[Read] ➪ Kieran & Drew By L.A. Gilbert – Thomashillier.co.uk


10 thoughts on “Kieran & Drew

  1. says:

    4.5 starsThis just became one of my favorite YA stories in this genre, a classic tale about a geek outcast and popular jock falling in love Ah, bring back the 80s Surely there s fanfic about Andrew and Brian somewhere out there Drew and Kieran are seniors in high school Drew is popular and athletic to Kieran s geeky, weird, and shy But when Drew finds out about Kieran s unrequited crush, he doesn t mind at all Drew wants what Kieran s offering In the end, both guys need each other The po 4.5 starsThis just became one of my favorite YA stories in this genre, a classic tale about a geek outcast and popular jock falling in love Ah, bring back the 80s Surely there s fanfic about Andrew and Brian somewhere out there Drew and Kieran are seniors in high school Drew is popular and athletic to Kieran s geeky, weird, and shy But when Drew finds out about Kieran s unrequited crush, he doesn t mind at all Drew wants what Kieran s offering In the end, both guys need each other The power of balance shifts, and shifts again Kieran has to rebuild his relationship with his dad, whom I wanted to smack over the head for keeping his...


  2. says:

    GAHHHH Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back IN I can t get out of YA landummmyes, I quoted the Godfather to describe my YA kickand yes, I am sorry for that 3.5 strong starsagain Ok, okso since I am, admittedly, in a YA phase I can write this review w o being embarrassed of how much I really enjoyed this book Yes, it s formulaic In fact, for the first 1 2 of the book, I was having some serious d j vu It was plot point by plot point the exact same book GAHHHH Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back IN I can t get out of YA landummmyes, I quoted the Godfather to describe my YA kickand yes, I am sorry for that 3.5 strong starsagain Ok, okso since I am, admittedly, in a YA phase I can write this review w o being embarrassed of how much I really enjoyed this book Yes, it s formulaic In fact, for the first 1 2 of the book, I was having some serious d j vu It was plot point by plot point the exact same book as the other YA I had read the day before and at the time, with characters that were less charming and adorable to me But, what this book did well it went BEYOND that formula All the things I was complaining about in my hea...


  3. says:

    Oh, my, I m going to be the first and only person giving this novel a 2 stars so far I feel like a rebel lol But again, my rating will always an answer to the simple question In the end, do I like it or notAnd my answer for this is BIG FAT NO For one issue that feels personal to me, when it comes to life choices I ll explain in a minuteI don t have problems with Ms Gilbert s writing I like her writi...


  4. says:

    So, I slunk off during my lunch hour to the tiny office at the end of my ward to read the last 20% or so of this book And here a nurse found me crying over my kindle and asked me what the matter was I couldn t very well tell her that the gay roma...


  5. says:

    I have a thing for quiet unassuming books that innocently pull you in, giving the impression of being something you can easily put down because, hey there s really not much going on and you ve read something like this before only flashier, but then it s three hours later and your stomach is growling, you ve missed breakfast, none of your weekend to do list is getting done, and you don t give a fuck because you re hooked and would rather starve than close your Kindle Sure, nothing has changed I have a thing for quiet unassuming books that innocently pull you in, giving the impression of being something you can easily put down because, hey there s really not much going on and you ve read something like this before only flashier, but then it s three hours later and your stomach is growling, you ve missed breakfast, none of your weekend to do list is getting done, and you don t give a fuck because you re hooked and would rather starve than close your Kindle Sure, nothing has changed the pace is still pretty slow, the characters subdued and realistic, but that s just it You re practically inhaling the book because it s so simple and low key and engaging and just so damn earnest Kieran Drew is such a book.Kieran is the odd guy in school no one s friends with and Drew is the hot all American athl...


  6. says:

    Ah, what a lovely, heart warming story that I couldn t put down I literally read the whole thing in one sittingwell, I may or may not have stopped to take a potty break Honestly, everything about this story was predictablefrom the beginning to the middle to the end There were absolutely no shocking plot twis...


