What rating would you give it?
1.5 of 5 Stars
Give us a summary.
(Taken from Goodreads)
Michael only wants for his twin brother to be safe as he picks one bad boyfriend after another, never even lingering on the thought of loving Michael the way Michael loves him.
All Gabriel wants is Michael, each morning when he faces the day, and each night when he pulls a stranger’s face in for a kiss instead of the one he wants the most.
Fixing Gabriel’s boyfriend problems is a way of life for Michael, but what he doesn’t know happens behind closed doors, where Gabriel welcomes each kick or hit, and where he numbs his pain with the sharp edge of a razorblade.
Can they find a solution to their situation and make both of them happy?
What did you think of the book?
I decide to round up only because… well… ugh… Story wasn’t utterly horrible, but everything else was.
This was really bad. I mean, I understand it was a short story, but… this is ridiculous. So much went wrong, it isn’t even funny. And not to mention the writing. It was… *rubs at eyeballs and tries to erase image of horrible writing from my mind* I just want to forget the last half hour of my life ever happened.
This is how NOT to write a twincest book.
Any warnings you wish to make for your readers?
There is SO MUCH to warn my readers away from. How about this? JUST STAY AWAY FROM THE BOOK COMPLETELY.
Does it count towards any reading challenges?
Tons and tons, hah ha~
- 2015 GoodReads Reading Challenge
- You Read How Many Books?
- 52 Books in 52 Weeks
- Read A Million Pages
- 105 Reading Challenge (Categories: 1, 3, 4)
- 2015 New To You Reading Challenge (Brand New Book & New Author To Me)
- 2015 LGBT Challenge (MM – incest between twins)
- NetGalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge
Would you recommend this book?
DEFINITELY NOT. I just don’t know how a book could go so wrong. Really. I get the idea behind most of what happens in this book, but it’s just done in such a… fucking ridiculous manner that it all came across as some sort of twisted, demented, sick thing when it shouldn’t be. I get it. One brother wants the other, but in no way does it need to go down LIKE THAT just to get across the idea that he’s tormented by his feelings. Furthermore, who the fuck FUCKS SOMEONE “LOVINGLY” after finding them BLEEDING ALL OVER THE BATHROOM FLOOR in attempted suicide/trying to hurt and punish themselves? HUH? WHO THE HELL DOES THAT?!
Reviewed by AMS (amomentsilence)
|Publisher: Silver Publishing
Publication Date: October 2012
Format: ebook, e-ARC
Genre & Themes: Novella / Novelette,
Romance, Contemporary, Dark Fiction,
Twincest, Incest, Attempted Suicide, Self
Mutilation, Cutting, QUILTBAG / LGBTQUIA
Reviewer: AMS (amomentsilence)
Source: Provided by NetGalley
Challenge: 2015 Good Reads Reading Challenge (27),
52 Books in 52 Weeks, You Read How Many Books?,
Read A Million Pages, 105 Reading Challenge,
2015 New To You Reading Challenge,
NetGalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge,
2015 LGBT Reading Challenge
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