Lly see Cax grow into his own and not hide from who he is There s also a secondary character that was introduced here that I m seriously hoping will be getting his own book ARC courtesy of author in exchange for an honest reviewFind me on 4 stars Sarina Bowen writes the best MM romance Hello Forever is a rerelease of the novel Never Over previously published under Bowen s pseudonym Nealy Wagner Hello Forever is in the same universe as the book before it Goodbye Paradise but features different charactersAxel and Cax were sixteen years old when they were caught kissing in the woods at church camp and from that day on they were separated never to see each other again Years Japan-Ness in Architecture later Axel is considering taking a job in the sports department at a smalliberal arts college in Massachusetts when he sees Cax on tv in the audience at that schools basketball game That combined with the fact that he had no other paying job offers Axel accepts the position and moves thereCax is busy helping out raising his three younger brothers After the death of his mother his homophobic father has made it clear Cax won t be allowed anywhere near his brothers if he s gay so he hides himself and pretends to be straight for the sake of his brothers Axel is excited to reunite with his childhood friend turned crush but Cax proves to be a bit skittish The two begin a tentative friendship but it s hindered by Cax s fears of his father finding out about them What was a happy reunion may not be a happy ending but it s up to Cax and Axel to figure out a solutionDespite the subject matter this book was much sweeter and ess intense than the book before it At the beginning it reminded me a bit of Bowen s other mm romance novel The Understatement of the Year but once it gets going the two grow apart from there This is the romance between a graduate student and a faculty member friends to overs and second chance romance all wrapped up in oneI Theoretical Anxiety and Design Strategies in the Work of Eight Contemporary Architects live in aiberal bubble and I ike to believe that people are accepting of the LGBT community but that s not really the case This book was a good reminder that not everyone is tolerant and can embrace ove and acceptance and my heart went out not only to Cax but to all the other men and women The Psychopharmacology of Herbal Medicine like him who were shunned for who they are Ioved reading Cax s journey to himself and I think Axel was the perfect man to help him to itI do wish the relationship between Axel and Cax had been developed a bit we got a glimpse of their past but I felt it wasn t enough Without that this book borders on the Psychopharmacology of Herbal Medicine line of instalove but it didn t take away from my enjoyment I honestly hope Sarina Bowen never ever stops writing mm romance or stops writing in general She s a go to author for me and has neveret me down I urge and encourage you to pick up her books if you haven t yet and you need to make sure you read this one ARC "provided by the author in exchange for an honest review Follow me on Facebook Blog "by the author in exchange for an honest review Follow me on Facebook Blog Twitter 4 stars Sarina Bowen writes amazing books no matter what the genre but I especially Six love her MM romances When I read the first book in this series Goodbye Paradise I was blown away It s one of my top reads of this year and I couldn t wait to dive in the second Though Hello Forever was aittle different than the first book it was still fantastic I oved Cax and Axel s story Axel had become everything to me My friend My savior My crush Axel and Cax were friends when they were kids More than that they both had crushed on one another One kiss at a church camp changes everything between them But getting caught kissing changes even "these two go years without any contact then "two go years without any contact then ater they end up at the same place Axel and Cax couldn t be in different places in their Lady Janes Nemesis lives Caxives close to his family so he can be close to his brothers He s A Texas Rangers Family (The Stone Family living in the closet for fear that if he shows who he really is his homophobic father won tet him have contact with the boys Axel is openly gay He is who he is but his Racialization, Crime, and Criminal Justice in Canada life has been different He has a supportive mother and has always been able to just be who he is You can tell there is still so much between this two but due to Cax s situation at home being friends is all that can ever be between these two But friendship has never been enough Laying my hands on him feltike coming home He felt ike mine I oved this couple so much Axel was a fantastic guy and Cax he broke my heart I felt for him I hated the situation he was in but I was so happy that he had Axel back in his Before You life I rooted for them to be able to be together and justove one another Their relationship was sweet sexy tender and A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881-1905 loving And I couldn t get enough Another huge plus of this story was getting to see of Josh and Caleb from book one and see where they were at inife Seeing how things have turned out for them made my heart happy These books are my favorite kind of reads Emotional sexy and sweet Must reads for MM fans 4 StarsSecond book in the series but can be a standaloneNot as good as book one but still a very enjoyable readAxel and Cax first meet at church camp when they are young and become great friends over the yearsBut when they are 16 a Blackfrost (Wytch Kings, line is crossed and they are caught in a comprising position and both their parents are called forAxel doesn t want toeave the camponly wanting to spend whatever time he can with CaxHowever he soon realizes Cax is gone from his Stupid men jokes life6 years. Himself go there again Becauseoving Axel will mean Workbook for Emergency Care losing everything else he holds dearBoth men have so much toose But as far as their ove is concerned It’s Never OverIt’s Never Over is a stand alone novel with no cliffhangers Readers of In Front of God and Everyone will get a chance to check in on Caleb and Josh and their clan. ,
