[ Book ] ♂ Desert Sons (Desert Sons, #1) ☨ MOBI eBook or Kindle ePUB free

This is a very complex love story about two young men who are both coming to terms with their own mental demons Scott, 16, is trying to figure out how he can go to college for music while his parents demand a muchstable business career Ryan is finding himself in a new town after being thrown out of his grandmother s place Ryan struggles from losing his parents and being in a abusive relationship with an older man Scott Ryan find themselves thrown together and slowly realize that This is a very complex love story about two young men who are both coming to terms with their own mental demons Scott, 16, is trying to figure out how he can go to college for music while his parents demand a muchstable business career Ryan is f I could not get into this book at all It was not in my taste and the story itself could have been very good which is why I read it Some people may love it but I am not one of those people. This is hands down one of my favorite books of all time I discovered it in college one day while hiding in the stacks, and fell in love I have read it numerous times, and though some of the things are dated cassette tapes instead of CDs it is a wonderful book that never fails to draw me in and tug at my heart Even though I have parts of the book memorized from reading it so often, the characters feel so real that while reading it, I have to check the end of the book to make sure it still en This is hands down one of my favorite books of all time I discovered it in college one day while hidin Desert Sons and its author Mark Kendrick are probably among the first examples of not tragic coming of age gay love story Not so many years ago, less than 5, it was almost impossible to find a love story among gay teens without any drama happening in it, and most of the time, one or both main characters didn t arrive to the end of the [ Book ] ♿ Desert Sons (Desert Sons, #1) ♧ A Coming Of Age Novel For Gay Men Ages Scott Faraday Is , Gregarious, Talented, Never Been In A Relationship, And Is Out To Only A Select Few Ryan St Charles Is , Hot Tempered, Has Already Has Been In A Long Relationship, Yet Is Barely Out To Himself Behind Ryan S Carefully Fashioned Fa Ade Is Emotional Scarring From A Past He S Never Been Able To Reconcile When He Comes To Live With His Uncle In Yucca Valley, CA, He Meets Scott An Unlikely Pair, The Boys Form A Tentative Friendship When Scott Starts To Suspect That Ryan Might Be Gay, He Plans His Coming Out To Him The Result Is That He Transforms Their Friendship Into His First Real Relationship Then, Ryan S Hidden Past Comes Into View Scott Is Not At All Prepared For What He Discovers Suicide Attempts, Past Abuse, And Loads Of DenialTightly Focused On Their New Relationship, Desert Sons Follows These Two Teenagers As They Plunge Headlong Through A Summer That Will Forever Change Them Both This book isn t just a fun loving humorous gay story It goes beyond just coming of age or acceptance of ones self It dives into two REAL characters with captivating stories and their journey together while falling in love Both Scott and Ryan told aspects of their stories that related directly to my own experiences and thoughts when I was a teenager I cried and feared with Ryan, and I longed and prayed with Scott Their stories are not just farces of reality They are real stories that occu This book isn t just a fun loving humorous gay story It goes beyond just coming of age or acceptance of ones self It dives into two REAL characters with captivating stories and their journey together while falling in love Both Scott and Ryan told aspects of their stories that related directly to my own experiences and thoughts when I was a teenager I cried and feared with Ryan, and I longed and prayed with Scott Their stories are not just farces of reality They are real stories that occur in a long period of time The author didn t bother with the minor unimportant details of every scene He generously grazed over the scenes that were irrelevant to Scott and Ryan s story While reading, an erotic scene popped up and suddenly I got worried that this w Protagonists Scott and Ryan could hardly be poster boys for the It Gets Better campaign Their lives in the California desert already are a lot better than the circumstances faced by most American gay teens They are yuppies with plenty of spending money, they are popular with their peers, and each is athletic and exceedingly handsome Yes, they are closeted, sort of, but they have family members who are supportive and teen pals who mostly don t care whether someone is gay One aspect of the p Protagonists Scott and Ryan could hardly be poster boys for the It Gets Better campaign Their lives in the California desert already are a lot better 3.5 StarsI really wanted to like this bookthan I ultimately did Scott and Ryan both initially seemed like quite interesting characters, but I didn t feel there was enough development of them for my liking To be honest, I ended up not liking Scott a lot of the time as I felt his attraction to Ryan was purely superficial and sexual and he had no real interest in getting to know Ryan and the demons that plagued him I also felt the sexual content was a bit excessive and overshadowed the sto 3.5 StarsI really wanted to like this bookthan I ultimately did Scott and Ry I m embarrassed to admit that I read this pathetically written account of teen horniness Can I take it back Not that I have anything against the intensity of carnal desire in the teen years, it s just that some measure of articulate and engaging storytelling w I thought this was a great read It wasfocused on character development than anything else I enjoyed the internal conflicts of the characters, and the trials of forming a relationship.