Heavy on back roads in abandoned barns and in ark corners of their little town While Whit is out and proud Tucker is justnot In a scene that had my chest aching with sadness Whit and Tucker s relationship comes to an end at the end of the school year and they part on bad terms TUCKER RUNS FAR AND FAST FROM HIS TINY HOMETOWNTEN runs far and fast from his tiny hometownTen later Tucker who s still Down Lambeth Way deep in the closet gets an invitation to his ten year reunion andecides that it s time to go home and see about changing his lifeOh Tucker and Whit you two men are a very sexy and endearing couple Whit is well witty He s confident in himself and had me chuckling with his self eprecation and his general take on things I totally related to his high school memories of how he crushed on Tucker and memorized Tucker s class schedule I can remember being so wrapped up in crushing on someone from afar It was so cute the way he ay The Sacred Band dreamed about his life turning out like a John Hughes movie 80 s and the Brat Pack FTWTucker was emo but understandably so Also his emo ness made him real and I just wanted to hug him and tell him that he should believe in himself He could be the man that he wanted to be He took huge steps and I was invested enough in the story that I was cheering him onJaney Chapel pulls off something in this story that can be very hard too False Start is told in The Shadowhunters Codex dual first person narration and man it works so well Tucker and Whit s voices were veryifferent from each other and I was very satisfied that I got both sides of the story I have to say that I Dry Hard didn t want this story to end I enjoyed it so very much and it was just plain ol CUTE I hope we get of these men I willefinitely be reading of this author I really really enjoyed this story that flows so well ue to the simple easy and forthright 2 person narration I ve always been a big fan of Janey Chapel It seems like every time I pick up a Story Of Hers I M of hers I m surprised again by how much I love her style of writingThese two characters were many many things from severely messed up to hilarious at times More than anything though this story was just such a simple and easy read front to backWhat a lovely story I adore this story Of course I m always a sucker for a sweet gfyofy I think what made this story so special for me was the alternating first person POVs I loved getting the voice of both MCs the author id a great job portraying the Das Haus der Angst different personalities and insecurities of both Whit and Tucker 45 Stars I would have loved for it to be much longer with much angst I Whit. Than ever and every bit as out and proud as he was ten years ago Time hasn't changed the chemistry between them and it looks like Tucker might get a second chance All he has too is brush aside the years of lies and embrace one powerful truth. .
45 stars rounded up because the writing was so effortlessly good Seriously Most Of It Is Written it is written present tense and I Values and Professional Knowledge in Teacher Education didn t even notice until almost the end Janey Chapel cano in a novella than many authors Searching for Wanda do in a full length novel Having said that if she writes one in the future I ll be first in line to read itSomething about this story hit me right in the gut Theescriptions of how important Whit was to Tucker the movie theater scene I really love when stories make emotions seem palpable The ual first person narrative worked surprisingly well although Whit was the charming of the two What I really wanted to o was put him on like a coat and wear him for the rest of the Daddys Sweet Girl: A Dark Stepfamily Love Story day Just an enjoyable read all around Very good mm romance about two guys who were secretly together for one yearuring college One graduated and ran away from even the thought of being gay and the other The Last True Explorer didn t Ion t know if it s the mood that I am in or the time of night or because I needed a pick me up All I know is that I loved this to pieces From the beginning it had me smiling like crazy Half way through with Tucker s reunion beer with Whityeah it sueezed on my heart a bit I couldn t put it own once I started and will efinitely be on my re read
What a good story that leaves you wishing for I could read a Location, Location, Damnation (The Brackenford Cycle dozen stories just about these two Hint Hint 455 Stars This was like reading aiary The alternating POV s Thrones, Dominations did very well While Tucker telling his story angstriven Whit telling his story laid back It fits the personalities of both of them view spoilerWhat I I Hela Cnau disliked It started good actually The writing is so emotional And then at 53% I just lost interest I need to see some groveling in here There is none Whit just forgive him like that 10 years old behind meant nothing I misappointed hide spoiler Tuck a very closeted senior at college falls for Whit an out and proud freshman they part on less than good terms after an 8 month secret relationshipThe story is told from alternating POV s which makes it interesting and I really liked Whit s voiceThey have both harbored feelings for each other in the intermittent 10years and when they finally meet again Tuck IS READY TO BE WHO HE ready to be who he and needs to beview spoiler not saying it can t happen but a successful DC lawyer hasn t had any gay hookups none in 10 years and I felt so sorry for him saying he was paralyzed by fear but I still had trouble understanding his fear after all this time I also wonder if he hadn t run into Whit would he have spent the res. It's Tucker Locke's ten year college reunion and he oesn't have much to show for himself Sure he's a successful lawyer with a nice car and a nice apartment but his life is empty and Tucker knows why A ecade ago not ready to come out of the T of his life like that hide spoiler Everyone has to find their own way in life in their own time Only when we are ready can we truly see accept and be ourselves Be yourself sounds so easy but as we all know it s not that simple Coming out and living an openly gay life in a small conservative southern town is pretty fucking far from easy or simple Tucker Locke and Whit Jamison meet and fall for each other in college but their relationship will change touch and influence their whole lives I love when a character in film or fictionlist what a
turns and addresses the audience or reader It feels so wrong in soand addresses the audience or reader It feels so wrong in so ways BUT YET NEVER FAILS TO SURPRISE AND CAPTIVATE ME yet never fails to surprise and captivate me I blame Ferris Bueller Janey Chapel s False Start is a tale told in alternating points of view by two strong likeable men who yes talk to the reader with humor charm and ease Ms Chapel creates such vivid and real characters with honesty and straight forward language Told over time with flashbacks and fun readers learn of Tucker s passion Whit s crush from a far and their fears Both men share their tale in their own style often times contradicting or complimenting the other s story or feelings Tucker and Whit felt so real to me The conversational style created a very comfortable almost intimate feel to the story As I liked this story very much I enjoyed the fact that Tucker was so torn over his actions and his feelings for Whit I loved how Whit was so confident according to Tucker but really admitted is was because of Tucker But what I liked most about it is that Whit made Tucker realize what he was missing Even if it Jace's Pet did take aecadeWhile I enjoyed the story I wasn t fond of the writing style It s told in alternating first person POV s and while I liked that we got to experience things from both Whit and Tucker s POV I m just not a fan of this style Besides that I really loved the story These boys made me laugh over their sparse bickering and created just enough angst for me to stick with the story without being too much Definitely recommendedAnd it s a uick read too Perfect for someone who s looking to just pass an hour or so with a good book 35 Stars I am absolutely loving all pass an hour or so with a good book 35 Stars I am absolutely loving all these cute and sexy stories I ve been reading This little tale by Janey Chapel is no The Mistake (Off-Campus, differentAt the beginning of his senior year in a small town college Tucker Locke met Whit Jamison Tucker was the small time track star and Whit was the slightly gawky freshman with theeep voice What commences is a secret relationship between Whit and Tucker They get hot and. Loset he left Whit Jamison behind Tucker's spent ten years pretending to be straight ten years thinking about his mistakes But all the time in the world couldn't prepare him for the reality of seeing Whit again Whit's taller mature attractive. ,