Center of Gravity by K.K. Allen

Center of Gravity

"If I could rewrite the rules, I'd do it for you."LexI came to L.A. with dreams bigger than me. To learn from the best choreographers in the business and secure a professional dance gig working for Hollywood’s elite.Everything was going according to plan—until I was literally shoved into the arms of the one man who could make or break my career. Come to find out, it wasn’t my career I had to worry about. It was my heart. TheoEverything abou...

Details Center of Gravity

TitleCenter of Gravity
Release DateSep 20th, 2018
PublisherK.K. Allen
GenreRomance, Contemporary Romance, Sports Romance, New Adult

Reviews Center of Gravity

  • Amy Stephens
    I get excited when K.K. Allen announces she has a new book coming out. And with each new release, this author just keeps getting better and better.Center of Gravity is about as close to perfect as a story can get. Seriously, K.K. Allen didn't miss a beat playing on every single emotion. My heart is full from such an astounding, heartfelt book. The passion behind the words and the grace with which the story unfolds hooked me from the very first ch...
  • Andrea Britton
    My FAVORITE BOOK OF 2018 by far!!!!!! Gahhhhhhhh......I can’t even stop smiling to write this review. This book is EVERYTHING, I mean EVERYTHING. A beautiful story that should be Netflix’s newest release! This would be absolutely amazing seen on the big screen. KK Allen has killed it with this book. She has knocked it out of the park so far!! Her talent is phenomenal and this story is a true piece of art. Lex and Theo are.....sigh......EVERYT...
  • Loretta Rohrer-norris
    Yesssss! Actually, that's a H*llyesssss!Dancing has always been a passion of mine, in fact, I celebrated my 48th year of dancing this past Summer! I started as a 6 yyear old in ballet and have never looked back. KK Allen took us on a journey of discovery. Dancing, and the dance world in generally, can be a ruthless place. Allen showed us a few of those places in this book, along with her incredibly inventive character building for an all out danc...
  • Paula D
    If I could sum up this book with one word it would be EPIC. This is so unique and so full of passion for dancing it makes you get up off your butt while reading and just dance! The words pulled at my heart over and over again. Lex is a dancer and just looking for her one shot for her dreams to come true. What Lex didn’t realize that a jerk named Theo who she basically idolized would be the one to totally change her life forever. This book pulle...
  • Dri ✰
    ★ 5+ STARS ★ “Dance was my light in a world that held so much darkness.” ▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬⋆▬ O-M-G!THIS BOOK WAS BEYOND AMAZING!!!I LOVED EVERYTHING!! 💖💖💖💖Definitely a must read!!!Apesar de ter vários livros da autora na minha lista TBR, este é o primeiro livro que leio dela. E preciso dizer que estou apaixonada por tudo, foi definitivamente uma experiênci...
  • Melinda
    👄Top 10 Recommended👄In one word Wow K.K. Allen this one was like amaze balls. Readers will love this new storyline and see this talented author do the impossible taking us to the nitty gritty behind the scenes of back up dancers. Alexandra aka Lex is in a way naive to this kind of world and yet a fighter all the way. I loved that no matter how bossy, strict or act like an idiot she tells Theo what is on her mind. Now Theo I understand is in...
  • Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
    ➳ Rate: 5/ 5 starsI fell in love with K. K. Allen's words the very first time I read one of her books. She has a talent for telling her stories so beautifully and Center of Gravity was no different. It wasn't an angst filled one even though it still had a bit of it. This book was a sports romance unlike any other I've read before and I really freaking loved it. It felt like a Step Up movie was flashing in front of my eyes, only 100 times better...
  • A Book Lover's Emporium Book Blog
    What an exquisite read and this is my first ever book I’ve read from this author. I was captivated from the very start and read this book in one sitting. The angst and the slow burn these characters had for one another had me hooked and my passion for anything related to dancing was an extra bonus. The emotion I felt for the heroine Lex is heartfelt throughout this book. Her passion for dance and her dream to make it big in the dance industry i...
  • Stormi (Bewitched Reader)
