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Just a Little Note

3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  34 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Bryan Lovett and Jesse Carter met in freshman year. Bryan fell for Jesse immediately, and they became quick friends. They both land roles in an upcoming production of The Who's Tommy, where Bryan discovers fellow classmate Emily Harris has a crush on Jesse, too.

When she confides to Bryan that Jesse was the first guy she ever kissed, Bryan feels certain he's been misreading
Published March 20th 2012 by JMS Books LLC
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J. Tomas is becoming one of my favorite writers based on these short stories.

This is another sweet, perfect little bit of first love. Two boys longing for each other from across the table, seeing each other every day, both not sure of anything other than how they feel.

2.75 stars - what's up with the ending?!

I'm not American, I assumed freshman was a university only term but apparently it can be high school too. They're sophomores, whatever that is - other than not even in the last year yet, I've no idea what age they're meant to be. Sixteen maybe? So I can't exactly tell how true to their age they act - it's implied Jesse's kissed a fair few boys though. It was short, the tenses were a bit jerky, but I was rather enjoying it, then boom, the end. Seriously? (v
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I don’t usually read young adult books. I have nothing against the genre, just not usually what I pick up. I feel I have been missing out now, because this was just adorable.

This is the short story of Bryan and Jesse, two high school friends who are each secretly crushing on the other. Neither has the courage to say anything to the other and risk losing the friendship. Enter a complication in the form of Emily Harris, who likes Jesse but is too embarrasse
This title was provided free by the author or publisher for review purposes. Review originally posted at Brief Encounters Reviews.

Rating: B-

As I would expect from J. Tomas (aka JM Snyder), this is an engaging and well-written short story. There are no real surprises in store, however, as you get pretty much the entire plot given there in the blurb.

Just a Little Note is mainly told from the perspective of Bryan, a rather shy and cautious teenager. He's been in love with his best friend for a whil
A sweet read about two friends, Bryan and Jesse, crushing on each other. Neither are quite sure how the other will react to a confession so both bide their time until a mutual friend asks Bryan for help confessing to Jesse.

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Genre: M/M Coming of Age
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