Category Archives: romance

Hush Hush Graphic Novel Adaptation by Becca Fitzpatrick

In all my years of reading graphic novels, I have never come across a book that is so perfectly bad in every aspect: writing, illustrations, adaptation, paper quality/presentation, even proof reading. The only saving grace here is that I found … Continue reading

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Social Intercourse by Greg Howard

I was curious as to how others were receiving this book and came across one review that noted you might feel like you need a shower after this book. And I have to agree – this definitely looks like it … Continue reading

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Shortcake Cake volume 1 by Suu Morishita

I had a hard time with Shortcake Cake simply because I have rarely seen more wooden characters. Our protagonist is like a clueless mannequin walking among people but never really giving any semblance of being an actual living person. This … Continue reading

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That Blue Sky Feeling by Okura and Coma Hashii

That Blue Sky Feeling should be fairly popular – it has a sweet, slow burn type of romance that is somewhat rare in a lot of manga in this genre. But at the same time, both main characters are very … Continue reading

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Maulever Hall by Jane Aiken Hodge

Maulever Hall was a fun read if only to compare how historical romances have changed since it was originally written in the 1970s. Back then, you didn’t need sex to sell, the heroine didn’t have to constantly show how anachronistically … Continue reading

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What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

It would be hard to go wrong with a book by Albertalli and Silvera. They both excel at giving us characters with flaws and sweetness. And in this case, the book does live up to their accolades as authors: Arthur … Continue reading

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Geekerella by Ashley Poston

I can see why Geekerella was so beloved upon release in 2017 – it is a charming remake of the fairy tale with an appropriate modern flavor. Relatable (if not very realistic) main leads make you want to root for … Continue reading

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