    Oh my goodness! Lex and Theo's romance is a deliciously sexy and angsty slow burn that had me so invested in their story that I was glued to my Kindle. K.K. Allen's writing is so exquisite and captivating. There were several moments where I had to set my Kindle down and just fan-girl for a minute before jumping back in. I will admit that going into this book, I was a little worried about connecting with the dance scenes and their emotion because ...
  • Na
    ”He seemed … simple, yet there was nothing simple about the way he danced.”The recipe to build a perfect playground for a story like Center of Gravity? Simply take 3 cups of the movie Center Stage, add a teaspoon of the movie Honey and mix it well with some pinches of the StepUp movies. This book is a dancing masterpiece. If you are a fan of dance movies, THIS is totally a MUST read for you!”Dance was the language of Theo’s soul. He ble...
  • G ‘_heartbooked’
    My first K.K.Allen book and I’m giving her freaking full star studded credit. I absolutely loved this book. I need someone to hook up Netflix or any movie producers out there to make this into a movie so I can watch it over and over again. Don’t judge me, I love music... I love watching people dance their hearts out. I’m from a culture where when people dance, they’re normally referred to that they ‘dance like the water’ (though I’m...
  • Joelle ★My Book Angel Blog★
    I applaud K.K. Allen for this magnificent book. Center Of Gravity is truly a masterpiece—one you not only can read, but are able to experience it interactively. To me, that made this book even more of a delight to read. K.K. Allen is always surprising her readers with the different genres she writes. Not one book is ever the same. I feel that’s what gives her the edge in the writing world. The area the book takes place in is never the same, t...
  • Shelly (vixenreads)
    Friends...when I tell you this book gave me life, it truly did! I didn't think anything could compare to my love of Up In The Treehouse but I was wrong. This book is my everything! Without question it's in my top favorites of the year.CoG focuses on Theo and Lex. I loved both of these characters beyond words. They felt right. They felt real. Their story felt alive. It was like I was watching a documentary dance show on tv. I was completely immers...
  • Kelsey Buriedinabook_k Lehman
    *Sigh * I know I just finished this but I want to start it all over again. It was captivating, from the first page to the last I didn't want to put it down. The Center of Gravity is a story filled with so much determination, strength, hope, and a sense of community that makes you so invested.The forbiddeness leaves you craving more and falling deeper with the turn of every page. Get ready for a story about fighting for not just your dreams but fo...
  • Taylor
    Where do I start? This book is so unlike anything KK Allen has ever written but not unlike her other books COG still saturated with KK's ability to pull you in, grab hold of you and make your heart soar. KK has infused hidden gems throughout this book as well and you'll read with baited breath trying to get to the next one!! Center of Gravity had a hold of me from the start. Lex and Theo have a magnetic push/pull - literally and figuratively as t...
  • Book Maniac Forever
    ⭐ 5 "Find Your Balance" Stars ⭐Center of Gravity was such a captivating story! K.K. Allen presented a unique, alluring romance set in the world of professional dance with a touch of angst and forbidden. This novel is a flawless mix of flirty, funny, sexy, moving and utterly appealing! The passion flowing through the pages is remarkable! "If I could rewrite the rules, I'd do it for you." Lex is an aspiring professional dancer trying her ch...
  • Lindsey (Linz Readz)
    5+ Stars!!!K.K. Allen made all the right moves in this beautiful and unique dance love story. The perfect blend of sweet, spicy, and angst makes Center of Gravity one of my favorite reads of 2018!Every time K.K. writes a book, I have a harder time writing my review. Her writing always hits a special place in my heart and gives me something I didn’t even know I needed at the time. Theo and Lex have off the charts chemistry and the forbidden roma...
  • Malene
