Feature Friday Coming Soon!

I have been thinking about doing a weekly feature. I am uncertain what it is I am going to focus on for Fridays. I know Fridays are probably already busy, but as it is usually my only day off from the jobs, it is my best day to post. No hubby to distract in loving ways, no work kids to supervise either and no customers to be a slave to.

So I have a few ideas, but I am not sure what to share here. I feel a bit mean, cause I don’t want someone else to use my idea, though I doubt they are original. But….here is a list of some of my thoughts for “Feature Friday”.

  1. Character Biopics- I make up a character and flesh them out so to speak
  2. Words of Wisdom- things I hear from the mouths of my boys at work
  3. Book reviews- I read ALOT
  4. Natural Concoctions- some of the recipes and bloopers I make for natural beauty products
  5. My weekly to-do list with comedic commentary
  6. My Netflix addiction commentary and what to watch

Please leave feedback and let me know if anything even remotely sounds interesting.

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The Crush Saga

The Crush Saga Books 1-9 by Chrissy Peebles

crush new cover by kellie

This series is mostly set in California and is centered around a adolescent girl. This girl, Taylor, moves to a new town and makes one new friend. New friend gets her into a bit of trouble, Taylor finds many new friends, mostly from the supernatural world, that she never knew existed. She also never knew she was a key piece in a major centuries old ceremony to take place to restore all the witches powers, too bad she has to die to do it.

Each book centers around a specific event Taylor must stop or overcome. Taylor becomes a girlfriend, a werewolf, a vampire, a witch, a wife, a queen and a mother all in the space of a few books.

This is a great story line to follow and I was very intrigued by the first book. The first book was free and the subsequent eight books are usually less than five dollars. The writing style is easy to follow. But I  did notice the author tends to let her angsty, teenage, “woe is me” brain explode a  bit. There were some portion of the book that I just skipped over, because the main character just wanted to bemoan her life instead of pulling up her big girl panties. Also the relationship between Taylor and her lover, Jesse, is a bit intense. Taylor is often thinking of Jesse as her savior and she cant live without him. Very reminiscent of the Twilight sagas Bella. Sometimes it was a bit hard to swallow listening to this character go on and on about her love. It does get a bit wishy-washy sometimes.

But, I think this series is definitely on my recommend list, as I love the paranoraml young adult books. I get sucked into a series and I just cant wait to finish it. This is a great series to help me go to another world of the fantastic.