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Cocktails and Cockpics - A Grinder Love Story

2.66  ·  Rating Details ·  47 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
How do gays find love when sex is as easy as picking a man from an iPhone app?

Is there more to gay life in London than cocktails and cockpics?

Handsome but shy Peter and his best friend Blake think it'll be as easy as G A Y to find boyfriends using the iPhone app Grindr. But carried agay by the endless supply of men and the dazzling excitements of London's gay scene they fi
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Kindle Edition, 239 pages
Published by Gay Boy Publishing (first published June 28th 2011)
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Joan
May 25, 2013 Joan rated it it was ok
Err.... a director of HSBC in London.. needing flatmates? Really? It all seemed far too coarse and somehow slightly distateful. I liked the picture on the cover though!
Tami (synchro from BL)
It was an ok read with some humour in it, but I found none of the MCs really likable. I am not sure how serious it is meant - more a satire?
Kate Aaron
Feb 16, 2012 Kate Aaron rated it really liked it
Shelves: amazon
really not what I expected from the title and the cover!
Eddie Clarke
Apr 15, 2013 Eddie Clarke rated it it was ok
Shelves: fiction, lgbt, london, kindle, 2013
I was entertained by this: quite a good-natured, light throwaway read. Energetic, up-beat, witty prose and detailed, well-observed descriptions of Greenwich and Soho are the highlights. The characterisation could have been further developed for me - I sometimes felt the main characters were subordinated too heavily to the plot in the sense that action was pre-ordained rather than arising from their personalities - also, they somewhat escaped the full consequences of their actions in order to get ...more
Paul
Jan 04, 2016 Paul rated it really liked it
The title must put most people off but it’s worth reading as it has a reasonable story line characters are slightly two dimensional maybe a realistic view on gay London life but slightly cynical. The book had story lines that had depth which I didn’t put down. It was a based in London so I did get annoyed with the terminology “slacks” they are called "trousers" in the UK.

Drew
Jul 25, 2012 Drew rated it it was ok
Three of the main characters drove me insane..
Brian Williams
Aug 06, 2011 Brian Williams rated it it was ok
A piece of fluff, OK for the beach weekend or for an airplane trip.
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