Adulting 101y Lisa Henry 4 Stars!
The struggle is real.
Nick Stahlnecker is eighteen and not ready to grow up yet. He has a summer job, a case of existential panic, and a hopeless crush on the unattainable Jai Hazenbrook. Except how do you know that your coworker’s unattainable unless you ask to blow him in the portapotty?
That’s probably not what Dad meant when he said Nick should act more like an adult.
Twenty-five -year-old Jai is back in his hometown of Franklin, Ohio, just long enough to earn the money to get the hell out again. His long-term goal of seeing more of the world is worth the short-term pain of living in his mother’s basement, but only barely.
Meeting Nick doesn’t fit in with Jai’s plans at all, but, as Jai soon learns, you don’t have to travel halfway around the world to have the adventure of a lifetime.
This is not a summer romance. This is a summer friendship-with-benefits. It’s got pizza with disgusting toppings, Netflix and chill, and accidental exhibitionism. That’s all. There are no feelings here. None. Shut up.
This is an achey coming of age romance with lots of smiles too.
Nick is young and really unsure of what he really wants to do with his life. The thought of college sends him into panic. But he does know what he likes and that is Jai.
Jai is world weary and cynical.
S0me how they fall in love and its is sweet, hot, and lovely.
Funny too nice Nick is Awkward but this young love is also very moving as Jai just loves the heart of Nick and Nick loves the heart of Jai.