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Out of Bounds

Ed when tall dark and dangerous looking Nick Moretti walks inNick doesn't have time to tiptoe around his new roommate he's too busy working in order to pay for school But something about Jesse brings out his protective instincts As their cautious friendship grows and becomes loaded with sexual tension he wan. 35 StarsI ve been meaning to read this one forever and as usual it got lost in the shuffle But I was in the mood for something with a college setting and this one fit the billI can t say it wowed me or anything but it was definitely an easy entertaining read with a nice bit of steam Overall low angst and drama On the shorter side at just around 150 pages Both MCs were likable Some of the secondary characters however were not Not sure I can bring myself to read Kelly s book So no complaints really with this one It worked for my Sunday afternoon read Tall man riding. roommate he's too busy working in order to pay for school But something about Jesse brings out his protective instincts As their cautious friendship grows and becomes loaded with sexual tension he wan. 35 StarsI ve been meaning to The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory read this one forever and as usual it got lost in the shuffle But I was in the mood for something with a college setting and this one fit the billI can t say it wowed me or anything but it was definitely an easy entertaining The Big Golden Book of Poetry read with a nice bit of steam Overall low angst and drama On the shorter side at just around 150 pages Both MCs were likable Some of the secondary characters however were not Not sure I can bring myself to Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, really with this one It worked for my Sunday afternoon

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When the weather outside starts cooling down inside the dorm things are heating up Can these college roommates fall in love without going out of bounds Beaten and heartbroken Jesse Cole is placed in a new dorm room after his last roommate attacked him Just wanting to be left alone to heal in peace he's shock. I loved established MF author Aleah Barley s first foray into writing MM under the pen name AR Barley I saw the book on NetGalley and was immediately pulled in by the blurb This story was so touching tender and full of feels that the book grabbed my attention and held on from the very first chapterAs the story begins 19 yo Jesse has been severely beaten by his roommate Ryan after mistakenly taking his flirty behavior as the green light for a kiss Jesse then flees into the cold night and is discovered by Kelly a resident assistant in a senior dorm and taken to the hospital to be patched upBut the interesting parts of the story truly begin when Kelly places Jesse in a room with Kelly s gruff people hating ex boyfriend NickNick is a huge muscle bound bruiser with a penchant for getting into fights so Jesse is immediately hesitant to relax around his new much larger roommate and trust the guy However Nick s been kicked in the teeth by the world a few times himself in his 24 years so he recognizes Jesse s fragile state and puts forth a very uncharacteristic extra effort to make him feel comfortable in his new homeAnd home is really what I ultimately saw this book as being about Feeling entirely lost and adrift then connecting with that one person who makes you feel whole again Like you are genuinely cared for cherished and loved Finally safe Finally homeI adored seeing how strong and committed that Nick was to a very shaken Jesse for the majority of the story then how at the end it was Jesse who found the strength that the two needed to persevere when things got toughTo me that give and take was very realistic and I loved it Plus as an added bonus the uiet insecure Jesse turned out not to be uite so timid when push came to a big ole sexy shove eitherThe naughty bits of the story weren t in every chapter but when they did make an appearance they were invariably smoking HOTThe steamy scene where the boys come together uite literally oops across the line of gaffers tape put down to bisect the room into Jesse s side and Nick s side to help Jesse feel safe With Nick ending up on his knees Sweet Baby Jesus That was some insane heat on page right there peoplePlus the scenes where Jesse loses first his bottoming virginity then later on his topping virginity WowMy one and only niggle was the fairly heavy handed use of the out of bounds phrase pretty sure that I counted 33 times which sort of came across as being repeatedly flicked on the nose with the book title So I personally wouldn t have minded that being dialed back a notch or two But other than that small peeve I found the book to be pretty perfect with just the right touch of soft and hard for my tastes so a very solid 425 mine mine mine mine stars for this fun and flirty story of finding your other half and holding on with all you ve got My ARC copy of the book was provided by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for a fair unbiased review The First Partition of Poland roommates fall in love without going out of bounds Beaten and heartbroken Jesse Cole is placed in a new dorm The Hero of Varay room after his last Palestrina and Other Plays roommate attacked him Just wanting to be left alone to heal in peace he's shock. 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Ts to make Jesse comfortableEnter the perfect plan a line of tape down the center of the room Boundaries establishedBut as innocent movie nights become hours long temptation marathons and whispered chats from across the room delve into straight up dirty territory crossing the line has never been so satisfyin. I only have three things to sayOne How many times can you repeat the phrase out of bounds in 154 pages Apparently 33 times Whaaa Aren t there any synonym phrasesTwo If I bought my partner flowers and they view spoilerthrew a tantrum because they don t need a keeper and they can take care of themselves I would have shoved the flowers up their ass and proceeded calmly to the nearest exit hide spoiler Tall man riding. room Boundaries establishedBut as innocent movie nights become hours long temptation marathons and whispered chats from across the The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory room delve into straight up dirty territory crossing the line has never been so satisfyin. I only have three things to sayOne How many times can you The Big Golden Book of Poetry repeat the phrase out of bounds in 154 pages Apparently 33 times Whaaa Aren t there any synonym phrasesTwo If I bought my partner flowers and they view spoilerthrew a tantrum because they don t need a keeper and they can take care of themselves I would have shoved the flowers up their ass and proceeded calmly to the nearest exit hide spoiler

