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01 August 2015

Boyfriends with Girlfriends

Boyfriends with Girlfriends by Alex Sanchez is a story of two sets of friends.

Allie and Lance has been best friends for years. They tell each other everything. Lance has known for years that he is gay, but has never had a real boyfriend. Allie has been dating Chip for years.

Sergio and Kimiko are also best friends and share everything. Sergio is bisexual and just went through a breakup with his girlfriend. Kimiko is lesbian but has not yet dated.

Lance has a date with Sergio and wants Allie to come when they meet. They agree to meet at the mall. Lance and Sergio hit it off well and decide to go on a date. Allie and Kimiko also hit it off and Kimiko is smitten. Allie has a boyfriend but lately been thinking that they have grown apart.

Sanchez has created four realistic characters who are exploring the world of dating and sexuality. His writing is sensitive and his characters are well developed.

Sanchez, Alex. (2011). Boyfriends with Girlfriends. New York: Simon & Schuster.

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