A cute and uick college set MM romance novelAfter having Been Beaten Up By His Former Best Friend And Roommate beaten up by his former best friend and roommate Jesse is left traumatized and without accommodation It s just his luck that the only available bed is in senior Nick s room of all people a gruff intimidating mountain of a man who scares the shit out of Jesse Nick isn t exactly a people s person Having been on his own for the better part of his life he s the most comfortable when everybody just leaves him the hell alone What he wasn t expecting was the fierce protectiveness that overcomes him when shy jumpy Jesse enters his room and his LIFESOON JESSE AND NICK FORM A BOND BASED ON Jesse and Nick form a bond based on trust and ultimately love Okay so I idn t love this book I enjoyed it well enough though It was an easy and entertaining comfort read funny and sweet I was particularly happy that I Killer Games didn t have toeal with the typical coming out of the closet storyline The one where one of the main characters refuses to out himself to the world and all the relationship angst is built around that one issue I m not a fan of that in my reads In Out of Bounds both Jesse and Nick were very comfortable with their sexuality and that made it pleasurably low on angst in that regardMost of the time Nick had me tightly wrapped around his little finger which is probably the size of my entire forearm There s just something about those big silent brooding overprotective heroes that raws me in Maybe it s some sort of residual primal instinct that takes over when I encounter one of them Huh In reality he was just one giant teddy bear all bark no bite as Jesse put it So endearing And yeah hot tooJesse was very likable too Cute as a button but not too innocent espite his lack of experience I really liked his character evelopment throughout the story how he regained his strength and his confidence with the help of his new friendWhat was noticeably absent though were some interesting supporting characters Okay there was Kelly and he was kind of cool I guess Lionel too shallow Aside from them the whole book was completely focused on Jesse and Nick most of the time was spent inside their orm room and the club where Nick worked Good thing that this was a
short read it would have probably become boring after a whileAlso there was hardly any plot There were the main characters sad background stories but other than that all we got was their relationship Don t get me wrong I Cocksure didn t get bored There was enough substance to fill all the pages but a little action really wouldn t have hurt eitherBut my biggest issue with this novel was the pacing It felt too rushed theevelopment from friendship to. When the weather outside starts cooling Beyond the Cliffs of Kerry (Bold Women of the 18th Century, down inside theorm things are heating up Can these college roommates fall in love without going out of bounds Beaten and heartbroken Jesse Cole is placed in a new orm room after his last roommate attacked him Just wanting to be left alone to heal in peace he's shock. .rather short read
S one fit the billI can t say it wowed me or anything but it was efinitely an easy entertaining read with a nice bit of
steam Overall low angst and rama On the shorter side at just around 150 pages BothOverall low angst and rama On the shorter side at just around 150 pages Both were likable Some of the secondary characters however were not Not sure I can bring myself to read Kelly s book So no complaints really with this one It worked for my Sunday afternoon read 35I loved the juxtaposition of slightly feminine Jesse with rough n tumble Nick In general I found Nick to be a sympathetic character than Jesse even though Jesse s the one who gets hurt Nick has a chip on his shoulder and feels unworthy because he used to make money fighting Jesse The Three Lives of Sonata James doesn t like violence and tells Nick that if he fights he ll be out of bounds which is their code for a line literal and metaphorical you can t cross Jesse moves into Nick sorm room halfway through fall semester after his roommate BFF freaks out on him clearly Ryan is gay closeted and ashamed but his reaction felt over the top Nick takes care of Jesse and the two move from tentative friendship to relationship I think this happened too fast Jesse went from not knowing Nick was gay to a mutual masturbation session faster than you can say hello Granted that scene was hot suared but mutual masturbation session faster than you can say hello Granted that scene was hot suared but sort of came out of nowhere This book wasn t peppered with steam and steam but the couple included scenes were well Mein Erster Mörder done and sexy as fuck Jesse s fear and reticence clearlyoesn t extend to sex The ending is a solid HEA