Weekends With Carl

Weekends With Carl A geeky white kid from the country begins to suspect that his new friend Carl might want to be than friends Weekends With Carl is a story about cooking sexuality and the price of being an individual

  • Title: Weekends With Carl
  • Author: Ryan Dow
  • ISBN: 9781449989644
  • Page: 370
  • Format: None
  • A geeky white kid from the country begins to suspect that his new friend Carl might want to be than friends Weekends With Carl is a story about cooking, sexuality, and the price of being an individual.

    462 Comment

    • Oriana says:

      Gosh, I've read so many quick books lately, and I haven't had any time for reviews. Oh woe is me, right?Um, this was my second First Reads win (is that what it's called?), though the first one I've so far read. It wasry short. Very minimalist. Kind of amateurish. Not in a bad way, but it didn't blow my mind or anything. I read it in like two cigarettes, maybe three. It's the story of a guy who moves to a new city and works a temp job and meets an overbearing guy and they kind of become friends u [...]

    • Matt says:

      A charming story and minimalist sketches make for a breezy read in your window chair. I don't think I've really read a straight guy's perspective of a gay man quite like it. And though I was initially bummed by what seemed to me an abrupt end to the story, after thinking back on it, I understand that this story charts what happens to many of us in those brief, deep friendships we have in life, those that fizzle out for whatever reason, and yet we tend to think back on those people. Facebook may [...]

    • Alicia says:

      The first thing I noticed about this book was that the expressions of the people always looked very similar, quite often Ryan looked angry and I'm not sure he was always supposed to be. it was a very quick read and the start of the story did get me interested, but I'm not sure it was very realistic. The gay/lesbian people I know aren't pushy in a way that they want to try and convince you that you are gay too. I didn't really understand what the author was trying to say whether he was trying to [...]

    • Emilia P says:

      Almost a minicomic. Kind of a sad little story. Clean bubbly drawing. Inspiring it in its way. And about life in Minneapolis! I'm glad I got a chance to read it!

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