Feathers From the Sky
Cal Thompson is going a little mad over the Christmas holiday, stuck in a tiny house with fourteen members of his immediate family. There's no privacy and no boyfriend to help him cope—because Philip is still a secret, though not for long. Cal's family knows he's bisexual, but they've always a ...more
The blurb does not do this story justice.
Cal loves his family, even if there are too many of them stuffed in to their parents small house.
Cal is an introvert and is feeling slightly overwhelmed by all the people and of course he feels the pressure of finally coming out to his family. I didn't quite see why he was so nervous, it was obvious his family loves him, but I guess you never know...
I loved how the family interacted and the traditions and I loved Philip and Cal together.
“We love pa ...more
You know that warm, tingly feeling you get when Christmas is near? You feel so light and there's something different in the air you breathe? Well, this short story felt exactly like that for me.
This was a very heartwarming holiday story featuring big families, cute idiosyncrasies, and a coming-out rite of passage gone too long. Cal's character resonated with me well. And Philip! You cannot not love that guy.
He had the most unusual eye color. On the outside they were dark blue, but then they tra...more
The house may be on the shabby side and too small, bursting at the seems with fifteen people stuffed into it, but it’s Cal’s family home and everyone is back for Christmas week in the snowy countryside.
There are a lot of changes for twenty-six year old Cal this Christmas with the family. He’s finally ready to come out to them, and his boyfriend, Phillip, the love of his life, is coming to meet them too. And Cal’s parents have some news of their own.
I loved this. The author captures the feel of a ...more
I totally felt for Calvin - being together with that huge family with no means of alone time and how everything looked better when Philip arrived. His timidity to finally tell his family the truth about his relationship with Philip, although he was determined to do so - the actual saying-it-out-loud ...more
On the one hand I really liked the warm fuzzies of Cal’s big family, but on the other hand I found it VERY unrealistic that Cal had been hiding the love of his life for the past 3 years because he was afraid of his parent’s reaction.
The parents were sweet and loving, so I really didn’t get Cal. And 3 years, that is a very long time!
It still was a very sweet story and I did like Cal and Philip together.
Another fuzzie Christmas story!
Loved Cal's big family but Cal being so worried that his family wouldn't accept his relationship with Philip... pleasssse! But minor thingie. Still quite enjoyable to read.
I liked this quote;
"I like you and love you. According to my mom, that's a pretty big deal, because there have been entire months my mom hasn't liked my dad, even though she still loved him."
I love stories about family – especially around holidays. So when I read the summary of this, even if Posy Roberts was a new-to-me author, I immediately decided to read it. Added with the fact that it was about an established couple, one of my favorite themes, score!
I thought the description about Cal’s family was the best thing about this. It was crazy, it was cozy, it was loud, it was heartwarming, it was well, what family could be. I loved learning about Cal’s family members, as much ...more
Calvin and Phillip have been together for three years. Calvin told his parents in high school that he was bi-sexual but they only ever saw him date women ...more
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12/26/2017 sometimes a reread can ruin a story. Sigh. I wish I had left myself with the same happy memories of this book that I started with. I won't change the rating since I still loved hearing Paul Morey's voice.
The blurb is slightly mislead ...more
He has decided to share this wi ...more
And the plot concept - Bisexual boy who is out to his family, who might not understand ...more
That saying, as adorable as he seemed, I felt he's a bit childish and overly dramatic. His anxiety was all for nothing except tuckered himself out. But he and Philip were tots adorbs. In fact, ...more
I did like Philip. I thought he was an excellent boyfriend and will make a great husband!
That was an unexpected and absolutely lovely read! Somehow refreshing and sweet but not overly mushy or kitschy...
I also totally dig the hot n sexy moments, which were unexpectedly hot and sexy :)
Very well written, a definite keeper.
She wanted to read about men ...more