Beautiful story I Macroeconomics loved it Reviewater This one started off promising best friends meet again after years apart and become Out lovers One is deeply in the closet terrified his violent vindictive father will keep his three younger brothers away from him The other is out and proud if aittle wary about starting a new job as a marketing coordinator covering college athleticsSparks fly It s all insta The Hero (Thunder Point, love and hot kisses and secret trysts in hotel rooms until the crazy train comes to townHello melodrama central The story completely deteriorated around the 60 percent mark and the HEA felt rushed The MCs have ridiculous names and aren t well developed I found myself skimming the sex scenes which is never a good signCloser to 25 stars rounded up because Iiked seeing Caleb and Josh from the first book again Solid 4 StarsI jumped right in to this book after finishing and LOVING book 1 I knew that book was going to be hard to beat for me And it s true I didn t Longarm and the Dynamite Damsel (Longarm, like this one uite as much but I stilliked it A ot I iked that it was completely different from book 1 Different setting Different circumstances Still had the same good message I The Eight Human Talents liked that we got to see a bit of Caleb and Josh I was aittle worried about Cax and his martyrdom I got it And A Vacation with the Lord luckily the author didn t take it too far This could have been aot angsty then it was But I The Internet and Democratic Citizenship loved the choices Cax made when they mattered the most We got some dirty talk with this one Definitely won t see me complaining about that This one had plenty of steam Nealy Wagneryou ve definitely got a fan in me Review Vanilla Spice Books 4 STARS What are the oddsAxeloves basketball is young single and out of the closet gay and has been offered his dream job at Barmuth University He watches an online stream of one of their Basketball games to decide whether the job being responsible for the sports teams marketing would be a good fit The camera zooms in his eyes fall on a familiar face a face from his past And just Mr. Wuffles! like that his decision has been madeIf it weren t for his brothers Cax would never have returned into his hometown after graduation but watching over them while they have toive with their abusive father has taken up precedence He works as a teaching assistant at Barmuth and Cool Women loves watching the basketball games When he realizes that the one guy he ever kissed the one he had to cut out of hisife because of his father works and Ravens Gate (The Power of Five: The Graphic Novels, lives in the same town he has an inkling that hisife is about to become way complicated Axeldental CaxtastropheAxel is out of the closet and determined to stay there when he moves to a small university town in Massachusetts There isn t a homophobic insult he hasn t heard He is uite comfortable in his own skin sweet and easygoingand terrified of meeting his first Disintegration of Alan love again Their first meeting is awkward but thankfully they uickly fall back into a grown up version of the easy friendship they had when they were kids Axel is exceedingly patient with Cax and it becomes even prominent when he sees with his own eyes that Cax didn t exaggerate when he told him about his problems Axeldental to Caxtastrophe I m sorry I m sorry that s how it is and I m sorry I made you talk about it And I m really sorry that there isn t some way we can spend time together But ateast I understand now
why we can t Cax fear is so tangible in this story andwe can t Cax fear is so tangible in this story and is so understandable His father terrorizes him and has been since that day all those years ago when he kissed Axel Cax brothers mean everything to him he wants them to feel comfortable to contact him when they are in trouble so he needs to make sure that he stays in their Foreplay (The Ivy Chronicles, lives Which means staying firmly in the closet because his homophobic father threatens that he will never see his family again if he ever finds out that Cax is in a gay relationship Which also means denying himself aife and ove It is unfair and infuriating especially when you "Feel The Yearning They Feel "the yearning they feel each other Before Axel came to Henning I d only suspected that my ife sucked Now I knew that it truly did It was Unnützes Wissen für Gamer lovely to see how Cax gained self confidence with Axel s backup how heeaned and on his childhood friend and Jesus Hates Zombies lover I fist pumped when Cax took charge and went out of his comfort zone to right the wrongs I adored him for being such an amazing brother The trust we had for each other wasike a cocoon surrounding the bed If you take a closer SAHM I Am look at the two families you see a glaring difference in both of the heroes upbringing Axel s mom is accepting of his sexual orientation On the other hand you have Cax father who has already started to affect his other kids with his homophobia The story shows nicely how tolerance and intolerance is being infused by your upbringing Parents have power and it s up to them to use it wiselySarina Bowen s books are always special They are touching poignant and usually come with a truckload of emotions These two men share a tenderness andove for one another that radiates off the pages I Rowenas Key (The Golden Key Chronicles, loved that we got to see Josh and Caleb They hold a special place in my heart I alsoove the world this author has built for us It feels familiar the moment you open the book it s a bit At Home like coming homeWhile this installment didn t uite reach theevel of Goodbye Paradise it was still a heartwarming sweet and important story packed in a very uick read with 200 pages Now I am wondering if Sarina wil. Six years have passed since the awful day when Axel and Caxton were caught making out in the woods at church camp They were only teenagers then but Axel had been devastated when Cax had cut off all contact with him After that his best friend seemed to vanishSo Axel is astonished to find his first ove’s face in the crowd of a college.