The description of Simon’s anxiety and how it compares to being shy hit me in the fucking heart and soul.
Just thinking about him and how he handles his aversion to touch makes me wanna abandon this review and reread the book instead.
I’ve got a love-hate-relationship with this one, because I like the MC but this book really has some issues that I’m not okay with.
Because seriously… This huge-rough-on-the-outside-but-so-very-gentle-on-the-inside-red-teddy-bear has taken my reader’s heart within a few sentences.
But there are enough in Eight Kinky Nights and for that I am thankful. Definitely sad too because having to be thankful that you or parts of yourself are being represented in a good and healthy way is not okay.
Kid Boise paints a wonderful journey through teenage emotions, feelings, fears. He doesn’t shy away from truly awkward situations and he reflects what lies behind the actions.
Enemies to lovers is so often done rather quickly and I’m left wondering where the actual being-enemies-part went.
I mean, I was warned. I was warned more than once and I thought I was prepared.
I thought wrong.
When Dan approached me with a request to read and review The Things That Come I was very excited. It’s so very important to portray diversity in literature und Dan’s book promises quite a lot of diverse characters.
Every once in a while you come across a book that sounds kinda interesting but you don’t know if you should really read it.