Author: Eli Easton
Genre: Young Adult, Humor, Bisexual
Length: Novella (136 Pages)
Publisher: Harmony Ink (Dreamspinner Press) July 25, 2013
Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥4Hearts
Heat Level: Low
Blurb: It’s not easy for a young gay artist like Jordan Carson to grow up in Jefferson, Wisconsin, where all anyone seems to care about in middle school and high school are the sports teams. But Jordan was lucky. He met Owen Nelson in the second grade, and they’ve been BFFs ever since. Owen is a big, beautiful blond and their school’s champion wrestler. No one messes with Owen, or with anyone close to him, and he bucks popular opinion by keeping Jordan as his wingman even after Jordan comes out at school.
Their friendship survives, but Jordan’s worst enemy may be himself: he can’t seem to help the fact that he is head-over-heels in love with a hopeless case—his straight friend, Owen. Owen won’t let anything take Jordan’s friendship away, but he never counted on Jordan running off to find a life of his own. Owen will have to face the nature of their relationship if he’s to win Jordan back.
Review: Jordan is a young gay man; actually, when the story begins he is in Junior high or younger. He has two loves in his life. One: drawing and creating comics. Two: Owen Nelson, the star wrestler and his best friend since he was seven.
Owen has had two things in life that he couldn’t live without one wrestling the other his best friend Jordy. The only problem is Joey is gay and he isn’t. This is such a sweet story of two best friends that truly love each other. They have been inseparable since they were seven. It’s also a story of denial, but a feeling so strong that nothing can put a wedge between them. It’s rare to read a story of youth with such convictions and no drugs, alcohol or anything with clear heads on their shoulders and such strong feelings. All we ever hear is the stereotypical bad stuff when there are kids that are actually good, and confused. It’s sweet, pure, clean, funny, and very sensual. I highly recommended this to any true romance lover.
Recommendations: if you like young adult, clean, sweet, yet sensual stories, varsity wrestling, comics, super heroes, and fulfilling endings this is for you.