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Something Like Summer | [Jay Bell]

Something Like Summer

The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before his heart began beating to the rhythm of two words; Tim Wyman. By all appearances, Tim had the perfect body and ideal life, but when a not-so-accidental collision brings them together, Ben discovers that the truth is rarely so simple. If winning Tim's heart was an impossible quest, keeping it would prove even harder as family, society, and emotion threaten to tear them apart. Something Like Summer is a love story spanning a decade and beyond as two boys discover what it means to be friends, lovers, and sometimes even enemies.
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Publisher's Summary

Love, like everything in the universe, cannot be destroyed. But over time it can change.

The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before his heart began beating to the rhythm of two words; Tim Wyman. By all appearances, Tim had the perfect body and ideal life, but when a not-so-accidental collision brings them together, Ben discovers that the truth is rarely so simple. If winning Tim's heart was an impossible quest, keeping it would prove even harder as family, society, and emotion threaten to tear them apart.

Something Like Summer is a love story spanning a decade and beyond as two boys discover what it means to be friends, lovers, and sometimes even enemies.

©2011 Jay Bell (P)2013 Jay Bell

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    No words can really describe the great story telling that happens in this book. Not to give too much away but by the end of this version of the book, you might need a tissue. I definitely recommend this book.

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    yes the best book ever the love story it make u thank there is real love out there

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    really love how it all worked out in the end. characters are displayed quite eloquently.

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    I am broken. The story was one of the most beautiful and heart wrenching I've ever read, heard, or seen on a screen.

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    This story was good; a little long at times. Very sad moments but ended on a high note! Narrator good but sometimes his narration of Ben sounded too goofy- not always but it was annoying.

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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, a definite must read!


    What other book might you compare Something Like Summer to and why?

    None, apart from the other books in this series. It's simply that unique!


    Have you listened to any of Kevin R. Free’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, this is my first time listening to him and he didn't disappoint!


    Who was the most memorable character of Something Like Summer and why?

    Tim Wyman, he's that lost puppy that someone would just love to love and care for.


    Any additional comments?

    This is my first audiobook here at audible and it simply was amazing, I zipped thru it while at work and there was definitely some tear jerking moment in their, specially when -spoiler- Ben went to Tim's room to leave his key while Tim can see him -end spoiler-, I simply love it!

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