  7. says:

    people never stay with their first lovesBut sometimes they do.I ve never stopped being around teenagers, even when I stopped being a teenager myself This story had one the most realistic portrayals of teenage behavior I have ever read.There is no melodrama here, but there is angst which, thankfully, doesn t override the story The conflicts are real Bullying Teenagers who feel that they don t fit in Parents who mean well, but they screwed up somewhere along the way, and now theypeople never stay with their first lovesBut sometimes they do.I ve never stopped being around teenagers, even when I stopped being a teenager myself This story had one the most realistic portrayals of teenage behavior I have ever read.There is no melodrama here, but there is angst which, thankfully, doesn t override the story The conflicts are real Bullying Teenagers who feel that they don t fit in Parents who mean well, but they screwed up somewhere along the way, and now they re the enemy Kids that have to be the par...


  8. says:

    4.5 StarsI LOOOOOOOOVED this story LA Gilbert is now officially and auto buy author for me Each book I ve read from her has been better than the last This one is my favorite so far.Angsty young love in a small town with messed up family situations, and all kinds of hurt in two young men that find refuge literally in each other It was like she hit a checklist for my paradigm comfort read.Kieran Apleby is a loner, he doesn t have any friends and he s a litle angry at the world, partly it s b 4.5 StarsI LOOOOOOOOVED this story LA Gilbert is now officially and auto buy author for me Each book I ve read from her has been better than the last This one is my favorite so far.Angsty young love in a small town with messed up family situations, and all kinds of hurt in two young men that find refuge literally in each other It was like she hit a checklist for my paradigm comfort read.Kieran Apleby is a loner, he doesn t have any friends and he s a litle angry at the world, partly it s because whenever he s not getting ignored by it he s either getting bullied or made to feel like he s a freak Which is why he is biding his time to get out of his small Florida hometown and go to college somewhere FAR FAR away.Drew Anderson is an athlete, he is popular and he is also a boy with a ...


  9. says:

    You know most times when I think I know the way a books going to go I m normally completely way off I wish I had been wrong this time, sadly what I thought was going to happen did and so now I m a wreck.The characters in this book are extremely believable Kieran especially was a guy I could totally feel for His sense of worthlessness pulled at my heart and I wanted to beat his dad over the head at times Drew was another real character His way of handling things had me again wanting to infli You know most times when I think I know the way a books going to go I m normally completely way off I wish I had been wrong this time, sadly what I thought was going to happen did and so now I m a wreck.The characters in this book are extremely believable Kieran especially was a guy I could totally feel for His sense of worthlessness pulled at my heart and I wanted to beat his dad over the head at times Drew was another real character His way of handling things had me again wanting to inflict some pain, while at the same time I could understand his reaction That s not to say he wasn t a complete Douche Bag at times.I did have a few niggles for some side characters view spoiler The whole Tony story line Just who was he, and how did Kieran befri...


  10. says:

    4.5 StarsI think I just fell in love.I adored EVERYTHING about this story maybe with the exception of that cover deceptively ominous much I was fully engaged for every single second of this sweet, unassuming love story Kieran and Drew were equally endearing and so very relatable Their coming together was so beautiful and honest and tender and romantic and realistic and several other lovely descriptive words that I won t bore you with further I laughed, I cried, I sympathized and then I 4.5 StarsI think I just fell in love.I adored EVERYTHING about this story maybe with the exception of that cover deceptively ominous much I was fully engaged for every single second of this sweet, unassuming love story Kieran and Drew were equally endearing and so very relatable Their coming together was so beautiful and honest and tender and romantic and realistic an...


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Kieran & Drew Kieran Appleby Can T Wait Until Graduation To Escape His Life In The Keys His Only Friend Is The School Janitor, His Father Doesn T Talk To Him, And Kieran Doesn T Know How To Mention He S Gay No Wonder He Daydreams About College Anywhere But Florida High School Baseball Star Drew Anderson Has Only Wish In Life To Be Able To Care For Those He Loves With An Absent Father, An Agoraphobic Mother, And A Closet He S Not Ready To Come Out Of, He Can Barely Stand Under The Pressure No One Knows How Alone He Feels When Drew Finally Notices Kieran S Long Time Crush, It Jumpstarts A Relationship That Introduces Them To Sex, Intimacy, And Love Neither Has Ever Been This Happy But Lasting Happiness Is Evasive, And Kieran S Desperation To Get Out Of Florida And Drew S Desire To Stay And Care For His Family Cannot Be Reconciled.

  • ebook
  • 256 pages
  • Kieran & Drew
  • L.A. Gilbert
  • 08 April 2018
  • 1623803950

About the Author: L.A. Gilbert

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