There s talk of forever and puppies okay not the latter but it s the natural order of things Let s be together FOREVER And get a puppyThe rag ueens at the club where Nick works as a bouncer are all kinds of fabulous I have a feeling sexy Latin boy is going to be an MC in a later book There s a lot to like here but I had issues no real spoilers but this review is long enough view spoiler Considering what happened to Jesse and the fact that Jesse s ad is a well know lawyer I found it impossible to believe Ryan would have not only been allowed to stay in school but gotten off with apparently no Kaki vojaki: roman v rimah in slikah disciplinary action whatsoever Jesse s reaction to the incidentidn t feel entirely genuine What happened to him was incident idn t feel entirely genuine What happened to him was but his panic attacks over being touched or feeling trapped felt somewhat manufactured especially considering how uickly he jumped into a sexual relationship with Nick Finally Jesse s behavior wasn t always consistent He feels safe and warm with Nick around yet when Nick buys him flowers for his birthday toward the end of the story he gets pissed off because he oesn t need to be taken care of Who reacts like that to a sweet gesture hide spoiler. Ts to make Jesse comfortableEnter the perfect plan a line of tape own the center of the room Boundaries establishedBut as innocent movie nights become hours long temptation marathons and whispered chats from across the room elve into straight up irty territory crossing the line has never been so satisfyin. Lovers anyway After a promising start that hinted at a slow burn romance Jesse and Nick went from being friends
to having sex and supposedly being in love far too uickly There was no realhaving sex and supposedly being in love far too uickly There was no real up no time for chemistry or to make their love story feel realistic I idn t buy into it and unfortunately Bear Boy didn t feel itAt the time I finished this book I was pretty certain I wasn t going to read the seuel But now that I ve read the first chapter that was attached to the e book not so sure any A kinky BDSM themed taboo read about a professor and a student I be lying if I said it idn t sound intriguingWe ll see we LL SEE ARC PROVIDED BY CARINA PRESS VIA NETGALLEY see ARC provided by Carina Press via NetGalley exchange for an honest review BR with BABY25 StarsCharacters make or break a book for me A good character can take me from liking a book to LOVING ALL THE THINGS Here the characters were mediocre There wasn t anything special or noteworthy about either of them aside from their rama llamadom but I never felt the need to DNF However I Worlds Beyond The Poles did become increasingly annoyed with their antics yeteterminedly soldiered on to see how big of a shit show I ll start off by saying that I love trying out
established MF author s foray into MM Romance Is it always successful No Was this one YES Out of BoundsMF author s foray into MM Romance Is it always successful No Was this one YES Out of Bounds a New Adult story of two college roommates who fall in love Jesse was moved into Nick s room after being assaulted by his hold roommate Nick is none too happy about it first but he was there for Jesse from the get go My HighlightsThe main characters I love the contrast between the two men and how their roles play out in the endCharacter evelopment and growth Dual POVLove how their relationship evolved from roommates to friends to lovers The progression felt naturalTheir friends and family They weren t perfect but their loyalty shone through The pace was smooth and effortlessThe intimacy between Jesse and Nick was eual parts tender and hotWhy not 5 Stars WellJesse s actions after the assault idn t always match the reactions following such a traumatic experience I know everyone reacts ifferently but I on t think I Monster der Woche d be so uick to check out my new roommate after what had just occurred with the last one Little things like that just niggled a bitThe biggest thing though is how there was NOisciplinary or criminal action taken against his roommate I know that it was kind of explained but it gnawed at me view spoilerAnd then the school placed them in the same next class the following semester Extremely unlikely hide spoiler 35 StarsI ve been meaning to read this one forever and as usual it got lost in the shuffle But I was in the mood for something with a college setting and thi. Ed when tall Fragen Und Wege Zur Rechtseinheit in Deutschland dark andangerous looking Nick Moretti walks inNick oesn't have time to tiptoe around his new roommate he's too busy working in order to pay for school But something about Jesse brings out his protective instincts As their cautious friendship grows and becomes loaded with sexual tension he wan.