Almost Like Being in Love

Almost Like Being in Love

A Novel

Book - 2004 | 1st ed.
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A high school jock and nerd fall in love senior year, only to part after an amazing summer of discovery to attend their respective colleges. They keep in touch at first, but then slowly drift apart.

Flash forward twenty years.

Travis and Craig both have great lives, careers, and loves. But something is missing .... Travis is the first to figure it out. He's still in love with Craig, and come what may, he's going after the boy who captured his heart, even if it means forsaking his job, making a fool of himself, and entering the great unknown. Told in narrative, letters, checklists, and more, this is the must-read novel for anyone who's wondered what ever happened to that first great love.

Publisher: New York : Perennial, [2004]
Edition: 1st ed.
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780060595838
Branch Call Number: FIC Kluge
Characteristics: 353 pages ; 21 cm


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DBRL_KrisA Dec 19, 2016

This is one of those "why haven't I read this before now" books. I loved every minute of reading it. Every sentence. Every piece of punctuation. It was funny, it was sad, it was romantic. My only complaint is that I'm 45 years old and where's my Smerko?

Nov 21, 2016

When I finished reading this, I honestly thought Steve Kluger might have ruined me for all other fiction. I have never laughed out loud so much reading a novel. I have never had my heart so firmly in my throat, hoping against hope that the author would find a way to fix things for EVERYONE even though several characters were moving inexorably towards a heartbreaking collision. It's so freakin' heartfelt and beautiful. The HEA is sweet even with the realistic bit of sadness. A perfect love story, or possibly more than one, depending on how you look at it.

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