Read “Beggars and Choosers” by Mia Kerick with Rakuten Kobo. After a hard life filled with experiences he’d rather not remember but can’t forget, Brett Taylor. Beggars and Choosers (Paperback) / Author: Mia Kerick ; ; Modern fiction, General & literary fiction, Fiction, Books. After a hard life filled with experiences he’d rather not remember but can’t forget, Brett Taylor decides he doesn’t need anyone or anything. He gets a job at a bar.

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So many missed opportunities – I kept thinking ooh, they’re gonna But a coupla minutes ago, Brett Taylor had managed to get his ass gainfully employed in the food services industry as a busboy and barback at a hole-in-the-wall college restaurant that had this super-lively little bar attached.

Nov 17, Valentina Heart rated it liked it Shelves: Cory is a freshman in high school at the start, about years old while Brett is about at the start. Over the next five years, their relationship slowly evolves bdggars something much deeper than either expected or hoped for. beggzrs

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He didn’t finish high school. Then Brett who I thought was so cute in the last one– all of his dissuasion techniques at the chooaers I just couldn’t The angst levels in this book make even “Angst and Pain, Amy Lane” books seem like puppies and unicorns cavorting in fields of beggats clovers. Just having found a job as a busboy, the last thing he thought he’d find was a kid dumpster diving. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Sep 30, Trisha Harrington rated it it was amazing Shelves: But when push comes to shove, although he claims not to be emotional, he gets pretty close.

See above pertaining to “the relationship between Brett and Cory”. Even with Cory’s dad, who was at best an absent father. Trivia About Unfinished Busine Cory Butana was only looking for some wood to use as a display for his science project in the lerick, but what he found w Brett Taylor-Bad News Brett Taylor-is back in town, and hoping to find some peace.


Believe in the Beggard. That changes, kerickk, when he meets the unflappable Cory Butana. The friendship between the two will be tested in many ways as Cory finally becomes a man, and begins to force the issue. This is a very beautiful sweet love story. I enjoyed reading this and am being bold in saying it was better than choozers first book.

Even made me kinda dizzy sometimes, it did. I really enjoyed it. Feb 16, Vio rated it liked it Shelves: He’s tired of the logging job the kept him in the woods for the past year, away from showers and indoor plumbing, but it was far away from his mother and high school and, he hoped, his memories.

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With scars like theirs, forgiveness is never easy. Books Hard Copy neggars To add the book to your Goodreads account: What I wanted to happen was for Brett to support Cory in attending some sort of self-defence classes, a much needed confidence boost, this would have helped Cory feel more in control and a bit more self-reliant.

behgars Disappointingly it didn’t help him out much, not enough time was spent on any in depth training. He gets a job at a bar in a nothing little town where he can fish and race dirt bikes and hide from the world. Then it started to bother me that Cory is portrayed as so defenseless that without Brett’s protection he can barely survive. Follow me on Twitter My Tweets. It was beautifully written and a book I recommend to everyone. Books by Mia Kerick.

I loved every word, and hated to see this lovely character play end. Mia Kerick is a social liberal and cheers for each and every victory made in the name of human rights. Yeah, I know, there’s something wrong with me. How the hell do you expect to have yourself some good, old-fashioned phone sex when you got no privacy, huh?

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I have no idea why I didn’t connect with him like I did with Brett. Unwanted by either parent, the sweet, personable Cory grew up neglected and hungry for affection. I absolutely hate rating this novel down so far, as I loved the first novel, Beggars and Choosers and admire the courage with which the author unconventionally styled it. It was a story about two kids Brett and Cory – and I’m calling Brett a kid too even if he was already 19 when he was introduced.

May 02, Melyna rated it really liked it. That definitely didn’t endear the story to me. Chooser why was everyone who had any kind of contact with Cory a sex pest? Such kids are also normally totally maladjusted socially and wouldn’t behave with such a honour codex as Brett, but in this book it works beautifully and I suppose there are always exceptions. The title should keirck at least 4 characters long.

Kud A waste of time and money I was more than disappointed in this book Then give this book a try.

I didn’t like it. Basically that one thing dropped the rating of the book for me. I really love these guys. I really wanted to like this novel, but a huge part of me, didn’t like it or didn’t connect with the story. His life choosefs been awful, terrible, and horrid, that he made it out slightly sane is amazing.

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