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Out of Breath  - Rebecca Donovan *Slight spoilers in this review!! You've been warned!*I loved this book to pieces and yet I was utterly disappointed.“No, we’re okay. But Evan, just know that...she’s different.”-Out of Breath, page 153Yes, Sara. Yes, you are right.Emma is different and I don’t understand.To me, the Emma in this story seems like an entirely different person in the first two books. I understand that this book takes place two years after [b:Barely Breathing|13454149|Barely Breathing (Breathing, #2)|Rebecca Donovan|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1347885288s/13454149.jpg|18981122], but she just seems like a different character in general. Her choices, actions, and viewpoint on life were just so different from the Emma that we all know and love. I found it difficult to picture the person I met in the first two books. I understand that people change but this was a bit too much of a change for me...she was a bit too different and it really left me feeling sad.I wasn’t one of the fans of this series that read it right when the first book came out, I discovered it after the second one was released and ended up reading both books in a day and a half. I loved them more then anything and they were my favorite books I read in 2012. I’m not the type of person who gets very emotional or attached to books or shows but this series really had me attached to it. I really felt for these characters and I think that’s the biggest accomplishment a writer can have ~ making their readers feel with the characters, not just observe them.I liked this book.Honestly, I did.But I felt lost. I felt like I didn’t know what the story was supposed to be about and what was supposed to happen.Actually, I knew what was supposed to happen. I knew what I wanted to happen. This book was about Emma. Plain and simple.But, at least to me, The Breathing Series wasn’t about Emma. It was about Emma and Evan. The first 60% of this book was about Emma and, after becoming so invested in Emma and Evan’s story, I found it very hard to read about Emma and some other guy. I found it hard to watch their relationship grow while knowing what I know about her relationship with Evan. That being said, I did enjoy the last 40% of the book. I think that if it had started there and then continued from where the book ended, I would have been 100% satisfied. But, then again, I also want a jet pack and we can’t always get what we want. Am I right or am I right? I'm right.I didn’t enjoy the switching back and forth between Evan and Emma’s point of view in the second half of the book. I usually don’t mind that as I like to see into other character’s mind’s but this switched back and forth every couple of paragraphs. It wouldn’t have bothered me if it was every other chapter but I found it confusing and, while I did enjoy hearing from Evan, ultimately useless and unnecessary.Rebecca Donovan is an angel. I am not lying when I say she portrays herself as one of the most down to earth authors. Her writing is beyond gorgeous and she has a way of sucking you into a book. She leaves you feeling like 400+ pages just isn’t quite enough. I devoured this book in two days but, in the end, it just wasn’t what I was wanting or expecting.That being said, I will of course be reading anything else Miss. Donovan publishes - Breathing Series related or not.Overall, I give this book four stars; not because of what happened but because of the writing, delivery, and series as a whole. Thank you Miss. Donovan for giving us a truly fantastic series...even if it wasn’t my version.(: