(Metes and Bounds A Novel) PDF/EPUB È Jay Quinn
(Metes and Bounds A Novel) PDF/EPUB È Jay uinn
Heartwarming and charming are two words that are used so often that they become meaningless And yet these words are exactly what describe Metes and Bounds This sweet and gentle coming of age story is one of the best of its type The story is told through the first person through the eyes of Southern boy Matt come away from his parents and now living with his Uncle Tiger and his partner Mark I must add here that Mark and Tiger are one hot uber Top and lissome winsome Bottom couple that will set a house on fire We never get to ead about Mark and Tiger having sex but when we see how they egard each other with a possessive love that only a couple deeply in love can authentically share we can easily imagine how hot and heavy sex between them must be In the course of one year after graduating high school Matt discovers how sexual partnering can come in many permutations some healthier and loving than others How Matt navigates the world of man sex while discovering who he is in love and elationships is what forms the bulk of this tale told in a forthright and unpretentious manner Very highly ecommended I ve ead a lot of mm books This book is multi layered and poignant It s a holistic story the people are eal and most importantly true I love love loved this book I ve e ead it a million times I normally dont eview things but I had to for this book Seriously do yourself a favor and ead it It s just so good Metes and Bounds by Jay uinn is a coming of age novel about a young man named Matt Matt is learning a new trade learning to surf and above all learning about himself and his sexuality uinn takes us through the steps of Matt s development of growth love and heartache I enjoyed this book for several easons First I liked uinn s writing style character development and the overall story Second I liked the main character Matt He is curious teachable determined loving and loveable And third I enjoyed getting a ealistic glimpseat least it seemed ealistic into a gay teen s life his struggles and accomplishments disasters and successes There was plenty to love about this book though mm omance including some sex scenes may not be for everyone I however truly enjoyed it 5 stars Another lovely story by Jay uinnI discov. In this unusual coming of age novel author Jay uinn surveys the expanding emotional and sexual boundaries of Matt an eighteen year old surfer in coastal No.
Ered Jay uinn s novels just this year and I am slowly making my way through them His books are a delight to ead The language is gentle and poetic and flows across the page with subtle emotion His stories explore different dimensions of family life involving gay men A gay man whose long term elationship breaks down after bringing up his partner s children Back Where he StartedA gay man who comes to terms with his sexuality his mental health condition the love he has for another Finished eading fourth time An exceptional book I started off not particularly liking this book and felt I may have to give up after 20 or so pages I couldn t eally connect with the characters and felt them a bit too far emoved from my own experience to make the plot believable I thought that it would be a bit too sugar coated It turned out not be so and I am glad I finished it It isn t all straight forward Others have examined the plot in detail here but for a non surfing eader there may be some problems because the author assumes the eader is familiar with the behaviour patterns of surfers and the vocabulary of waves etc I suppose it was written for the home US market The football terms went over my head too but surfing is a foundation concept to the book but it is possible to ead it However I do feel some of the atmosphere of the surfer s world is lostSome of it is a bit far fetched An 8 year old child turning up on the doorstep and moving in is stretching things a bit Worth eading but there are plenty of other novels out there to try first This story is about Matt a young 1718 year old who is trying to figure himself out His dad helps him get away from their horrible family and sends him off to live with his cousin Tiger This is not told chronologically There s uite a bit of back and forth from the current timeline to Matt emember his last year of high school and the year after living with Tiger Even I got lost a time or two and this story structure doesn t usually bother me so this could be a turnoff for eaders who don t like time jumpingWhat worked for me was Matt s honesty with himself and his experiences and how he saw the world and himself in it He experiences his first love his first heartbreak some very bad ebound de. Rth Carolina's Outer Banks The novel follows Matt as he leaves home after his high school graduation to work for his uncle a land surveyor Matt's story of.
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Cisions and eventual acceptance of what it means to grow up all while trying to crack the mystery that is his cousin who is also gay and something of the family scandal There s also Tiger s boyfriend Mark his son Shane and Shane s best friend Billy They make an unexpected but amazing instant family Billy eminded me of some of my brother s friends who seemed to be living at our house during the summer and never went home It didn t make sense to me at the time but now I wonder what their home lives must ve been like that they thought our house was preferable This was a lot less wordy than the other books by uinn I ve ead There were no extraneous details which helped the story flow smoothly time jumps aside And unfortunate name choices aside I m so glad I was able to eplace that godawful name for the cousin not brother from Tiger to Tony My first kitty was named Tiger and he went missing It was devastating But once I was able to change the name it went much smoothly I was even able to live with Jeep when he showed up later Really what is up with these names POriginal eview 8419DNF 3%The brother is named Tiger I can t Edit YAY I finally figured out how to edit in Calibre and was able to eplace that name It s back on the TBR Perfection Good story Well written Depth of characters kept me intrigued 80 s backdrop and surfing culture was artfully created I loved all the characters I highly ecommend this book and author Relatable idea Ending was a bit of hanging but okay I enjoyed this coming of age story mostly told in flash back memories of the MC Matt and some through stories from his family The sense of place vernacular and characterizations are all well done and bring the eader well into the story A lot of interesting people populate Matt s life and the way secrets were evealed certainly held my attentionThere were a few fairly detailed scenes of sexual violence that coupled with Matt s eaction to them were difficult for me to ead I understand the import to the story and his growth as a character but for me they were pretty tough Others may find that as well or even soOverall though this was a heart felt and engaging story I am glad I got to know Matt and Tiger and the est of Jay uinn s wonderful character. Claiming his place as a surfer and as a gay man in the small and large world of construction sites fishing piers and surf breaks is a triumph of storytelli.