Me it s a ittle weird when authors 5 star their own books rightalso me UPDATE Anyone want to see a ittle teaser Another Booktube video this time all about the Top 10 Books of 2020 so far Now that you know this fabulous book made the An Italian Education list check out the video to see the rest I m interested in him purely from a journalistic standpoint Cal may only be seventeen but he s breaking barriers for year his FlashFame account is pushing half a million flowers and people all over the world are tuning in to his reports If he plays his cards right his career is going to skyrocketUntilhis dad drops a bomb have you even googled Houston It s a cesspool Cal s dad Calvin Sr was selected to be a part of NASA s Mars endeavorand Cal is NOT happy about the moveHe didn t ask to be uprooted he wasn t asked to be part of a NASA reality show and above all he didn t ask to have his potential career go up in smoke they don t necessarily want me to shut down my accounts But they want to control it ButLeon another kid of a potential astronaut seems to get Cal in all the ways his family doesn t And despite himself Cal finds himself drawn to himAnd then Cal realizes he s going to have to make a choice one that could ruin everything he s ever known But that doesn t stop the panic from settling in my body I really don t read that many contemporaries and this book book is making me rethink that stanceIoved the space theme and with an actual trip to Mars it feels ike something just around the cornerCal was a wonderfully grounded main character He was fun and believable After just a few pages I
felt ike I could carry a conversation with himThough if I m being completely honestI LOVED Leon He was like I could carry a conversation with himThough if I m being completely honestI LOVED Leon He was and absolutely stole the show every time he came onto the pageI kind of wish there was of a dance between Cal and Leon but at the same time they fit together so well It was really enjoyable to watch them come to terms with their their futureI didn t think I d enjoy the reality TV aspect but it really enhanced book providing an interesting dynamic to the bookAll in all I am so "PLEASED BY THIS BOOK AND I CANNOT WAIT TO "by this book and I cannot WAIT to what the author writes next A HUGE thank you to Phil Stamper and Bloomsbury YA for sending me a free copy in exchange for an honest review This was so beautiful and thought provokingCal is a successful social media journalist with over half a million followers But he doesn t just make wry or cynical observations or talk about the Look-Alike Lawman (Texas Twins, la. As a successful social media journalist with half a million followers seventeen year old Cal is used to sharing hisife online But when his pilot father is selected for a highly publicized NASA mission to Mars Cal and his family relocate from Brooklyn to. But they re all being uprooted to Texas Cal is utterly devastated To make matters worse the reality TV channel filming the astronauts and their families has a gag order on any media streaming done by the astros or their familiesOnce in Texas Cal meets one of the other astronaut children an ex gymnast named Leon He feels an instant connection to Leon but Leon has depression and is Daddy Wanted learning to set boundaries and stand up for himself in therapy and warns Cal that he doesn t do things by halves and won t be with someone who can t accept himTensions rise as the fate of the current project becomes uncertain and Cal s clash with the TV channel becomes heated All he really wants to do is find certainty in his future both with regard toove and his would be career but fate rarely makes things easy and sometimes we have to deal with a few curveballs before we finally hit that home runI Forbidden Stranger loved the romance between Leon and Cal Iiked that Leon set boundaries and Cal respected them I Snowy River Man liked the steam between them Iiked that it didn t feel exploitative the way a Night Moves (Harlequin Blaze lot of MM stories especially ones written by some women can feel This was just a beautifulove story between characters you feel Les brumes d'avalon : roman like you could meet on the every day and Ioved that I also Malakai (Wicked Games, liked that Cal uestioned his sexualityike Leon and how we get a bit of backstory on his one girl friend who he used to dateI The Carpenters Wife and Heart of Stone liked Cal s blogging aot too which surprised me because a Celtic Fire (Rogue Angel, lot of authors don t know what they re talking about when they write about blogger or influencer culture But Stamper nailed it Cal reminded me aot of other male YouTubers I really The Family Plan like YouTubersike Danny Gonzalez or Jarvis Johnson who use their authenticity to bring attention to important issues and debunk fake factsI iked the positive rep for science in this book I just read yet another book with evil scientists so it s always nice to see a book that gives the sciences the positive rep it so sorely needs The ending with the interviews with the astronauts was one of my favorite parts and no don t worry that s not a spoilerThis was a really astronauts was one of my favorite parts and no don t worry that s not a spoilerThis was a really book It s a fluffy ight "HEARTED THAT ALSO MANAGES TO "romance that also manages to with real world issues and t afraid to be steamy and use foul A Doctor in Her Stocking (From Here to Maternity language while also making a beautiful point about what it truly means to be authentic and findove while also Celebrity Bachelor learning toove yourself Thanks to the publisher for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review 4 star. The program are uncovered Cal must find a way to reveal the truth without hurting the people who have become most important to himExpertly capturing the thrill of first ove and the self doubt all teens feel debut author Phil Stamper is a new talent to wat.
Download The Gravity of UsTest trends or restaurants in his Brooklyn neighborhood or in NYC He really uses social media to make a difference and played a huge part in getting younger people interested in the Cassidys Kids (Maitland Maternity, last presidential election And people noticed heanded an internship with BuzzFeed he can t wait forBut his whole ife is about to be turned upside down Call s father has just been selected as an astronaut for a possible NASA mission to Mars so the agency is relocating all of the astronauts and their families to Houston to try and recapture the camaraderie of the early days of the space programCal isn t prepared for the media frenzy surrounding the space program and although he s technically not supposed to do any social media broadcasting from Houston he can t resist putting his own spin on things which puts him in the middle of a battle between NASA and a trashy media program that somehow has gotten an exclusive to cover the astronautsLife isn t all bad though as Cal me Ah yes a book about all my favorite things space and gay stuff 25 starsI really thought I was going to LOVE this but unfortunately I didn t ove it but I also didn t hate it I never became super invested in the characters or the story but I don t think there was anything I specifically didn t Wrangled (Whitehorse, MT: Chisholm Cattle Co., like about it Idk this was a weird one for me Thank you so much to Bloomsbury for sending me an early copy Might be of a 25 but I m rounding up because while I didn tove this I also didn t full on hate it The writing style was just not really my favorite and honestly I was also not a huge fan of the main character This was truly "just ike the epitome of meh for me Big womp we "like the epitome of meh for me Big womp we knew the space was gay You guys YOU GUYS This book is AMAZING One small step for man one giant eap for the gay agenda and their mission to conuer the universe The Gravity of Us was one of many upcoming ueer releases that I was really Un hros pour Rayne (Delta Force Heroes t. 1) looking forward to It is an OwnVoices novel it s ueer it has a beautiful cover it ticks all the boxes The main chara Instagram Twitter Facebook PinterestSo I actually ended upoving this book a
lot because it does a Mine to Take (Nine Circles, lot of things that I wouldove to see of in YAButbecause it does a His L.A. Cinderella lot of things that I wouldove to see of in YABut that in a hot minuteCal is a popular video blogger who is becoming well known for his Refinery29 A Groom for Greta (Amish Brides of Celery Fields, like exposes and journalism Heives in Brooklyn and The Baby They Both Loved loves the fast paced color of the cityife That s why when his father makes a surprise announcement that not only has he been hired as an astronaut. Houston and are thrust into a media circusAmidst the chaos Cal meets sensitive and mysterious Leon another “Astrokid” and finds himself falling head over heels fast As the frenzy around the mission grows so does their connection But when secrets about.