Thursday, March 31, 2016
Easy Silence by Beth Rinyu
I wasn't expecting much from this book, but after the first few chapters, I fell in love with Sam and Jax. This was so heart wrenching. This was a story about true love and soulmates.
When people look at Sam and Jax, they don't see any similarities. But when you look deep inside them, they're so alike. Both are in difficult family situations, and both have the sweetest soul.
Sam was kind of off putting for me in the beginning because she was so direct, blunt, and honest. She put out everything on the line for a boy. But it worked. She needed to be that way for Jax to understand love.
Jax was an unknown hero. Everyone in town judged him by who his parents were. But he had a heart of gold. He also believed that quality was more important than quantity in life.
"He was unlike any other guy I had ever been attracted to, but underneath his tough exterior, I saw a sad little boy, a scared young man, and a lost soul, not knowing which direction to take his heart."
This is a must read! I cried like a baby towards the end. And this is definitely something I'll re-read again.
They say you never forget your first love. No matter how many more come along or how much time goes by, there will always be that one person who will be forever embedded deep inside your heart and soul. For me, that was Jaxson Callahan.
We were complete opposites. I was a senator’s daughter. My parents were always too busy keeping up appearances on the political scene to show me love, so instead they bought my affection.
He was the son of a woman who allowed men to use and abuse her as well as him, just for her next fix.
We became each other’s solace during that summer we met, creating a lifetime of memories in three short months. I provided him with a sense of hope that there was more than just the harsh reality of the life he had grown accustomed to, and he showed me a genuine love that I had been yearning for my entire life. We vowed to be together forever. I loved him and he loved me…. and nothing would keep us apart.
Nothing except the secrets that were hiding in that small seaside town.
Secrets that altered our destiny. We were never given any warning as we watched our future shake, crumble and disappear altogether, leaving us with nothing but memories of a bittersweet past.
Life can be beautiful.
Life can be kind.
And, life can be heartless…..because nothing about our situation was fair.