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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2013

    Great read!

    I have read hundreds and hundreds of "erotica" books but this was my first in the m/m genre and it did not disappoint. I have been bored with the books I have been reading lately because they tend to all be the same but this book was very well written and their love story really was at the heart of the book. I would have liked a little more closure at the end but all in all it is a book I will hang on to and probably re-read in the future.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 6, 2013

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    Intensely Emotional With Lots of Steamy Encounters

    Fans of the m/m genre will find much to like in Kele Moon's Starfish and Coffee as outside forces tear apart, and ultimately reunite, friends to lovers Matt and Alex. Matt and Alex come from different backgrounds which you think would keep them apart, but the connection between them sizzles and you can't ignore how good they are together. They're both strong-willed and long to find a new and less stressful life, but they can't hide from reality forever and fears of the truth about their relationship coming to light lead to a painful decision for Alex. At first Alex seemed more accepting of his sexuality and booty calls to Key West, but being with Matt pushed him into the closet which aided in an already silly decision. His fears seemed misplaced since I think people have become more enlightened, but he did reside in a small town and small towns don't like modern ideas. Thus I could ultimately forgive him.

    Up until this time Alex lived life as a carefree young man unconcerned with the future. But his time with Matt made him better as it made him finally go after making something of himself, he finally left his youthful ways behind. Matt always seemed more mature. His life was fully mapped out for him and Alex was his lifeline to happiness. Whereas Alex seemed more cautious, Matt was more outspoken and would've gladly shown everyone how he truly felt about Alex even though this was his first gay relationship. Their differences seemed to melt away in the bedroom though which led to numerous steamy, and at times playful, sexual encounters where there was a clear give and take. The early interludes were frantic and gave the impression that their time together was running out. When things did end it was frustratingly sad.

    The flashback to their youthful time together took up most of the story with their reunion coming towards the latter part of the story and was wrapped up quickly and satisfyingly with a door left open for a return visit to this world and a hopeful HEA for secondary characters Holly and Will, Alex's best friend and his brother. Their storyline was equally frustrating and I look forward to seeing the immensely likable Holly, who was a great support to Alex, finally make Will see the error of his arrogant ways.

    With its likable cast of characters, steamy sexual encounters, and characters not afraid to show real emotions I found myself completely drawn to Ms. Moon's latest release. The storyline perfectly balanced the sexual interludes and the intensely emotional scenes to create an ultimately unforgettable story that has me wanting to read more of her literary works.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2013

    Fantastic!

    I loved this book! I read at least one book a day and this was one of the best books I have read in months! It was the third book that I read from this author and so far it was my favorite. I enjoyed the other two but this story sucked me in from the very beginning and I couldn't put it down. Even if you are not a big fan of M/M romance, you can't help but fall in love with these characters, they are awesome together. Very good book. Hopefully this story continues in a second book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2013

    Um.......

    To two below:
    Are you gay? You gave this really long review, mostly about how you like them. As in like like. Are you a guy or a girl?

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2012

    To danika

    Hey babe(;

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2012

    Unknown

    "I'm going to report you, Danika." She grins.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2012

    To mei wang

    Do u hav a gf?

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    Posted November 30, 2012

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    Posted February 5, 2013

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