Breakdown by Aly Zigada


Atticus Creed saved my life. His voice talked me down. His lyrics stripped me bare. His tattoos against my hidden scars made me feel beautiful. In turn, I wrecked him with a love that exposed his soul and lies that called to his vilest demons.We were innocent then.I am Sophie Drew, and I'm not a broken girl anymore. Now I’m the woman who reigns over the corrupt record label he abandoned, and he’s a tortured musician who wants retribution as v...

Details Breakdown

Release DateJul 18th, 2019
GenreDark, Romance

Reviews Breakdown

  • Eve (Between The Bookends)
    So where do I begin? Honestly, I haven't been this 🅸🅼🅿🆁🅴🆂🆂🅴🅳 with a debut book in a very 🅛🅞🅝🅖 time. The writing was 𝓹𝓱𝓮𝓷𝓸𝓶𝓮𝓷𝓪𝓵. It was well paced. It is quite a long book (𝐟𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬) but I never got 🅑🅞🅡🅔🅓 or felt the need to skim. The plot was ⱤⱫɎ engaging. There was A LOT going on in this book. Lies Sex 🅱🅴🆃🆁...
  • Jessica ❥Chatterbooks Book Blog❥
    4.5 Breakdown is Aly Zigada's debut novel, but if I didn't know that information going into it, there is no way in hell I would believe that to be true. Though her writing is that of a more seasoned author, it's not the primary reason I made the aforementioned statement. My surprise has more to do with the content of the novel than how it was written. Aly didn't play it safe with this one at all, and it was fucking refreshing! I gave a whole extr...
  • KAT ♕ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books ♕
    ’BREAKDOWN': Is a full length romance novel by author Aly Zigada, her new debut book. Jumps from ‘Past to Present’ Various POV’s OMFG One look at the cover, then the synopsis, then some sneak peaks of the reviews and before I can get my stalking mode in gear to hunt down this newbie author an arc arrives on my kindle!! In my freaking happy place!!This was a wee bit confusing to begin with (information and character overload) all at once. ...
  •  Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
    “When you summon Atticus Creed back to hell, be prepared to get singed. This is a dangerous game. I know it. Ask me if I give a fuck". Wow…. I’m at a loss for words right now because if I’m being honest, I was not expecting this kind of story and the depth of it. As I sit here and write this, I still cannot believe that this is Aly Zigada's debut book!! She held nothing back and her writing is down right phenomenal. It felt almost lyrica...
  • K. Webster
    Gritty, unapologetic, and positively filthy! Breakdown rushes through your veins—electric and entertaining—until you’re wickedly addicted to this unpredictable love story! This isn’t just a romance between two people. It’s a dark, twisted, not-so-fair tale of lies, lust, deceit, and absolute obsession of Perversion—a record company, a legacy, a dirty prize worth billions. Love is a casualty. Hate is a battle wound. The characters are ...
  • Miftahul
    " I’d burned for his melody. He’d burned me into dust." Title- Breakdownauthor- Aly zigadagenre- romance, suspensepublish date- 18 july 2019amazon- Breakdown Instagram- bookstagram- A standalone novel by Aly zigada! Sophie, Ezra and Meritt betrayed Imogen creed who owns the music company as they were partners. Atticu...
  • Jemima jamir aka Sentranced Jem
    I DNF-ed the book at 41%. I guess there are a couple of things that made me DNF Breakdown.1. Style of writing. I couldn't concentrate.Suffice to say that the entire time I was reading the book, I was starching my head cause I was zoning out or feeling really 'confused'. I buddy-read this book with my friend and I'll tell you what I told her. You need patience to read this book.2. The prologue is long...which I don't mind. But the moment chapter 1...
  • Wendy'sThoughts
    4 Intense, Raw Stars* * * * Spoiler Free I remember back when I first started reading Romance. There were so many genres within the umbrella of romance, I almost became dizzy at first. I would try one type and fall hard for that...then see something totally different and then gravitate to that. I was never at a loss for there was always something to pique my interest. There was a period when I fell into the Biker types. It was during the Sons of ...
  • SusanAHhh
    Dangerous Love“Evil was powerful, but love was dangerous.” For a debut effort this is surprisingly well done. The author drops you in the middle of a character’s breakdown which pulls you into a story that centers around a couple who lost each other to their demons and ambitions. The language is real and gritty. The emotions of the main characters are nuanced well throughout the story. The arc in the development of the characters is impress...
  • TheSassyNerdBlog
    I'm a little taken back by this book if I am honest. She's a new author and I am certainly not one to normally leave my comfort zone and explore brand new authors and their first book, but I saw the blurb to this and the cover and was intrigued and I'm so glad I took a chance. I think I may have found a new author to... stalk... I mean follow!!I was speechless right off the bat with this book. She does not hold back. Being her first book I am sur...
  • Jennifer Kyle
    3 StarsI really didn't care for this one.
  • Myla
    4.5 StarsNo matter how many years have gone by Sophie is still in love with Atticus. Despite the fact that he blamed her for something that happened in the past. All she needs is a chance to explain herself to him. After being out of the music industry for the past six years, Atticus Creed is back! He was convinced by his sister, Imogen, to claim what is rightfully theirs -- the Perversion Records. The company is in dire straits at the moment and...
  • Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
    4 STARSSuch a great story, from the prologue I was intrigued and I was immediately hooked to the story!Breakdown was an interesting story filled with angst,drama,love,passion,scandal and glamour!For a debut, the author definitely did an amazing job with the writing!The story goes back and forth in different points of views as well as flashbacks and present time, which I find it brilliant!I enjoyed the characters and I could feel their connection!...
  • Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
    Jess~I very rarely read books by new authors. I have my go-to favorites and that usually about does it. But there was something about this one that called to me. This is Aly's debut book but it doesn't feel like a debut. This was a heavy punch in the gut type of book that had me all wrapped up in drama, messed up feelings, terrible behavior and corrupt world of the music industry. There was a lot going on in this book, it is told in multiple POVs...
  • Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
    Rate: 3.5-4/ 5 starsThe Prologue had me super intrigued, I could tell from there that this book was gonna be deep and filled with all the scandal, lies and deceit of the music industry and the glamour life surrounding it. But when the prologue ended and the first chapter began I was mad and it put me off because hello there POV change. Don't get me wrong I love books that are dual POVs but I don't in fact enjoy books that are multiple POV and tha...
  • V💜Greedy~Thirst~For~Forbidden🖤
    4.5 brilliant stars for this debut novel by this new for me author. I will definitely read more and look forward to book two in the Perversion series because I’m already addicted.There is no way you can be prepared for the kind of fucked up these characters are and there is no warning before you’re caught up in a web of sinful perversion and your consequent need for more, nor will you be able to explain because you want more, that’s how goo...
  • Philomena Callan Cheekypee
    Wow. What a debut novel. This was a brilliant read. This book is everything I love that I shouldn’t. Don’t read any reviews...just read the book. This book needs to be read and talked about so much.This is a phenomenal debut read. It’s books like this that keeps me blogging, the surprise reaction of reading a book that blows your mind. Take heed this book isn’t for everyone.I’m so looking forward to reading more from this author in the ...
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  • Genesis Sheli (Whispering Chapters)
    When I started reading Breakdown by Aly Zigada, I have to be honest, I was not liking it due to a specific character. It disappointed me because I was really looking forward to this novel. At first, I wasn't into it for the first 2 to 3 chapters. As the story progressed and Atticus was introduced, the book blossomed and exploded in the best way possible.Atticus Creed's voice had reached through radio waves to take hold of me when I was thirteen...
  • Kari Davis
    Where do I even begin with this review! Damn Aly Zigada who the hell are you?? Perversion is the perfect title for this book. You will be sucked into hell and try to claw your way out with these characters. Right from the start I was hooked. I will say it’s a bit long, but honestly it needs to be because of it wasn’t done that way, I don’t know if I would have felt satisfied with everything. Perversion is more than about a family’s record...
  • Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
    "Good and bad walk together. You can't be good if you don't deal with the bad. You can't beat the devil if you don't play his game." I took a chance on a new author because the cover grabbed my attention and then the synopsis closed the deal. I am drawn to music-themed stories and broken characters and that's what I went into this expecting. I got a lot more than that, but I'm not sure exactly how to explain it. Honestly, I read the entire Prolog...
  • Heather
    I can't wait to get my hands on this book!!!!
  • PP's Bookshelf
    His poison was my elixir. His depravity fit mine like puzzle pieces.I was not ready for Breakdown by Aly Zigada. This beautifully messed up and tragically twisted story grabbed my heart in it's raw, painful and toxic hands. And my heart broke like it never had. This is absolutely impossible for me to express my emotions about this raw, dark and insane piece of mindblowing writing. You have to read this to feel this unparalleled, breathtaking and ...
  • Amber- Leave Me Alone I'm Reading
    I heard so many great things about this book, I just had to check it out. I really enjoyed it. Breakdown is a fabulous debut novel. It’s unique and twisty. I thought it might be darker, but it definitely has some dark themes and moments. I would say it’s more gritty. Fucking filthy, in fact. And I. Loved. It. So I’m not really big on reading blurbs. For this book, I had some trusted fellow blogger friends that recommended it, and that was e...
  • Erika BookHavenBookBlog
    "That's how toxic and violently pure my love for her was. It had withstood six years of distance and hatred. It wasn't patient or kind; it was selfish and punishing."Raw, gritty, real, and genius!! The way this was put together with multiple POV, written like a tragic Southern gothic, decadent, addictive, and purely phenomenal, this Author has a fan for LIFE. Swirling with tragedy, inner wounds bleeding all over the pages, twisted with an underwo...
  • Love N. Books
    ellie’s $0.02:I’m coming out of my review hiatus because this book is just too damn good to not talk about. To not share. To not tell the brave to add this to your TBR lists. To say I “loved” this book is a dramatic understatement. This book is hard. It’s emotional. It’s dirty. It’s dark It’s sex. It’s sexy. It’s romantic. It’s revenge. It’s lies. It’s manipulation.It’s for the unashamed.It is for those that want to be...
  • Lisa
    Cheese & Crawl—Aly Zigada, where have you been all my life? Not only was this one hell of a ride, THESE CHARACTERS. Wow. Evil, genius and dirty all rolled into one. Amazing read, fantastic new author! Readers, this is Zigada’s debut book...DEBUT. BOOK!! I’m floored. 5 Perversion Records stars!
  • Shyralf
    4 Stars! Wow, 1st book in the series and it’s phenomenal. I can’t seeing the next couple’s book beat this one. I have to wait and see. 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stars! Wow, 1st book in the series and it’s phenomenal. I can’t seeing the next couple’s book beat this one. I have to wait and see.
  • Teresa Lara
    Twisted amazing dark beautiful Loved Atticus and SophieSo ready for more