For round 13, I picked Kate from You Know Me Well and Shigure Sohma from Fruits Basket Background Kate runs away from things. She dedicates her painting portfolio to a girl she won't speak to and ditches a lifelong friend for an understanding acquaintance. She freaks out and changes her mind over and over but rarely… Continue reading R.I.P. It or Ship It: Round 13
For round 9, I picked Ryan from You Know Me Well and Catherine Morland from Northanger Abbey Background How do you know Ryan is a serious artist? He writes SLAM POETRY and works on a LITERARY JOURNAL, two things that would make him cool if he wasn't such a terrible friend. Ryan pretends his "friends with benefits"… Continue reading R.I.P. It or Ship It: Round 9
I think about these books constantly. I press them on good friends, whispering, "This book ruined my life." I read them to stave off anxiety attacks and cure bad moods. These aren't long-time favorites that I've collected throughout my life, but more recent volumes that I've read over the last two years. These are the stories I need right now, the ones that reassure me I'm on the right track.
The premise: "Good girl" Wren Gray has just done the unthinkable--she's withdrawn from college and decided to move to Guatemala for a year, much to her controlling parents' chagrin. Wren continues to disappoint her parents by pursuing foster kid Charlie Parker. The rest of the book chronicles their intense, confusing, and ultimately triumphant relationship. I've… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle