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Fifty Yards and Holding Victor Alvarez is in serious trouble Now seventeen and flunking out of high school, he s been chosen as the leader of the violent street gang he s been a member of since he was thirteen Riley Brewer has just broken a state record as the star of their high school baseball team When Riley and Victor meet by chance, a connection begins to grow When friendship turns to love, both young men realize their reputations contradict who they really are Once their secret relationship is discovered, Victor realizes their lives are at risk Refusing to hide in order to survive, Riley vows that only death can keep him apart from Victor. Download Fifty Yards and Holding author David-Matthew Barnes – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Well, I wish I could write a different review, but sadly that isn t the case this time.This story just felt really disjointed for me The first half of the book was all about Toro real name Victor and his interactions with his street gang, Los Reyes, the shooting death of his 13 y.o cousin by their rival gang, his selfish sis...

  2. Thank you Netgalley for providing me a free review copy in exchange for an honest review Fifty Yards and Holding was one of those books I requested on a whim Gay teenagers Gang violence Forbidden love Count me in But after I got approved and read the whole thing I realized it was good Not great, but not awful.It centers around Victor Toro and Riley The former s a seventeen year old gang leader the other s a baseball star If I had to compare their relationship to anything, it would proba Thank you Netgalley for providing me a free review copy in exchange for an honest review Fifty Yards and Holding was one of those books I requested on a whim Gay teenagers Gang violence Forbidden love Count me in But after I got approved and read the whole thing I realized it was good Not great, but not awful.It centers around Victor Toro and...

  3. Everything happened to quickly that i just did not feel any connection with all of the characters They met in December and got to know each other for a week and all of the sudden it time jumped to May I need to know what happened between December and May It neededan...

  4. 3.0 of 5 stars Light Teen Romance Between 2 Guys From 2 CulturesI m excited to have won this as a Goodreads First Read so thanks, David Matthew I m a fan of gay YA romance, and this was a nice, entertaining one, while being a bit light on the development of story and character.It reminded me a bit of a modern gay West Side Story The two lovers Toro and Riley being from different cultures added to the tension and it was laced with foreboding, particularly about Toro s thoughts about su 3.0 of 5 stars Light Teen Romance Between 2 Guys From 2 CulturesI m excited to have won this as a Goodreads First Read so thanks, David Matthew I m a fan of gay YA romance, and this was a nice, entertaining one, while being a bit light on the development of story and character.It reminded me a bit of a modern gay West Side Story The two lovers Toro and Riley being from different cultures added to the tension ...

  5. This is an innocent, gay, YA romance between Toro Victor a gangbanging 17 y o and Riley, a classmate and baseball superstar.Riley s life falls apart the Christmas of his senior year when his jackass father admits to his longstanding affair with a young employee Eager to leave the torment of her marriage behind, Riley s mother, Emily, moves them both out of their posh home into a one bedroom apartment that she can afford on her receptionist salary Emily is despodant, not...

  6. Disclaimer I received an egalley from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Victor Toro Alvarez has suddenly found himself as the leader of a street gang It s not that he s necessarily reluctant to take on the position, it s just that he has a few issues of his own to deal with one major one being that he s pretty sure he s gay and that would not go over well with the rest of the gang It also means he will probably never get out of his neighborhood unless it s in a Disclaimer I received an egalley from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Victor Toro Alvarez has suddenly found himself as the leader of a street gang It s not that he s necessarily reluctant to take on the...

  7. Thankyou to Bold Stroke Books Inc and David Matthew Barnes for an e mobi copy A fairly quick read but nonetheless brilliant.Fifty Yards and Holding essentially had all the elements of a great book, two addictive characters, someone to hate, someone to like and someone who is so in love they d harm themselves to save the other person Toro and Riley were both exactly what I hoped for, different but equally attracted to each other They both came from different places, different families and had Thankyou to Bold Stroke Books Inc and David Matthew Barnes for an e mobi copy A fairly quick read but nonetheless brilliant.Fifty Yards and Holding essentially had all the elements of a great book, two addictive characters, someone to hate, someone to like and someone who is so in love they d harm themselves to save the other person Toro and Riley were both exactly what I hoped for, different but equally attracted to each other They both came from different places, different families and had different aims in life, yet they were both good for each other They worked together well and the love they had between them was believeable I especially liked Emily Brewer, I admired her for having t...

  8. Victor is the leader of a violent street gang Riley is the star of his high school baseball team but he s had to relocate due to his parents divorce and now he ll be going to public school After meeting a small handful of times Victor and Riley fall in love and move in together Once the gang finds out that Victor is gay they decide to kill him and Riley I really wanted this book to be better than it was We needquality ...

  9. This was confusing and I found the twisting back and forth in time periods a little disconcerting We were given way too much information about some events, and nothing of all about others The time jumps also distra...

  10. Thank you, NetGalley, for providing me with an advanced copy of Fifty Yards and Counting for my honest review What a beautifully written story of true love and redemption I could not put this book down I read it all the way through in one sitting This book earned every ...