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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.

Topics: Sports, First Love, LGBTQ, Gay Characters, Old Flames, Friends to Lovers, Baseball, Road Trip, Funny, Epistolary Novels, and Romantic

Published: HarperCollins on
ISBN: 9780061982842
List price: $9.99
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