  • ebook
  • 154
  • Out of Bounds
  • A.R. Barley
  • en
  • 05 February 2019
  • 9781459293533

10 thoughts on “Out of Bounds

  1. says:

    Tag Team Review With Cupcake25 Hearts Dear Out of BoundsAfter being subjected to that phrase a gazillion maybe less than gazillion but boy was I smothered I'm just going to refer you to as OOB Are you cool with that OOB? It's cool I'm not a hugger anyway OOBdeep breath I want you to know something I like a good number of genres but New Adult has a special place with me See I gorged myself when the genre was i

  2. says:

    35I loved the juxtaposition of slightly feminine Jesse with rough n tumble Nick In general I found Nick to be a sympathetic character than Jesse even though Jesse's the one who gets hurt Nick has a chip on his shoulder and feels unworthy because he used to make money fighting Jesse doesn't like violence and tells Nick that if he fights he'll be out of bounds which is their code for a line literal and metaphorical you can't cross

  3. says:

    I loved established MF author Aleah Barley's first foray into writing MM under the pen name AR Barley I saw the book on NetGalley and was immediately pulled in by the blurb This story was so touching tender and full of feels that the book gr

  4. says:

    35 StarsI've been meaning to read this one forever and as usual it got lost in the shuffle But I was in the mood for something with a college setting and this one fit the billI can't say it wowed me or anything but it was definitely an easy entertaining read with a nice bit of steam Overall low angst and drama On the shorter side at just around 150 pages Both MCs were likable Some of the secondary characters

  5. says:

    Out of Bounds is the first MM offering from author AR Barley or Aleah Barley as is her MF pen name And while I'm ALWAYS excited when an author branches out and writes something that stretches their abilities I think that this wasn't the best first MM for her I was immediately drawn in when I saw the blurb to this book and was really excited to start it I mean I like a good hurtcomfort book as much as the next gal and the

  6. says:

    I'll start off by saying that I love trying out established MF author's foray into MM Romance Is it always successful? No Was this one? YES Out of Bounds is a New Adult story of two college roommates who fall in love Jesse was moved i

  7. says:

    25 StarsI think this is just a me thing There were parts I really liked but some I didn't with the parts I didn't dominatingIt really had potential but too many things niggled at my brain For instance what was up with Ryan? Why was

  8. says:

    BR with BABY25 StarsCharacters make or break a book for me A good character can take me from liking a book to LOVING ALL THE THINGS H

  9. says:

    I only have three things to sayOne How many times can you repeat the phrase out of bounds in 154 pages? Apparently 33 times Whaaa? Aren't there any synonym phrases?Two If I bought my partner flowers and they view spoilert

  10. says:

    A cute and uick college set MM romance novelAfter having been beaten up by his former best friend and roommate sopho Jesse is left t

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