[PDF / Epub] ✍ In Mike We Trust ☁ P.E. Ryan – Justinfoline.us

In Mike We Trust Honesty He Wanted It He Craved It He Could Barely Remember What It Was When Garth S Uncle Comes To Visit, He S Like A Breath Of Very Needed Fresh Air Mike Is Laid Back And Relaxed And Willing To Accept Garth For Who He Is, Without Question For The First Time In A Long While, Garth Feels Like He S Around Someone Who Understands Him But Before Long Garth Is Helping Mike With Some Pretty Mysterious Things And Finds Himself Keeping Secrets From Everyone Around Him He S Forced To Wonder Is His Uncle Mike Really Who He Says He Is, And Can Garth Trust Him More Importantly, Can Garth Trust The Person He S Becoming P E Ryan Has Crafted A Clever And Compelling Novel That Asks The Question How Far Will You Go For Your Family, To Find Yourself

[PDF / Epub] ✍ In Mike We Trust  ☁ P.E. Ryan – Justinfoline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • In Mike We Trust
  • P.E. Ryan
  • English
  • 17 March 2017
  • 0060858133

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  1. says:

    I thought this was nicely done and a compelling read Truthfully, I found it slow at the start, and some of my concern was that the protagonist, Garth, feels a little flat at the beginning His situation dead father, overprotective mother, coming to terms with being gay is very real and well rendered, but his voice is just a bit underwhelming as the book starts.But over time I began to feel like I knew who this kid was, and that s a credit to the author There is real life in the characters in I thought this was nicely done and a compelling read Truthfully, I found it slow at the start, and some of my concern was that the protagonist, Garth, feels a little flat at the beginning His situation dead father, overprotective mother, coming to terms with being gay is very real and well rendered, but his voice is just a bit underwhelming as the book starts.But over time I began to feel like I knew who this kid was, and that s a credit to the author There is real life in the characters in this book, especially his best friend Lisa, whose sharp tongue and insecurities make her especially memorable.Another revie...


  2. says:

    I had a real hard time getting into this I am so glad that I read some reviews before hand that agreed it had a slow start, then got really good.There were a combination of things that made this difficult for me The name of the uncle, Mike, and the boy, GarthI kept wanting to reverse their names so bad, so it always took awhile to get back into it after setting it down No fault of the author there Second, I hated Mike Even from the start So his beginning storyline didn t draw me in, and I had a real hard time getting into this I am so glad that I read some reviews before hand that agreed it had a slow start, then got really good.There were a combination of things that made this difficult for me The name of the uncle, Mik...


  3. says:

    Reviewed by Lynn Crow for TeensReadToo.comThings haven t been going so well for 15 year old Garth since his father died He and his mom have had to move into a dingy apartment She works two jobs and is always tired, while he has to pretend to enjoy working for the irritable owner of the local department store Worst of all, he finally found the courage to come out to her only to have her put that discussion on hold for an indefinite period, after extracting a promise that he tell no one els Reviewed by Lynn Crow for TeensReadToo.comThings haven t been going so well for 15 year old Garth since his father died He and his mom ha...


  4. says:

    I decided to read this after I saw it was up for a Lambda Literary award for this past year 09 I have to say, it was just an alright book In Mike We Trust centers around Garth, a gay teen whose life hasn t been the best since his father s death a year ago, but things turn around when his father s identical twin brother, Mike, pays an unexpected visit Only it quickly becomes apparent that Mike isn t the most honest person in the world and maybe he r...


  5. says:

    Written for ALAN s Picks, April 2009 at The surprise arrival of the prodigal Uncle Mike at Garth Rudd s doorstep is indeed a mixed blessing for the fifteen year old Having lost his father in a tragic boating accident, under orders from his mother not to disclose his sexual orientation to anyone outside the family, and stuck in a summer job he despises in order to make ends meet, Garth s life is clouded by secrets and lies At first, Mike seems to offer Written for ALAN s Picks, April 2009 at The surprise arrival of the prodigal Uncle Mike at Garth Rudd s doorstep is indeed a mixed blessing for the fifteen year old Having lost his father in a tragic boating accident, under orders from his mother not to disclose his sexual orientation to anyone outside the family, and stuck in a summer job he despises in order to make ends meet, Garth s life is clouded by secrets and lies At first, Mike seems to offer Garth a refreshing outlet to be true to himself, embracing his nephew s identity and encouraging him to meet other gay teens However, Garth begins to suspect that Mike s sudden interest in his deceased brother s family may have a darker purpose, and he finds himself participating in an uncomfortable new web of deceptions that threatens to undo his new found freedom.Like the raucous relationship between Prince Hal and Falstaff in Shakespeare s Henry IV, the complicated bond that develops between Garth...


  6. says:

    Garth and his mother are trying to get on with their lives Garth works at a job he hates and they live in a rundown apartment that his mom has to work two jobs just to keep All of this because Garth s mom was left with so much debt, they are having a hard time making ends meet In a stroke of luck, a knock on the door announces that Uncle Mike is in town Mike is Garth s dad free wheeling, snazzy dressing, ne er do well twin brother Uncle Mike never seems to have a job but always seems to ha Garth and his mother are trying to get on with their lives Garth works at a job he hates and they live in a rundown apartment that his mom has to work two jobs just to keep All of this because Garth s mom was left with so much debt, they are having a hard time making ends meet In a stroke of luck, a knock on the door announces that Uncle Mike is in town Mike is Garth s dad free wheeling, snazzy dressing, ne er do well twin brother Uncle Mike never seems to have a job but always seems to have money He s going to help Garth and his mom leave their troubles behind and get on with their lives.Mike convinces Garth that in order to get the life he wants, he has to make some changes They need to look beyond the normal, everyday existence Work beyond the corner grocery store.Mike introduces Garth to a whole new way of living Garth can talk to Mike in a way he can t talk to his mother or his best friend, Lisa Garth s only conce...


  7. says:

    I was invited to be a judge on last year s Nerds Heart YA brackets In Mike We Trust by P.E Ryan was the book my co judge and I voted to move to the next round.Garth is a gay teenager living with his mother Both are grieving the recent death of his father and their emotional state gets in the way of their coming to terms with Garth s sexuality He wants to be out to everyone Mom would prefer he wait until they know for sure that it s safe for him to be that out.In the middle of this chaos com I was invited to be a judge on last year s Nerds Heart YA brackets In Mike We Trust by P.E Ryan was the book my co judge and I voted to mov...


  8. says:

    Fifteen year old Garth is small for his age and frequently bullied, so when he tells his mother that he s gay, she begs him to keep it to himself Garth s life changes drastically when his dead father s twin brother, Mike, shows up Mike is cool, he accepts Garth for who he is, and he has a great idea to make money to help Garth s mom and for Garth s college fund Unfortunately, all is not as it seems..or maybe it is and Garth s mom is right about Mike This is a great story of how things can Fifteen year old Garth is small for his age and frequently bullied, so when he tells his mother that he s gay, she begs him to keep it to himself Garth s life changes drastically when his dead father s twin brother, Mike, shows up Mike is cool, he accepts Garth for who he is, and he has a great idea to make money to help Garth s mom and for Garth s college fund Unfortunately, all is not as it seems..or maybe it is and Garth s mom is right about Mike This is a great story of how things can spiral out o...


  9. says:

    it was conflicted and unbalanced the setting was accurate and very lively the story line reflected too many points of views and to unclear resolutions very predictable and with the same generic atmosphere between the young gay teen boy and his close p.c female friend and confident in few part of the book, there were flat and repeated vignettes, almost to the point of losing interest in their developing very easy reading, some interesting point of views and some feel good parts and morals it was conflicted and unbalanced the s...


  10. says:

    At my local bookstore, you can pick up proof copies to read and review for when the book is eventually released I grabbed this one for no particular reason It was an easy read, adolescent lit, but I just didn t get i...

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