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I am currently reading mostly gay romance, mysteries, science fiction, etc.

Currently reading

The Soldier's Scoundrel
Cat Sebastian
Trevor Barton
Dark Space
Lisa Henry

First You Fall by Scott Sherman

First You Fall: A Kevin Connor Mystery - Scott  Sherman

Progress = 14 pages out of 253


I was warned about some nasty comments about people who are fat, so I am conscious as I read of references to weight.


- The first was where the narrator, Kevin, is talking about how he has to look good for his job as a rent boy, so he works out four times a week and luckily has a fast metabolism, so he can eat what he wants. This seems quite reasonable and not-weird. He's 5'3" and weighs 125 pounds.


- The second was quite weird indeed.  Kevin is talking about another rent boy he works with named Randy, and Kevin states that he has a body that could only be shaped by back-breaking workouts, steroids, and the appetite suppressing powers of crystal meth.  (!?!) Yeah, I'm sensing some fat phobia here!