We Might Be So Good
by Cat Sebastian
CW: Homophobia on the web page and talked about up to now
Cat Sebastian is an auto-read for me. She by no means lets me down. And he or she actually hasn’t with this e-book.
Nick Russo is on the town desk on the Chronicle, a progressive newspaper in New York. (Progressive as a result of they don’t toe the get together line they usually dare to criticise the police.) He’s labored onerous to get there and he’s good at his job. He’s brusque, revered and never significantly near anybody. Enter Andy Fleming, the writer’s son. To this point, so normal, proper? Improper.
Andy is scattered in an ADHD-coded manner (with the luggage that goes together with that) and with two dynamic dad and mom (though he misplaced his mother), he’s anticipated to take over the reins in the future and he’s completely positive that he’ll muck it up. He’s placed on the town desk and Nick takes him below his wing when he finds Andy along with his tie caught inside a difficult submitting cupboard. Andy reminds him of his nephew Sal who has a equally scattered method to issues. Nick’s clearly gentle coronary heart shines by the cracks in his armour. There are some who suspect Nick’s sexuality, however he retains them at arm’s size and focuses on being an island.
Andy places paid to that although and shortly the 2 are finest associates. Binary stars rotating round one another. Often, I detest a friends-to-lovers vibe, however this was such a lovely, natural progress that it was easy and plausible for me as a reader.
There’s extra plot to it, however not a lot. This story is pushed (powerfully) by the expansion of Andy and Nick as people and as a group. The revelation of Andy’s sexuality and the enjoyment they discover with one another are simply candy stops alongside the way in which to their HEA.
Why an A for one thing that quantities to a personality research? Oh, my, but it surely’s good! Let me enumerate the explanations. First, these characters are so finely drawn that they felt actual. All of their quirks and expressions and ideas combine so superbly into their complete self, that as a reader, I might utterly give up to the place the story needed to take me. The humour (wry and delicate) saved my coronary heart tripping alongside as their love story advanced. There have been so many stunning moments of bravery on this e-book! None of that nonsense the place some extent of pressure may very well be resolved with a easy dialog that the characters refuse to have. Oh no! Right here we’re massive and daring with our phrases and emotions! Okay, perhaps initially, we whisper and indicate our emotions, however we construct as much as the purpose of forthright openness and acceptance.
TL;DR: Learn this e-book when you’d wish to be swept alongside safely in a rising tide of emotion, predominantly love.
Nick Russo has labored his manner from a tough Brooklyn neighborhood to a reporting job at one of many metropolis’s largest newspapers. However the late Fifties are a hostile time for homosexual males, and Nick is aware of that he can’t let anybody into his life. He simply by no means counted on assembly somebody as unimaginable to say no to as Andy.
Andy Fleming’s newspaper-tycoon father desires him to take over the household enterprise. Andy, although, has no intention of operating the paper. He’s barely in a position to run his life—he’s by no means paid a invoice on time, routinely will get misplaced on the way in which to work, and would reasonably gouge out his personal eyes than cope with workplace politics. Andy agrees to work for a yr within the newsroom, realizing he’ll make an ass of himself and hate each second of it.
Besides, Nick Russo retains rescuing Andy: displaying him the ropes, monitoring down his keys, liberating his tie when it will get caught within the historical submitting cupboards. Their unlikely friendship quickly sharpens into emotions they’ll’t deny. However what feels attainable in secret—this fragile, tender factor between them—appears doomed within the gentle of day. Now Nick and Andy should determine if, for the primary time, they’re prepared to struggle.
Historic: American, LGBTQIA, Romance
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