N amazing brother The trust we had for each other was like a cocoon surrounding the bed If you take a closer look at the two families you see a glaring ifference 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 and love for one another that radiates off the pages I loved that we got to see Josh and Caleb They hold a special place in my heart I also love the world this author has built for us It feels familiar the moment you open the book it s a bit like coming homeWhile this installment Billy Bragg didn t uite reach the level 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 will write Jason s book which I willefinitely readHello Forever is the second part in the Hello Goodbye series and can be read as a standalone Hello Forever is a story of second chances Polly Prices Totally Secret Diary discovery acceptance and hope and with a couple whose first chance to be together was torn away from them years before no two meneserve a HEA than Axel and Cax He been important to me back then even if I never told him so Open and honest with his sexuality and with the loving support of a parent Axel has never forgotten the childhood friend who stole his heart Neither Has Cax Despite Things has Cax The Majors Daughter despite things veryifferent for him living with the constant fear of his homophobic father and the threat of being unable to see his three younger brothers meaning he s remained firmly in the closet Until fate plays its hand I ve always wanted you And this might be our only chance There was a tastefully sexy gif here but someone was offended and reported me so I ve had to remove itThe journey Cax and Axel travel was uite lovely espite at times feeling a little insta both are wonderful young men and although real and painful subject matter is tackled it s not heavy or overdone on angst balancing sweet and sexy with heartwarming and heart wrenching I love you you know Even if I m not supposed to Hello Forever is a strong addition to the Hello Goodbye series and reinforces why I enjoy Sarina Bowen s writing she really oes knows how to give her reader a touching romantic story And whilst it could easily be read as a standalone it was lovely to catch up with Caleb and Josh from Goodbye Paradise I ve loved all these characters the friendships and bonds created have been memorable and I really hope we re treated to Jason s story one The Touch day ARC generously provided for an honest and unbiased opinion NOW LIVE Barnes Noble Hello Forever is a heartbreaking emotional read about an out and proud Axel and his teenage crush Cax who is still firmly in the closet After being caught making out at summer camp Axel and Caxidn t get to return to the camp or stay in contact Until years later when Axel is trying to On His Majestys Service decide if a job opportunity is a goodecision and while watching the basketball team he
would be working for he see s Cax in the the audience Making his ecision a much easier one be working for he see s Cax in the the audience Making his ecision a much easier one he wasn t expecting Cax s life to be so complicated or to need to hide their feelings for each other yet again These character broke my heart every time they had to hide their true feelings and I was so happy when I finally got to see them get their happy ending There was so much going against them and trying to keep them apart but I was happy when they wouldn t let anything stop them Even after years apart their connection was very strong and it was amazing to see two people fall together so easily see two people fall together so easily were a lot of hurdles they had to jump over to get to their happy ending but they jumped together and that was the biggest reason I loved them both Overall this is a The Essential Good Food Guide definitely must read for all lovers of a good MM romance Sarina Bowen flawlessly writes these characters struggl. Basketball game he’s watching on TV at a college which has just offered him a job It’s a thousand miles away in a tiny rural town But suddenly he can’t wait to get thereCax can’t believe his eyes when Axel appears in the same Massachusetts town where he now lives And he’s still just asrawn to Axel as ever But he can’t let. ,
Es and will have you cheering them on the whole entire time you re reading Axel had walked into my life holding a basketball when I was eight And without even knowing it he made my life at home bearable Oh le swoon Sarina Bowen brings the
swoons one time with book two in her Pay It Forward series Hello Forever was previously published asone time with book two in her Pay It Forward series Hello Forever was previously published as s Never Over and while I never read the original I enjoyed this one so muchAxel and Caxton 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 ifferent charactersAxel and Cax were sixteen years old when they were caught kissing in the woods at church camp and from that In Defence of Dogs day on they were separated never to see each other again Years later Axel is considering taking a job in the sportsepartment at a small liberal art 4 stars Sarina Bowen writes amazing books no matter what the genre but I especially 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 ive in the second Though Hello Forever was a little ifferent than the first to The City in Mind dive in the second Though Hello Forever was a littleifferent than the first it was still fantastic I loved 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 years later they end up at the same place Axel and Cax couldn t be in Revenge (The Red Ledger different places in their lives Cax lives close to his family so he can be close to his brothers He s living in the closet for fear that if he shows who he really is his homophobic father won t let him have contact with the boys Axel is openly gay He is who he is but his life has beenifferent 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 beto Cax s situation at home being friends is all that can ever be these two But friendship has never been enough Laying my hands on him felt like coming home He felt like mine I loved 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 life I rooted for them to be able to be together and just love one another Their relationship was sweet sexy tender and 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 in life 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 line is crossed and they are caught in a comprising position and both their parents are called forAxel No One Wants You doesn t want to leave the camponly wanting to spend whatever time he can with CaxHowever he soon realizes Cax is gone from his life6 years laterAxel is considering taking a job at a small collegeHe s watching a game on TV when he sees Cax in the Audiencedecision madeAs a result of the incident when they were 16Cax has totally surpressed his sexuality not helped by the fact his father is extremely homophobic and taunts him at every opportunityHe wants his own life but feels he has to remain firmly in the closet and look out for his 3 younger brothersAxel is gay and while heoesn t flaunt his sexuality he s not ashamed of it eitherThe two men start a tentative friendship which eventually becomes something but Cax is terrified of being outed Likable charactershot sexokthe story line involving Cax s father was a bit unbelievable imo but I would recommend this one for MM fansview spoiler hide spoiler. Himself go there again Because loving Axel will mean losing everything else he holds earBoth men have so much to lose But as far as their love 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 loved it Review later This one started off promising best
"friends meet again "meet again years apart and become lovers One is eeply in the closet terrified his violent vindictive father will keep his three younger brothers away from him The other is out and proud if a little wary about starting a new job as a marketing coordinator covering college athleticsSparks fly It s all insta love and hot kisses and secret trysts in hotel rooms until the crazy train comes to townHello melodrama central The story completely Penguins Poems for Life deteriorated around the 60 percent mark and the HEA felt rushed The MCs have ridiculous names and aren t welleveloped I found myself skimming the sex sc 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 idn t like this one uite as much but I still liked it A lot I liked that it was completely ifferent from book 1 Different setting Different circumstances Still had the same good message I liked that we got to see a bit of Caleb and Josh I was a little worried about Cax and his martyrdom I got it And luckily the author idn t take it too far This could have been a lot angsty author idn t take it too far This could have been a lot angsty it was But I loved the choices Cax made when they mattered the most We got some Divine Beauty dirty talk with this one Definitely won t see me complaining about that This one had plenty of steam Nealy Wagneryou veefinitely got a fan in me Review Vanilla Spice Books 4 STARS What are the oddsAxel loves basketball is young single and out of the closet gay and has been offered his Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone dream job at Barmuth University He watches an online stream of one of their Basketball games toecide 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 like that his ecision 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 to live with their abusive father has taken up precedence He works as a teaching assistant at Barmuth and loves watching the basketball games When he realizes that the one guy he ever kissed the one he had to cut out of his life because of his father works and lives in the same town he has an inkling that his life is about to become way complicated Axeldental CaxtastropheAxel is out of
The Closet And Determinedcloset and etermined 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 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 Wife by Wednesday (The Weekday Brides, 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 at least I understand now why we can t Cax fear is so tangible in this story and it is so understandable His father terrorizes him and has been since thatay 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 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 Dog Years denying himself a life and love It is unfair and infuriating especially when you feel the yearning they feel for each other Before Axel came to Henning I only suspected that my life sucked Now I knew that it truly Chain of Fire did It was lovely to see how Cax gained self confidence with Axel s backup how he leaned and on his childhood friend and 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 Six years have passed since the awfulay when Axel and Caxton were caught making out in the woods at church camp They were only teenagers then but Axel had been evastated when Cax had cut off all contact with him After that his best friend seemed to vanishSo Axel is astonished to find his first love’s face in the crowd of a college.