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Coasting By Yvonne Trent,

  • Title: Coasting
  • Author: Yvonne Trent
  • ISBN: 9781635337006
  • Page: 184
  • Format: ebook
  • What happens when you need something but don t know what it is Why not look in a place you never heard of Out and proud elementary school teacher Cal Hamilton thought he was happy in Philadelphia, but after a breakup, he steps back to reassess his life and discovers something is missing He gets in his car and drives south with no idea what he hopes to find The flip of aWhat happens when you need something but don t know what it is Why not look in a place you never heard of Out and proud elementary school teacher Cal Hamilton thought he was happy in Philadelphia, but after a breakup, he steps back to reassess his life and discovers something is missing He gets in his car and drives south with no idea what he hopes to find The flip of a coin leads him to a small town in Mississippi practically a different world from the city where he grew up.Police officer Billy Labarre keeps his sexuality mostly to himself, but he knows just what he needs to fill the hole in his quiet small town life the right man Unfortunately attitudes toward gay men still leave a lot to be desired in the rural South, and it s hard to meet someone It s not likely his perfect match is just going to show up out of the blue.States of Love Stories of romance that span every corner of the United States.
    Coasting What happens when you need something but don t know what it is Why not look in a place you never heard of Out and proud elementary school teacher Cal Hamilton thought he was happy in Philadelphia but

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    1. THREE HEARTS New author Yvonne Trent s Coasting is a sweet contemporary novella that features a Philadelphian teacher Cal Hamilton and Mississippian police officer Billy Labarre Since his summer is free, Cal goes on a road trip of sorts after recently breaking up with his boyfriend of five years He travels down south and goes where his gut tells him after a flip of a coin.Ocean Springs, Mississippi is where he ultimately lands The small town is booming with tourists and there is no room at any l [...]

    2. Hmmm I would say this story from new to me author, Yvonne Trent, has the usual problem of being a novella As in the relationship moves way too fast for my liking.Based on the book blurb, I was expecting strong tension and conflict coming from the fact that police officer Billy Labarre keeps his sexuality to himself in a small town located in the rural South I did not get that impression at all, though It seemed that Billy s colleagues knew about his sexuality and there was no feeling of homophob [...]

    3. A new beginning can be not only tough to define, but tough to actually find Cal knows only that he needs a change after his five year relationship sizzles out without much fanfare Since Cal has no idea what that change means, he decides to go on a road trip for the summer When he ends up in a small town in Mississippi, he has no idea what to expect, but police officer Billy was probably not it What follows is not just a delightful if unexpected romance, but a wonderful impression of what rural M [...]

    4. After the no drama break up of a five year relationship, school teacher Cal takes a summer road trip and by flipping a coin, decides to head west ending up in Ocean Springs, Mississippi on the Gulf Islands National Seashore The author does a nice job of giving us the feel of a laid back Mississippi beach community fried shrimp and cornbread, Miller Lite, shrimp po boys, Fourth of July cookouts, fishing on the bayou, etc Cal gets a firsthand dose of Southern hospitality as Sergeant Billy Labarre [...]

    5. 3.5 Stars I m pretty sure you guys know by now that I m a fan of Dreamspinner s States of Love series, and Yvonne Trent s new novella, Coasting, is another solid example of why There were a few little things that weren t perfect, but overall it was an enjoyable, entertaining read I can certainly think of worse ways to pass the time than reading about two sweet guys falling in love Even insta love, which is definitely the case here Heh.Coasting takes us to one of the places I most love to visit i [...]

    6. This author has done a good job at writing the ultimate love story This story is set in a small town in Mississippi where everyone knows everyone, and I could really feel this in the story This author really focused on the process of falling in love and letting me really getting to know the characters There is no angst or drama, just genuine love.Cal is a teacher in Philadelphia and has recently ended a five year relationship He has decided to leave town and start a new life He doesn t know wher [...]

    7. Copy provided to Bayou Book Junkie by Dreamspinner Press for my reading pleasure in hopes of an unbiased opinion, a review was not a requirement Yvonne Trent s Coasting is a novella in the Dreamspinner Press States of Love series Philadelphia teacher Cal has decided to travel once school lets out for the year While on the phone with his mom, he lets a coin flip determine the direction he s going to drive and ends up in a small, tourist town in Mississippi He likes the look of town but because it [...]

    8. Book Author Coasting by Yvonne TrentRating 4 starsAnother sweet read for the States of Love stories One of my favorite parts of these stories is visiting places that I ve never been or revisiting places I have through someone else s eyes This one was no different The descriptions of the beach and the small town was fantastic and beautiful Is it a novella so like any of them I wish for a in depth story although nothing important is technically missing Billy and Cal had some chemistry but the sto [...]

    9. 3.75 Stars It s a well written, sweet and feel good story with a strong sense of place I really enjoyed Cal Billy, they are very likable characters My only complaint I just wish it was longer

    10. A Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words Review An Alisa Review Rating 3 stars out of 5This was a nice story Cal is trying to get his head on straight after a breakup and follows his gut on a road trip His coin flip leads him west towards Mississippi from Florida and he can t ignore his gut feeling to pull off in Ocean Springs He s lucky to run into Billy that evening as he has been unable to find a place to stay and Billy opens his home to him.Billy and Cal immediately hit it off and are perfect ex [...]

    11. Dessert in a Book This story is sweet and refreshing Sweet, because it is a beautiful love story Refreshing, because it is simply a love story No drama, no angst, no betrayal, and no hot sex Once in awhile you need a story that is not explicit and that is simply an enjoyable read, and this book fits the bill Cal is on a journey of escape He s escaping his broken relationship, he s on vacation from his teaching job, and he just wants to escape his life for a little while He drives south until he [...]

    12. 3.5 StarsThe States of Love books strike again In Coasting we meet Cal and Billy Some super sweet insta love ensues Low angst The beautiful state of Missisippi shines in this novella As Billy shows Cal all of his beloved places in his home state the reader goes along for the ride The heat level is low, lots of fade to black Yet the connection is there and I spent most of the book rooting for these two So why not higher rated One of the things, being from the South, that I can t stand is the brok [...]

    13. 3 Coastal StarsWe meet Cal as he s on a spontaneous road trip without a destination in mind, following the break up with his boyfriend of five years He finds himself in Florida, and flipping a coin at the urge of his mom, as to where to head next Alas, he lands in Mississippi and follows the butterflies in his stomach and a feeling that something is going to go really right While in a coastal town in Mississippi, he runs into Billy and is mesmerized From there, the two are inseparable and in lov [...]

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