Sometimes Love Lasts
Bookreview / July 6, 2016

Sometimes Love Lasts is the new novel by Jake Wells. It deals with matters of homophobia, secret crushes and maybe finding out that love really does last longer than you might think. I found the story to be sweet and very romantic. It kind of plays of on the jock-nerd theme and we all know how much I love that…. Rone Forrester is a high school student, doing all the things he is supposed to be doing. He is intelligent, good looking and athletic, but still happiness seems to elude him every time. His mother recently died of cancer, his father is a tyrant and Rone takes care of his little brother all the time. Because if he doesn’t that who does? And because life is never easy Rone starts developing romantic feelings for his best friend Carson Harrington. Rone really wants to be a doctor and he is determined to make that happen. So when a little accident forces him to come out, his homophobic father and general shame make Rone run away and leave everything behind. He wants to start a new life in Los Angeles, but quickly learns that life there isn’t easy at all. And he…