Astrid Amara – Holiday Outing – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. The holiday starts poorly. A record blizzard delays his flight. The snowstorm locks him and his loud, argumentative relatives in the house. Holiday Outing By Astrid Amara – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Seth has outig cover for his aunt and uncle, but he doesn’t know how to cook beyond grilled-cheese sandwiches. This book otuing explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable: Seth’s holiday is looking less and less like a holiday and more like a nightmare.

I really like her writing style and Seth and Lars angst and snow affected romance was a delightful read. Dec 12, Lucy rated it really liked it.

Holiday Outing — All About Romance

Or I should say Hanukkah-y, since they are celebrating Hanukkah, not Christmas. Jonah’s understandable resentment of him seemed to fade rather easily, with just proximity and a basic apology.

The holiday starts poorly. Combine all these story threads with a snow storm, making it impossible for anyone to leave, holidaay a power outage which leaves no one any opportunity to contact the world outside.


The characters were realistic, detailed, distinct and lovable. Jun 26, Chris rated it really liked it Shelves: There are amar discussion topics on this book yet. This novel surprised me since the previous I read by the same author was good as well, but not at all a light comedy like this one: Seth is involved with his closeted boss, Lars.

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I’m not sure the big plot point is truly plausible, but it worked for the story and wasn’t so impossible it couldn’t be accepted. First of all, reading non-Christmas oriented holiday stories is really refreshing, and Hanukkah is something I’m always interested in reading about. I think Lars did seriously need a kick in the pants, but his coming to terms with his sexuality and what was important to him made this a sweet read.

This book was just as well written and entertaining as the first. It is a base of good emotional plot.

But it’s been three years and things are going well. Astrid Amara has now become one of my favorite MM authors.

I quite enjoy all that pain. It’s totally interesting to read about this two different family and how it sort of mirrors in their respective sons. It read a great deal like the holiday rom-com, but I think that is exactly what it is meant to diverge from, and it warms the amarw of my holiday-loving heart right up.


Who get to celebrate which holidays with which family? If this isn’t bad enough, Jonah has to interpret Ethan’s strange new fascination with him.

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And a bit more than the first book: What made this book even more enjoyable for outinv were her even handedness with the cultural setting and her representation of the characters. As for high points, I really liked the scene in which both sets of parents finally met. Expect Delaysand so I was looking forward to her offering this year. To not build an altar to the perfection of Ethan, it has to be say that when they were young, Ethan did a not so nice thing to Jonah, and this caused to Jonah to go through some very nasty moments, confirming his idea to not come out before leaving town.

A record blizzard delays his flight.