• 5-star reads,  M/M,  Romance

    Who We Are (The Seafare Chronicles #2) by T.J. Klune

    Who We Are was everything I expect from a Klune-book and more. It was laughter and tears. It was amazing and lovely. Tragic but also so very wonderful. Epic really. Now, I was a bit disappointed by the prequel, but it’s absolutely essential to have that backstory to be able to enjoy Who We Are fully. So even though the first installment was overly angsty, not as funny as I expect Klune’s books to be, and chock-full of long-winded sentimentality (which isn’t my cup of tea, just FYI), it’s still a great story that you need to read in order to enjoy the awesomeness that is Who We Are. As…

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  • 4-star,  M/M,  Romance

    Bear, Otter, and the Kid (The Seafare Chronicles #1) by TJ Klune

    So, I’m working my way through TJ Klune’s entire bibliography because he’s bloody brilliant. So far, I’ve 5-starred every Klune book I’ve read. Unfortunately I can’t do that with Bear, Otter, and the Kid. This read was captivating, it truly was. But I guess the other Klune-books I’ve read have spoiled me and given me unrealistically high expectations. Because there were unfortunately too many things bringing this story down in my eyes. Also, it was a veritable angst-fest. Synopsis: This is a story of an oblivious, bi (or completely gay? It’s a bit unclear) young man – Bear – whose mom left him to raise his 6-year old brother on…

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