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Metes and Bounds A NovelMetes 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 reasons First I liked uinn s writing style character development and the overall story Second "I The Main Character Matt He Is Curious Teachable "liked the main character Matt He is curious teachable loving and And third I enjoyed getting a realistic glimpseat least it seemed realistic into a gay teen s life his struggles and accomplishments disasters and successes There was lenty to love about this book though and successes There was The Cowboy and His Baby plenty to love about this book though romance including some sex scenes may not be for everyone I however truly enjoyed it 5 stars I ve read a lot of mm books This book is multi layered andoignant It s a holistic story the Secure Location people are real and most importantly true I love love loved this book I ve re read it a millio 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 firsterson through the eyes of Southern boy Matt come away from his The Everyday Witch (Beatrice Bailey, parents and now living with his Uncle Tiger and hisartner 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 read about Mark and Tiger having sex but when we see how they regard each other with a ossessive 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 artnering can come in many ermutations some healthier and loving than others How Matt navigates the world of man sex while discovering who he is in love and relationships is what forms the bulk of this tale told in a forthright and unpretentious manner Very highly recommended 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 lace vernacular and characterizations are all well done and bring the reader well into the story A lot of interesting Bred by the Beastmen (Bred by the Beastmen peopleopulate Matt s life and the way secrets were revealed certainly held my attentionThere were a few fairly detailed scenes of sexual violence that coupled with Matt s reaction to them were difficult for me to read I understand the import to the story and his growth as a character but for me they were retty tough Others may find that as well or even. 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. SoOverall though this was a heart felt and engaging "STORY I AM GLAD I GOT TO KNOW MATT "I am glad I got to know Matt Tiger and the rest of Jay uinn s wonderful characters Relatable idea Ending was a bit of hanging but okay 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 recommend this book and author 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 remember 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 readers 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 rebound decisions 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 reminded 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 Orange 5 (オレンジ, preferable This was a lot less wordy than the other books by uinn I ve read 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 replace 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 review 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 replace that name It s back on the TBR I started off notarticularly liking this book and felt I may have to give up after 20 or so ages I couldn t really connect with the characters and felt them a bit too far removed from my own experience to make the lot 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. 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. Others have examined the The Scot plot in detail here but for a non surfing reader there may be someroblems because the author assumes the reader is familiar with the behaviour atterns of surfers and the vocabulary of waves etc I suppose it was written for the home "us market the football terms went over my "market The football terms went over my too but surfing is a foundation concept to the book but it is ossible to read 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 reading but "moving in is stretching things a bit Worth reading but are lenty of other novels out a bit Worth reading but are lenty of other novels out to try first Finished reading fourth time An exceptional book Another lovely story by Jay uinnI discovered Jay uinn s novels just this year and I am slowly making my way through them His books are a delight to read The language is gentle and Second Chance Pass (Virgin River, poetic and flows across theage with subtle emotion His stories explore different dimensions of family life involving gay men A gay man whose long term relationship breaks down after bringing up his artner 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 man the changes to the life of his mother and the way in which he is still dependent on her Boomerang KidSo this is the third Jay uinn novel that I am reading and just like the rest it didn t disappoint As with all his stories that I have read so far this story has a beach men family dogs and uestions This story is of a coming of age story and we meet Matt who goes to stay with his uncle Tiger while working for him for a year Matt has an grudgingly accepting family who love him but he wants to spread his wings a little The chance comes for him to move in with Tiger and gives Matt a chance to experience life in a gay household Matt gets to see how Tiger and his artner Mark have given up so much for each other and the reality of the love between them and this helps Matt as he searches for his own identity But this story is than a time to grow and embrace sexual identity it is also a time to learn new things like surfing a time to experience the beauty of life and a time for Matt to experience and appreciate different kinds of loveAnd he does so sometimes finding himself in some hard situations which he has to work through but always with a firm idea of who he wants to beI really enjoyed this story and I knew I would even before I started Jay uinn doesn t have a huge back list and I have two of his novels to goAnd then I am not sure what I will do Such a talented author I do wish there were of his stories for me to embrace I might write to him and ask for. Claiming his At the Wolfs Table place as a surfer and as a gay man in the small and large world of construction sites fishingiers and surf breaks is a triumph of storytelli.

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