Hood River Rat

Hood River Hoodlums, Book 1
by K Webster
Publication Date: April 30, 2020
Genres: MM High School Bully Romance

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Hood River was supposed to be the change I needed.
A fresh start.
An escape from my painful past.
Better in every way.

I’m a popular guy. Approachable. I make friends easily.
Cool car. Nice clothes. Good attitude.
Everything will be fine.

School is school.
I’ll keep my head down until graduation and try not to stick out.
College will be here before I know it.

Yet my first day proves to be anything but easy.
The Hood River Hoodlums—our school’s most notorious group of bad boys—have put a target on my back.
Their leader, Roan, hates me.
He calls me Rat.
To him and his friends, I’m a loser who doesn’t belong at their school.

I could pretend I don’t care about their hate.
If only Roan wasn’t so hot.
He’s mean, cruel, and sexy as hell.
My nemesis is impossible to ignore…and a secret part of me doesn’t want to.

Here I thought being gay was the worst of my problems.
Turns out, being gay and crushing on your enemy takes the cake.

My Review

I am all about some delicious M/M, and Hood River Rat tickled my fancy in every single way. Enemies to lovers/frenemies to lovers fans,THIS is the book to read. GAH! Y’all this book was EVERYTHING. Yes, it was super hot and intense and I loved every minute because… Well, Hollis and Roan! I loved the fact that this was two super hot dudes, but honestly I tended to get so caught up in them as their characters, that their gender didn’t matter as much as their journey to love. I was so drawn into their story. I was mesmerized.  I was speechless, reeling and warm in my little southern heart. Seriously, this book that will have me jonesen like crazy until I can get my paws on Little Hoodlum. I just want more from The Hood River Hoodlums world K. Webster has created.  This delicious tale of stolen kisses and forbidden love by K. Webster is a must read for fans of M/M or really just fans of  literary amazingness in general.

This story will hit you in all your feels. It’s more than just a bully romance. It’s about good people and a little rough around the edges people that haven’t had the easiest time of it, but they find camaraderie together. It was just poignant and heartbreaking and healing and perfect. Roan and Roux just plain devastated me at times, but Hollis and his open and loving family patched them back up, just like K. Webster did to my heart by the end of this story. 

However there’s one little name that causes a flutter of sadness, and that’s Jordy. But, I am hoping and have a feeling like maybe that will work itself out in the next book. Please K. Webster 🙏🏻

Told in dual POV get ready to fall in love with Roan and “the Rat” and the rest of the characters in this book. Each one was an intrical part of making this book the amazing reading experience it was and I can wait for more of them in the next book. 

Cr8zysockbookblock blog wrap up for this book! 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐⭐- MY POOR HEART Y’ALL!! This book O-M-G. Secrets,angst, hot sexy times, so much heart, banter, heart ache, disappointment, and tears, These characters are LIFE! 

🔥🔥🔥🔥-This is somewhat of a slow-burn romance however the tension is there from early on. But HOLY HOT HADES!! When then steam kicks in though, dang!! It’s hotter than a sauna. Steamy, hot, sweaty, and oh so sexy.

🌪Cliffhanger Warning-🌪🌪Thankfully NO Cliffy! This beautiful couple gets a perfect Happy! 😍Though K. Webster does set it up for mere books in this series and I for one can’t wait! 

🔫 Trigger Warning-This book is a Bully romance and does have violence and scenes that could be considered triggers for some. If you have concerns you can PM for more information.

This is a full-length high school enemies-to-lovers and new adult romance with high angst, suspense, and gutting emotion. It’s book one in the Hood River Hoodlum series that will have interlinking storylines. Hood River Rat can be read as a standalone and starts off a four-book planned series that gives each Hoodlum a book. This is the only MM story. The others are MF.

About K. Webster

K Webster is a USA Today Bestselling author. Her titles have claimed many bestseller tags in numerous categories, are translated in multiple languages, and have been adapted into audiobooks. She lives in “Tornado Alley” with her husband, two children, and her baby dog named Blue. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and researching aliens.

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