Book Review: “Anything to Have You” by Paige Harbison

Release date: January 28th 2014 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Purchase: Amazon Rating: 3/5 Synopsis via Goodreads: Nothing should come between best friends, not even boys. ESPECIALLY not boys.  Natalie and Brooke have had each other’s backs forever. Natalie is the quiet one, college bound and happy to stay home and watch old movies. Brooke is the movie—the life of every party, the girl everyone wants to be.   Then … Continue reading Book Review: “Anything to Have You” by Paige Harbison

Book Review: Invisible by Cecily Paterson

Release date: February 11th 2013 Publisher:Cecily Paterson Purchase: Free on Amazon Rating: 5/5 Synopsis via Goodreads: Jazmine Crawford doesn’t make decisions. She doesn’t make choices. She doesn’t make friends. Jazmine Crawford only wants one thing: to be invisible. For Jazmine, it’s a lot easier to take out her hearing aid and drift along pretending that nothing’s wrong than it is to admit that she’s heartbroken. She starts to … Continue reading Book Review: Invisible by Cecily Paterson

Domestic Abuse, infidelity & An Unusual Family

Jdramas surely know how to stir up ones emotions when they get intense, and Kare, Otto, Otoko Tomodachi was no exception. This series was my first to watch since the start of the new year, and I’m more than satisfied with what I’ve been given. It was only eight episodes lasting about forty minutes each and I stayed up all night watching the entire thing. At first, I was sort of skeptical with how I might receive this drama, due to the fact that two of the daughters portrayed whorish behavior, and the eldest was trapped in a violent marriage that I couldn’t save her from. However, once each character was broken down and the audience got to analyze them individually, you could see the causes behind their behavior and the kind of life they built for themselves.

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