• Boyfriend Goals

  • By: Riley Hart
  • Narrated by: Iggy Toma
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (535 ratings)

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Boyfriend Goals

By: Riley Hart
Narrated by: Iggy Toma
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Publisher's Summary

Milo.

Unusual. Quirky. Different. I’ve heard it all. I’ve accepted I’m not for everyone. Maybe not anyone. When I find out I inherited a bookstore and apartment on a small East Coast island, I jump at the chance for a new life. Turns out I’ve also inherited a sexy, tattooed guy who not only rents the space next to my store for his tattoo parlor but my apartment too.

Did I mention he’s really hot? And surprisingly sweet?

Gideon.

I wasn’t looking for a roommate, but it’s not like I can stay at Milo’s place while he’s banished to a hotel. Our unlikely friendship is instant. According to Milo, we’re bestie goals. And if he doesn’t wear pants at home, who am I to complain?

Milo’s not like anyone I’ve ever known. I like laughing and flirting with him. He’s adorably honest, eager, and sexier than he realizes. Now, I just have to figure out how to convince him that maybe it’s time for an upgrade from bestie to boyfriend goals.

©2022 Riley Hart (P)2022 Riley Hart
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Loved Milo!!!

So, when this book was first released, I kept telling myself I was going to make time to read it. Well, life happens and I became overwhelmed with arcs, so I turned to the next best thing, audiobooks. And boy, was I so not disappointed!! This book was everything! It was hilarious, sexy, and diving into neurodivergent was definitely appreciated!

“𝗣𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗱𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗱𝗶𝗲, 𝗜 𝗺𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗶𝗻”

So Milo and Gideon were the epitome of perfection! Gideon’s patience with Milo’s quirks, along with his hesitancy regarding intimacy, filled my heart with so much joy. Not to mention Iggy did an amazing job of nailing Milo’s character performance just as I would have envisioned. The realism of these two, from their sexual exploration to their simple intimate moments, ten stars!!

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Warm and Sweet with Outstanding Narration

I'm glad I chose the audio for this story as Iggy Toma gives a highly enjoyable voice performance for all characters, including the women's voices. I always sink into a story read by his voice and this is no exception.

The basic storyline is fairly simple but navigating from roommates to friends to lovers is complex. Milo is neurodivergent, on the autism spectrum. He strikes out on his own when his previously unknown-to-him grandmother passes away and leaves her bookstore to him. The shop next door and the one available apartment are rented by Gideon, a very hot, very sweet tattoo artist.

Those who enjoy sexual exploration should enjoy this. Milo knows he's gay but he and Gideon spend a lot of time teaching Milo all the sexual acts in person that he's previously only read about. Get the picture? Yes, it's hot. But it's also entertaining and enjoyable in other ways. The secondary characters play an important role and move the story along. I enjoyed it so much I zipped through it in only two days--quite fast for me for audios. If you plan to purchase this one, do so in audio. You won't regret the choice.

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more physical description of male leads

would like a much more vivd description of the main character,s physical attributes, i.e. penis sizes and a direct comparison of them, testicle sizes and a direct comparison, biceps 💪 descriptions and comparison, chest hair yes or know and direct comparison, pec description and hairy or no, abs description and hairy or no, armpit description and hairy or no, definitely need to know which main character has biggest biceps, pecs penis teaticles and whether or not they hang or tight against the body

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Boyfriend Goals

Have listened to quite a few audio books . This was the best yet. Riley Hart has written a great story.

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Yes 🙌

If you are looking for sweetness, realness and acceptance, then listen to this book. Riley Hart has written a story that will transport you to a little island in Maine and make you fall in love with two amazing men. Iggy toma is as always amazing. Seriously it’s got it all and coated it in so much love.

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Great Story and Made Me Feel Good

Took chance on this one and loved it. Great listen, and loved the characters. Also liked how Milo having Autism was written, felt real.

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So many unexpected laughs! I loved it 😍

I love when a story isn't predictable and surprises me in all the best ways. That is this book. Laughing out loud and tearing up... Just Fantastic.

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Best Book of 2022 !!

Storytelling at its best !!
Milo & Gideon are beautiful !!
Get This Book !!

