SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 26: In this handout photo provided by Warner Bros, Colton Haynes of “Arrow” attendss Comic-Con International 2014 on July 26, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Smallz+Raskind/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. via Getty Images)
I thought I should post something about Colton Haynes after officially coming out! Of course, we all knew him as Jackson in Teen Wolf whose character got offed (?) at the second second season of the show and as Roy Harper/ Arsenal in Arrow but I guess, like myself – you were equally surprised when he left both shows. Apparently, there’s a reason for that…
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly’s Marc Snetiker, Haynes said:
“I asked to step away because I cared more about my mental and physical health than my career at the time,” the actor tells EW, opening up about his personal and professional life for the first time in quite some time. “I’ve had terminal anxiety my entire life. Physically ill, fainting. I’m 27 years old, and I have an ulcer. I had to step back.”
And I’m glad he did because according to him, he’s happier and healthier than ever and I think that’s most important yeah? Well done Colton!!!! Well done!!!!
Max Appleton and his Mother Celia run away from home to escape his abusive father and husband who also happen to be a bad pack leader. They found their sanctuary in Holly Court, a garden cottage offered by Celia’s oldest friend who lives with her pack alpha husband, three daughters, and teenaged son Jonah.
Jonah Spellman’s life has been mapped out for him since his birth. He was born to be the next Alpha and continue his father’s legacy to lead their pack. When the runaway mother and son came into his life, everything from his world turned inside out. Max and Jonah had something that will change everything upon meeting at first sight.
I am totally in love with Max and Jonah and I just loved the whole Teen Wolf thing going on with it. I loved their chemistry and their connection was just totally electrifying. I was a bit annoyed though when Jonah was rutting and he made love with his girlfriend Zoe which of course has been happening pre-Max but I was still rolling my eyes through it and hurting for Max. Ugh. That silly bitch.
Anyhoo, I loved the many plot points in the story and thought that the blood baths were a bit too much only because a lot of them (the good ones) died in the process. I’ve no problem with characters dying but I was maybe hoping that the last person who died in the book was spared. Oh well, I guess that’s what made the story and the couple’s love stronger because they have each other.
I totally adore how M.J. O’Shea created this cute-love connection between Max and Jonah. It was totally swoon-worthy and the underlying sexual tension was too much at one point and I’m like screaming in my head – just fucking do it already! Damnit!
I really am hoping that there’ll be a second book although this clearly is a standalone but really, it’s so good that I want to read more about Jonah and Max and their foray to college and adulthood! How’s that yeah?
This is a must-read book for everyone into YA and shifters’ story. Another five stars for the author no less! Thank you M.J. O’Shea!!!!
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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