few twists that make it unique. There's the fact that Jax isn't full of his own ego and he cares about people. There are the locals that aren't sure how to handle the rock star or the girl that works for him. There's Marcus, who would rather that Sadie loved him. There's the local press that makes things hard. There's Jessica who can't be a mom and struggles to be pregnant. There's Ms. Mary who treats Sadie like a daughter for the first time in her life. There are laughs and there are tears. I cried as I read of Sadie's heartache as her life just gets harder and h
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i got this book at 10:30pm and finished it at 4am. i think that tell you how good this book is :D haha now i think its time to re-read it :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Abbi, you're amazing! Keep on writing. I have yet to be disappointed by one of your books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
IT HAS BEEN A REALLY LONG TIME SINCE I FOUND A BOOK THIS GOOD. Jax is not the sterotype guy in books evrn without hearing his thoughts you seem to FEEL what he is thinking. Sadi is evrn more complicated and that is what makes this book amazing. A summer fling turning into the life we all want.
SGT-B More than 1 year ago
I was recently traveling through Europe while reading this book. I missed much of the scenery because I couldn't put this book down. I was totally engrossed in this book. I've read many novels this year and must say this is one of my favorites. Glines is a wonderful writer. I think I experienced every emotion with the characters. i look forward to more books from this amazing author.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Abbi Glines is my new favoriite author she describes in great details and really captures the essence of teenage love between a rockstar and normal girl. Something brought you to this book that was your first sign to get it. Now im telling you to get it thats your secomd sign get the book and i promise you want even notice that you didnt get a third.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I first bought this book and i was skeptical... i thought it might just be that typical love story. But wow was i wrong. I started reading breathe and i was hooked. I couldnt get enough of it! Just warning ppl there is some pretty graphic sexual content but it doesnt take away from the awesom story!! I would give this book 6 stars if i could! Pleaseeeee read it!!! :)
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely LOVED this book I've re-read it so many times and its a great read each time. This is one of my favorite books ever! I have also read some of the other books in this series and they have not disappointed. This is book one in the Sea Breeze series. I would recommend this to my friends and anyone who likes the type of story that's unforgettable and an awesome read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved having Jax's point of view in this new version of Breathe.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So when considering this book and you have come across my review here are my thoughts. This book is a very sweet cheesy romance. I am one of those people who doesn't enjoy cheese but with this book something was there that made it stand out. While reading it I couldn't stop. I loved the fact that Jax was sweet, but during the book I almost felt as if he was too sweet. I can always come back to this book and read it again so it is a worth while buy. Some how it was just a great book. Mixed feelings in the feelings but overall great book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was horrible. I decided I hated it after the first 50 pages or so and felt the same by the end. The writing style is odd and the dialog between the characters felt so fake and forced it was borderline obnoxious. When Sadie declared her love for Jax after two weeks (if that) of knowing him and decided she loved him after onlu a fe wbrief conversations i wanted to stop reading. But I felt that since I paid $5 for the book I might as well finish it. The book was very disappointing and i do NOT recommend it. Not worth my time or money.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Abbi im love ur book and i finshed this book 6:00 to 12:10 and guys if ur going to read this i recomend you too because this book just takes your breath away and it like your in the book i cried i lot in a few emotional sences and its like you wish this happened to if you know what i mean after you read the book . ALSO Ill defintly RATE THIS A BIIGGGG 5 STARS ? SO order now and buy this book,!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This bolk was absolutly freaking amazing!!!! little far fetched and kinda cheesy but if you really look at the story line it was an overall really good book! I automaticlly fell in love with jax and he was very respectful and a sweet gentleman! He was perfect! I reccomend this book highly to anyone who loves a true romantic book and this book has NO sex scenes like her others so this book is also good for younger viewers too!!!! loved it!!! i hope you guys will too!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have actually read this story 3x. It never gets old...I think too often the purest of hearts get overlooked in novels these days. Girls are taught that being overly sexual or lazy is attractive. Bravo Mrs. Glines for giving us something to strive for, the lesson here yourself,work hard, and if you carry yourself as a lady you will find someone who will treasure that about you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When i found this book i first thought the story was super cute and would really go places. However, when i checked some of the negative reviews, i was cautious when deciding on the book. But i always hope that i will like the book despite the negative reviews (glass half full kind of girl...what can i say?). Anyway i was very disappointed! The book is definitely not a mature romance novel. It is very juvenile...including only hugs and kisses ( cute--UGH). If you're looking for an adult/mature teen romance novel PLEASE do not buy this! I couldn't wait for it to be over! Cute story but not enough romance or substance to carry the novel to be as great as it very much could've been!
TtLeigh More than 1 year ago
Just beautifully written! I wasn't able to put it down!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is like my favorite book. I was hooked. Im not much of a reader, but I HAD to finish this one! I know there are more books in this series, but all I want to read about is Sadie and Jax! Ahh! I cant get over how great this book was!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its a cute story for teenagers not for a mature reader but id recommend it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I highly recomend this book for girls who love an easy soft light romatic beautifly written story Now this book i finished in one day The characters and their personalities were wonderfuly described I absolutley loved Sadie's wholesome down to earth type of woman and Jax is not a shallow ding dong he is fantastic when you get to know the real him the good steamy part unfortunatley came later in the book and i was practicaly dying but it was worth it and their relashionship progressed i feel that Sadie grew strong inside and i wish there was a little more to the end but it was a nice ending i wish they kissed and stuff a tad more but i loved the book nevertheless it was fantastic her mom kind of well pissed me off but its all good in the end OH I JUST LOVE IT You rock Abbi
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very different than wha I usually read. I love it(:
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great love story with many twists. Great read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing!! First book i have read by this author and im now a big fan! Such a good story could not put it down even when i tried!
KaraBoutYou More than 1 year ago
I thought this was a beautiful love story - I always read books before my teenager to make sure they are appropriate and this is an appropriate book for my daughter. I love where Jax says that sometimes love is not enough - but in the end love wins!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I cannot recommend her books enough. She is outstanding. Her writing is addicting and you will quickly be hooked and fall in love with her writing! 1 Million Star Recommendation!