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Only a Breath Apart

(2019)
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Bestselling author Katie McGarry’s trademark wrong-side-of-the-tracks romance is given a new twist in the gritty YA contemporary novel, Only a Breath Apart.

They say your destiny is carved in stone. But some destinies are meant to be broken.

The only curse Jesse Lachlin believes in is his grandmother’s will: in order to inherit his family farm he must win the approval of his childhood best friend, the girl he froze out his freshman year.

A fortuneteller tells Scarlett she's psychic, but what is real is Scarlett’s father’s controlling attitude and the dark secrets at home. She may be able to escape, but only if she can rely on the one boy who broke her heart.

Each midnight meeting pushes Jesse and Scarlett to confront their secrets and their feelings, but as love blooms, the curse rears its ugly head…

"A gorgeous, heartfelt journey of redemption and love." —New York Times bestselling author Wendy Higgins

"Gritty and real, Only a Breath Apart is a story of hope conjured from pain, strength drawn from innocence, and love earned from self-respect. Beautiful, poignant, and fierce.”—Kristen Simmons, critically acclaimed author of the Article 5 series

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Genre: Young Adult Romance

Praise for this book

"A painful, beautiful, and utterly magical story about the family you're born into versus the family you choose." - Trish Doller

"Scarlett and Jesse's story will stay in your heart long after you finish the book." - Simone Elkeles

"A gorgeous, heartfelt journey of redemption and love." - Wendy Higgins

"Southern Gothic at its finest, this is Katie McGarry's best book to date!" - Miranda Kenneally

"A touching tale of love and fate straight from the heartland." - Mindy McGinnis

"Powerful, emotional, and ultimately hopeful. An unforgettable story that will leave its mark on your heart." - C J Redwine

"Gritty and real, Only a Breath Apart is a story of hope conjured from pain, strength drawn from innocence, and love earned from self-respect. Beautiful, poignant, and fierce." - Kristen Simmons

"Meticulously weaves a fragile love story through a minefield of loss, broken trust, and familial curses both real and imagined. Haunting, authentic, and ultimately hopeful." - Tammara Webber


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Hardback Editions

January 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Only a Breath Apart: A Novel
Author(s): Katie McGarry
ISBN: 1-250-19385-0 / 978-1-250-19385-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Teen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

January 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Only a Breath Apart: A Novel
Author(s): Katie McGarry
ISBN: 1-250-19386-9 / 978-1-250-19386-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Teen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

January 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Only a Breath Apart
Author(s): Katie McGarry
ISBN: 1-250-31902-1 / 978-1-250-31902-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Young Listeners
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January 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Only a Breath Apart: A Novel
Author(s): Katie McGarry
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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January 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Only a Breath Apart: A Novel
Author(s): Katie McGarry
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Only a Breath Apart: A Novel
Author(s): Katie McGarry
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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January 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Only a Breath Apart: A Novel
Author(s): Katie McGarry
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Only a Breath Apart: A Novel
Author(s): Katie McGarry
Publisher: Tor Teen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU