Hard Candy – Bend or Break #7
Bookreview / March 22, 2016

Hard Candy is part 7 in the Bend or Break series and tells us the story of Vincent (Vinnie) Lim. As we learned in part 6 he has an occasional hook up thing with his best friend Austin and he assumed Austin would always be there waiting for him. But then Austin fell in love with Sean and is no longer available. And now Vinnie is lost and doesn’t know what to do anymore. So one night he goes out dancing and picks up Bryan, a dance major. Vinnie is drunk and the one night stand turns out to be one of the worst he has ever had. He totally blew it and does what he always does. Pretend it never happened and he doesn’t know Bryan. But Bryan is the one person he cannot forget. Bryan is the totally out and totally posterboy for gay. He knows he wants Vinnie to pay attention to him but he knows he has to fight for it. Vinnie has a one tracked mind, always living up to someone else’s expectations. But Bryan won’t accept being left out and he demands to have attention. Will Vinnie be able to deal with that and…

Love Me Like a Rock – Bend or Break #6
Bookreview / March 22, 2016

Now as we all know I am a long time fan of the Bend or Break series, ever since part 1. And the more we get, the better they get. Love Me Like a Rock is part 6 in the series and tells the story of Austin (and a little Vinnie) who we already met in Level Hands). Amy Jo Cousins just keeps on writing one perfect story after another and it makes me fall more and more in love with these books and characters. So when I had the chance of reading parts 6 and 7 as an ARC I jumped at the chance and promised to write a review about them. So here they are….. Austin is an artist and always has been. Whatever his eyes see, his hands create. But there is one thing that keeps bothering him. He has a thing for his best friend Vinnie, who he occasionally hooks up with. He is hoping it will turn out into more, but Vinnie doesn’t seem to be interested in anything more. Austin gets more and more frustrated, but what can he do? At an evening drawing class he meets Sean, the naked male model in front…