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I loved it

The whole idea of the neurodivergent getting in a real relationship by being so honest . Very Cute .

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Iggy!!

Love, love Iggy's narration of this wonderful story!! Riley Hart is one of my favorite authors. ❤❤

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  • Book addict
  • 05-22-22

Enjoyable book

I really enjoyed this book and the narration, too. I got absorbed in the characters’ developing relationship.

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  • Rebecca J
  • 10-15-22

Loved it

A forced proximity MM romance.
This book is adorable, I loved Milo so much. But it’s also so so hot.

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  • HelenMK69
  • 07-07-22

Quirky romance

Where do we start with Milo, quirky, unique, neurodivergent, who is also the nicest, bluntest person you would want to know.

Then we have Gideon (Tattoo man). He's hot, tattooed and available, and hot.

Together you have the most honest friendship you could get, which is so refreshing.

Iggy Toma did a wonderful job at narrating these two, bringing them alive and had me smiling throughout the book.

Boyfriend Goals
By: Riley Hart
Narrated by: Iggy Toma
Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins

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  • RockUK2014
  • 06-15-22

Touching and sweet

I loved the characters and how they reacted in the face of the different way Milo sees the world. It made me smile so much and the narration was perfect. Milo and Gideon are adorable characters and I just wanted them to work it all out.

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  • Darren Mobbs
  • 05-27-22

Cringe-fest

On paper this sounds like a great story but sadly the writing for Milo is very weird and makes him super awkward and cringe. I'm all for eccentricity but I couldn't even get past chapter 3.

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  • erica
  • 05-25-22

Loved it!

A beautiful, funny, heartfelt story. It was perfect. I'll listen to it again and again.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 05-13-22

A different lovestory

I fell in love with Milo from the first chapter. He is so perfectly different, vulnerable and strong in his own way. Gideon is his perfect match and he too fell in love right from meeting Milo, even if he didn't know it yet. Milo's character is refreshing and beautifully portrayed and I simply loved his complete honesty even if it got him in triuble sometimes.

Iggy Toma was the perfect narrator for this book. He gave life to all Milo's quirks and Gideons complete acceptance of them.

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  • Miss Dysfunktion
  • 08-26-22

Milo and Gideon are absolutely adorable together

Boyfriend Goals is a MM romance standalone.

Now I have a real hit and miss time when reading Riley's books in that sometimes I don't vibe with them. I wanted to read this one as there are easter eggs for the Franklin U series.

I believe some elements of the book made me question the direction of the book for example some of the representation of autism in Milo's character. While I am not part of the community I believe that some aspects could have been approached differently.

Milo and Gideon are absolutely adorable together and I did enjoy their chemistry along with the feeling of home they brought to each other.

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  • The Smut Librarian
  • 06-13-22

Brilliant!

I seriously could not put this book down! Such a character driven read, all of the people in this book felt real and I wanted to live in their world with them!
My heart swelled as I recognised Autistic/Neurodivergent/Spectrum traits Milo demonstrated that I possess and also shown in my loved ones - making me love this character (and identify with him) even more. Not only that, but I recognised the reactions he faced - which was surprisingly validating.
So not only is this a simply brilliant story, it can give back to the reader in unexpected ways - enriching our own lives and making us come out happier people at the end of it.
It's not even only about Milo - but the relationships built with the people of the town are magnificent and deeply ingrained histories are portrayed sensitively and with feeling. Everyone should read this book - it's as simple as that!

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  • Sarah
  • 06-09-22

So sweet!

I don’t think I stopped smiling once throughout this book. While I wish Milo described himself as autistic more often because neurodivergent is too broad a term I loved his character so much. And Gideon with his piercings and tattoos? Yes. I could read this book over and over it was just so sweet and made me happy!

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  • Book.it.to.me
  • 05-23-22

Loved it!

I really enjoyed this book. It had a lighter less emotional feel than other Riley Hart books I’ve read but still hit all the feels! I loved the characters and how Milo’s neuro diversity made him such an honest, kind, interesting & lovable guy. Hot tattooed Gideon was truly boyfriend goals!
Narration was excellent and the different characters were easily identifiable and unique