The Boy Behind the Red Door
Publish date: 2011-12-01
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Pages no: 62
Edition language: English
Series: I'll Be Home for Christmas
A lovely story about Matt from "Tales from Foster High" coming home to Foster for Christmas and meeting Tyler for the first time after high school. Just a warning, though - don't buy this if you're also planning to buy [b:Taking Chances|18245677|Taking Chances|John Goode|https://d.gr-assets.com/boo...
4.5 StarsWow! There is a paragraph on pg. 1, PAGE 1 people, that begins with... I remember being on the edge of seventeen, that dangerous time between childhood and young adult when the cement is still wet in your mind... and I had to pause in my reading because, YES, I remember my 17 year old self ...
I loved this story. The first person voice was just a joy throughout, and there were many clever lines that made me laugh out loud. I loved the depiction of.the narrator's family and of his idealized youthful love. I'll be looking for more by this author.
3.5Compared to the other DSP calendar stories so far this one was pretty good.The first half dragged a bit, and didn't really make me like Matt much.And the ending felt a bit rushed, but I liked that Mom was right! :) it felt a bit like insta love to me, I mean they knew of each other, and maybe th...