Book Review: Relationship Status by K.A. Mitchell

Posted May 8, 2017 by shooting in Uncategorized / 17 Comments

Relationship Status by K.A. Mitchell

Review by Lauren

source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own

Official Summary: Ethan knows firsthand that long distance is hard on love. If Wyatt is spending his summer at an internship in Pittsburgh, that’s where Ethan will be. Even if it means inventing his own career goal just to find a reason to stay with his boyfriend. He didn’t expect they’d be living in a hot, crappy apartment, with work schedules that keep them apart more than together.

Wyatt’s past has taught him to keep his head down and focus on living through the day. Loving Ethan has him looking to the future for the first time; he’s just not in as big of a rush to get there. It’s hard to trust in happiness when life has been busy kicking you in the nuts.

Together they’re getting the hang of real life, when a new responsibility for Wyatt throws everything off balance. Ethan’s doing everything he can to prove he’s in this forever, while Wyatt is torn between a future with Ethan and a debt to the past. Too bad they didn’t cover this in college.

Review: This is the third and final book in the Ethan and Wyatt series. What I love about this series is that each book follows the same couple; normally with m/m authors, the books in a series are just companion novels. Each book has a different couple. Relationship Status has developed couple Ethan and Wyatt living together for the first time while they both do summer internships.

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Wyatt got his first, and not wanting to be left behind, Ethan found something too. Again, since we’ve been following the same couple, this book isn’t about them falling in love. They’re already there and this is the continuation of their story, which I love. It shows the highs and lows of being with someone, learning to deal with their problems and successes.

Relationship Status isn’t terribly long – more like a novella than anything – so I finished it one evening. I thought the physical affection was balanced well with the narrative, so it’s not just a book full of sex. There is a story line, with ups and downs, and that’s always appreciated! While not my favorite series ever, I do think these are good books and I’d recommend them to anyone interested!

I wanted to make sure that I shared this here. I reached 3 thousand followers on Twitter (yay!) and so I’m holding a giveaway if you follow and RT the original image (it’s pinned to the top of the page). The prize is $25 – if you have a PayPal account, you can enter. Granted, the money is USD so it might not add up to the same if you’re in another country. You can find me on Twitter here!

17 responses to “Book Review: Relationship Status by K.A. Mitchell

  1. This sounds like a great series. Same with you. I love a trilogy. It gives us time to see the couple relationship grow. Anyway, awesome review. Oh and thank you so much for the giveaway. Congratulations on getting 3k followers on twitter. You deserve it. 😁👍🏻

  2. Congrats on reaching 3,000 followers on twitter! I only have 700 so I can’t even imagine how long it will take me to reach your milestone!

    Great review. I’m with you on liking the idea that this series follows the same couple over time. I like watching relationships progress and evolve.

  3. Sounds like an interesting series! I also love a good, quick read–and one that can be finished in an evening is certainly appreciated 🙂 Thanks for sharing, and hope you have a great week, my sweet!

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