Happy release week...
Book info: After a tragedy nearly ripped 21 year old Madeline Darlington-Gray’s life in half, she's spent the past three years trying to put the pieces back together. But pieces never just fit back together, and when she's betrayed by those she trusts, everything crumbles. Shoving everything she owns into the trunk of her car, Maddie drives south, trying to run from her past.
Eno, North Carolina seems like the perfect place to hide. Working at a local café is light years from Maddie's Manhattan existence and for the first time in a while, she's finding her family. There's Grandma, the café owner; Samantha, the hairstylist next door with plans to make Maddie's life unsuck and Noie, the three year old girl who's stolen Maddie's heart.
And then there’s Gabriel Mendez, Noie’s single dad. He’s intrigued Maddie since the first time she met him, and while he has his own secrets, he wants more from her than just friendship. But the past never stays past, and all too soon, Maddie realizes she can't hide from hers. If she can't put the pieces of her shattered life together this time, she'll have no hope for a future.
A future she desperately wants.
To celebrate the release of Heart Breaths check out K.K. Hendin's writing playlist & visit her blog to enter her release giveaway...
Music had a big part in writing HEART BREATHS - The places I write aren’t always that quiet, but with the right music, it’s very easy to get sucked into the story you’re writing, so much so that you don’t hear the background . I’ve talked about ways to trick yourself into creativity using music on my blog, and I find that having music that emotes the feel you want to write is incredibly helpful in actually writing and not just staring at the blank screen like an idiot.
I’ve compiled a list of songs that I listened to while writing Heart Breaths, either because they fit the mood and characters of the story, or reminded me of times and places that were part of the story.
I’m Already There by Lonestar
Wide Awake by Katy Perry
Fix You by Coldplay
Forever And Almost Always by Kat Voegele
Danny Boy - the BYU Vocal Point version
Twinkle Lullaby by The Piano Guys
I Won’t Give Up by Jason Mraz
For Good from Wicked
Nothing by The Script
Letter To Me by Brad Paisley
There Goes My Life by Kenny Chesney
Homeward Bound by Simon & Garfunkel
Feelin’ Groovy (The 59th Street Bridge) by Simon & Garfunkel
I’m Moving On by Rascal Flatts