, Coming Of Age
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Such a beautiful, deeply emotional, poignant and touching piece of prose!.. Jim Grimsley's writing. is magical. No more words, let the book talk to you. *** Smith nailed it.
Such a brilliant gay fiction book. This was my first gay romance book or gay fiction book, whichever you prefer to call it. I fell in love with it the second I started reading it. It didn't take me very long to read it, because I couldn't put it down, but partly because it was very short, too. It wa...
Just when the tightness of the prose and the realism of the teenagers and their love story had me thinking this was a straightforward novel, BAM! out comes the Southern Gothic. I already liked the book up to that point, and then I had to stay up way into the night. The dreamlike, dissociative state ...
Written in present tense, this book tells the story of a young gay boy's first love. It didn't work for me. Even though I read it in German later, I didn't get the gist of it; and the ending bothered me greatly.
It is one of the most achingly beautiful book I have ever read in awhile. It is a story of two high school boys who discover love for one another in the rural South. Mr. Grimsley writes with soul of a poet that when he describes the attraction between the two boys, it is so palpable, I can feel it s...
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