Openly Straight

Openly Straight - Bill Konigsberg 3.5 stars.

Rafe has a great voice that drew me in right away. I picked this up and read the whole thing in one sitting. I loved Rafe and Albie and Toby. Rafe and Ben's relationship, though, didn't quite work for me - I couldn't quite believe it. I loved their earlier friendship but the agape/eros stuff seemed a bit forced. I also felt the ending was a bit rushed.

Definitely gives me vibes of [b:Almost Like Being in Love|239092|Almost Like Being in Love|Steve Kluger||231609].