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Dating for Deafies

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If Evan York keeps hiding from the world behind his laptop he might miss out on something special.

Will he find the courage to try something new?
ebook, 2nd Edition, 24 pages
Published April 15th 2017 by Bridge City Publishing (first published March 26th 2015)
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MLE
Dec 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mm, kindle-archive
I really liked this short story. It was sweet, and romantic, and just what I was in the mood for. Some angst, but nothing heavy or overdone. Just a nice story.
Trisha Harrington
3.5 stars!

Dating for Deafies is a nice little story. The MC, Evan, has his hearing stolen by a bout of meningitis as a child. His best friend, Zoey, also deaf, helped get through to him when he became angry and withdrawn.

The friendship between them was really nice. She even taught him how to sign when his doctors said there was no need because his hearing could come back. I really liked the banter between them.

Evan has given up on dating after his last serious boyfriend wanted to make him
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Elspeth
Jan 02, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: twenty-sixteen, mmr
This was cute. I just wish the end was a bit more fleshed out.
Lillian Francis
Aug 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
Very cute story of a deaf man who opens an email by mistake.
Claudia
Jul 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: w-disability
This short story has all the potencial to be a full novella. Nikka did a great job on this book. I was left wanting to see so much more of them.... Loved it
mw138
Evan York leads a solitary life. After losing his hearing as a child, he often feels cut off from the world. It also doesn't help that most of his dates bolt once they realize he cannot hear. Evan is resigned to his fate until an email from a handsome author, Tristan Gaines, accidentally finds its way into his inbox.

I loved this short story! It's a very quick read, but Nikka Michaels made me really care about Evan and want him to find happiness. He'd been through so much in his life. At one
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Helena Stone
Mar 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Evan York is deaf and it’s not doing anything for his love life. In fact, if he wasn’t helping out his best friend by writing posts for her ‘Dating for Deafies’ blog, he would have given up on the concept by now.

Responding to an email that wasn’t meant for him brings Evan in contact with Tristan, a charming and gorgeous man. While they’re communicating through emails both men are equal. When they meet Evan has to decide whether or not he’s brave enough to take a chance that he will be rejected
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Lena Grey
Feb 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is an endearing short love story about a young man, Evan, who is deaf and having trouble dating. The men he's gone out with just don't understand deafness enough to make it worth it. Then he meets Tristan who goes out of his way to learn sign language and understand how Evan's life is. They are very cute together.
Nicki Markus
Mar 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-lgbt
Dating for Deafies is a sweet and endearing tale. Well worth a read.

Disclaimer: I was involved in the editing of this story.
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How do you expect someone to accept something quickly that took you a long time to adjust to? Why would you? This story first caught my eye when it was available as a stand alone story. I eagerly read and far too quickly finished it. I wish it were longer. The premise of the story was so intriguing...Dating amongst others in the Deaf community and fearfully / bravely venturing out to try to date a Hearing person. The author deals with it in an entertaining & informative manner.

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Short, cute and funny.
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Nikka Michaels lives in the rainy Pacific Northwest where she spends her time cooking, laughing and crafting romantic tales to satisfy her craving for HEAs with heat. A voracious reader, novice knitter and music lover she’s been known to multitask without breaking a sweat. She believes everyone deserves a love story.