    Center Of Gravity is a beautiful dance romance. I wasn’t sure if a book focused solely on dance could hold my interest but it did. The book was wonderful written and constructed with links to give the reader an interactive experience and the author succeeded with that. I could easily envision Lex when she took everyone’s breath away with her dancing including the choreographer Theo.The story of Lex and her passion for dancing is the story’s...
  • K.K. Allen
    Center of Gravity, my sexy, angsty, sports romance is AVAILABLE NOW! YAYYY! This book is good for ALL, and it might mean a bit more to those who are obsessed with dance LIKE ME <3
  • Tasha and Megan Mahoney
    Rating: 3.5 StarsI love dance and music and of course I love books so I was so excited to join this tour for K.K Allen’s, Center of Gravity and I am glad that I did. This is a well written romance. I liked the story and I really liked K.K Allen’s writing style.Center of Gravity was longer than a lot of books that I have been reading lately, so I estimated that it would take me a day and a half to read, but it too me longer because I wasn’t ...
  • The Book Bee
    REVIEW: 4.5 STARS (in my eyes)"He was my preacher, and I was his loyal disciple, two seconds away from worship." OMGosh, I am smiling!! TWO reasons: I finally read my first book by KK Allen AND I fell in love with Theo and Lex. I seriously have the cheesy grins. I am still smiling after finishing it and getting my thoughts together!! There is so much to discuss, but I can only discuss so much....what a conundrum, right?? I want to start out by ...
  • Kayla Brunson
    I never read a dance romance before so I was a bit unsure of how I would feel about it. I actually really liked this one! I really loved Lex! She was a sweet soul and I loved her passion for dance. It’s shown here quite a bit and she deserved to chase her dreams. Theo was a hard person to like in the beginning, but the way he cared for Lex really made me fall for him.We get a lot of dance here. A lot of behind the scenes of what it would like t...
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  • Yvette (Booksandbandanas)
    What can I say about this book. Well, EVERYTHING!THE CRAZE. THE TENSIONTHE CHOREOGRAPHY. THE MOVES. KK Allen is my one stop, never let’s me down author, ever. Her books are flawlessly Crafted to compliment every single crazed emotion I need in a story. In her newest story you meet Lex, she’s been a dancer her whole life and moves to LA from Seattle with her best friend to follow there dreams. After her best friend Shane hits it in a big show ...
  • Grace
    4.25 starsAs someone who watches So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) religiously, this book immediately appealed to me. The process/stress of auditions.Partnering.Endless choreography.And the joy of making it to the next level.I LOVE IT ALL!!Alexandra "Alex" Quinn is a struggling dancing, looking to make a big breakthrough, but lacking the confidence. But with the encouragement of her BFF/roommate, Shane, as well as an invitation for another chor...
  • Mandie
    Holy friggin’ hell!! This book was AMAZEBALLS!! Lex and Theo!! That’s all I can say!! It gave me all the feels! Definitely one of my top five romances of this year!!
  • Diary Of Book Fiend
    Center Of GravityK.K. AllenLead Male Theo *****Lead Female Lex *****Secondary Characters *****Unique Plot ****Writing Style *****Heat *****Romance ****Angst-Suspense ***Darkness NAHumor NAConflict ***Mystery NATwists ***Pace *****This was a beautiful read. I fell in love with Lex right away. I loved her friendship with Shane and how supportive of each other they were. " You might never feel ready, Lex. You just have to take a leap at some point. ...
  • Brenna
    This book! I have so many thoughts. So many words. So many feelings. So much admiration for KK Allen and the wonderful world that she has woven in Center of Gravity. I went into this book so hopeful; not just because I have come to adore the writing of this author, but more so because I'm a life-long lover of dance. Let me just say that I don't think there will ever be another dance book that will hold a candle to this one. I was able to "feel" t...
  • Suzanne
    It has taken me a few days to actually calm my mind to even come up with words with how much I love and adore this book. There is just something about K.K. Allen’s words that wrap you up and just get lost in them like you are living them. Lex’s character. She is young and flawed in a heartbreaking way. But she is also a fighter. I love how she gives as good as she gets and pushes Theo. But I adore how these two compliment each other even befo...