Cali Boy by Charlie Meadows is a 5 Star Read!
Wow. All I have to say is wow. Cali Boy by Charlie Meadows absolutely blew me away. It hit all the marks for me! Bi-awakening, stepbrothers, super steam, angst…it had it all! Keep reading for all the goodies about this book!
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What’s Cali Boy About?
One devastating night. One tragic accident.
I survived, but the boy I used to be didn’t.
And I’ve been on a downward spiral of anger and resentment ever since. That is until my father makes a selfish decision that changes the course of my life and my future.
It brings him into it.
Golden-haired surfer boy, Oliver Chase.
Sunshine personified and my new stepbrother.
I want to hate him, but his shy smiles and endearing dimples have me questioning everything I thought I knew about myself. I definitely don’t deserve him, and I’ll probably hurt him, but the ease with which he breaks down the walls surrounding my battered heart might not leave me with a choice.
I don’t look back when Mom moves us from our sleepy California beach town to the wealthy suburbs of Chicago. I need a fresh start, to leave all the negativity and hate behind me, and I’m taking it.
But I wasn’t expecting the grumpy, brooding, hurt boy that bangs on my bedroom door. Nor was I expecting the toxic relationship he has with his dad, my mom’s new husband.
With mounting tensions at school and home, I’m not sure how to feel about this fresh start anymore. But what I do know is that Finn’s tender touches and growly commands make me want him. And you should never lust after a straight boy… especially your new stepbrother.
Cali Boy is an 86,000 word M/M stepbrother romance. It is a standalone, and you can expect grumpy/sunshine, hurt/comfort, and steamy first times. This novel is intended for 18+ readers and touches on some sensitive subjects.
The Tropes You’ll Love
- Steamy First Times
My Review of Cali Boy by Charli Meadows
“A 2022 favorite read! It’s no secret that MM romance is my absolute fave, so I went into Cali Boy by Charli Meadows assuming I’d enjoy it. But I more than enjoyed it…I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT! Finn and Oliver were just so sweet and precious! Their love made me smile and my heart sing! This book had all the juicy stuff I love, too, like the forbidden element of them being stepbrothers and also the hurt/comfort element. Cali Boy was a five-star read for me and I highly recommend it!” – K Webster, USA Today Bestselling Author
All in all, this book was amazing. I really do hope you give it a try and read it. I know I’ll be buying the paperback next to add to my collection! Please share this review on your socials so others can give this book a read too! It’s available on Kindle Unlimited as well. Thanks for reading! If you enjoyed this review, check out my other blog post called Sinful Older Woman Younger Man Romance Book.