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October 09, 2009

Seeking Perfection

Perfect by Natasha Friend
Reviewed by Segan

Perfect. The title may sound plain and boring, but the book is by far one of the best books I have ever read! Perfect by Natasha Friend is a REAL book and has even more realistic people and problems.

Perfect is a book about a young girl named Isabelle Lee. In the beginning of the book, everything seems fine until you find out that Isabelle's family is still coping with the death of their father. With her little sister, April (also known as ape face) always ratting her out and her mom crying herself to sleep at night, Isabelle's life is not going so great. One day, "ape face" tattles on Isabelle for trying to make herself throw up in the bathroom. Which pretty much ends up with Isabelle having to go to a Eating Disorder and Body Image Group. And if it's not horrible enough for her, Isabelle gets in for a real treat when she finds out that the most popular girl in school is in the therapy group. Throughout the book, Isabelle finds out that being "perfect" is NOT always the thing to be.

I really recommend this book for many reasons. One of them being that the book can reflect on who a person really is and what the word perfect really means. So, next time you want something to read, pick up the book Perfect by Natasha Friend.

Posted by at October 9, 2009 02:58 PM