Category Archives: romance

Everyone’s Getting Married by Izumi Miyazono

Miyazono continues her gentle slice of life romance with more spanners thrown into the works of our main characters’ lives. Asuka is willing to be patient with Ryu and Ryu meanwhile is dealing with the pressures of his work life. … Continue reading

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Anonymous Noise Volume 6 by Ryoko Fukuyama

Anonymous Noise is a full circle type of story – and volume 6 is no different in this regard. Nino makes a decision to go for Momo, Momo backs away, Nino is hurt, Yuzu steps in, Nino gets courage and … Continue reading

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The Rule of Luck by Catherine Cerveny

There are authors who blend romance and sci fi perfectly – Linna Sinclair, for example always strikes the perfect balance. Here, with Catherine Cerveny’s Rule of Luck, we have the opposite: the science fiction is simplistic window dressing for a … Continue reading

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His Favorite Volume 10 by Suzuki Tanaka

His Favorite continues to be a fun romp – not much happens and we don’t get much character development but the humor and snark make up for the lack of pace. This volume had less side-character filler and for the … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Beautiful Ones experience can best be translated as author Moreno-Garcia channeling Edith Warton while taking liberally from Dangerous Liasons and Wuthering Heights, and then adding mystical realism randomly. Sadly, it just didn’t work and I have to admit it … Continue reading

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Best Wishes by Mike Richardson and Paul Chadwick

Best Wishes is a beautifully written story about luck and fate as well as understanding the obvious around us. The characters are wonderfully nuanced and reflective of what you’ll find it NYC society today. From a small premise the story … Continue reading

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My Fair Lord by Wilma Counts

Some prefer their Regency romances light and fluffy and others want a bit more depth. My fair lord definitely falls into the former category: a Twinkie-like confection that is sweet at the moment but ultimately unsatisfying once finished. The story, … Continue reading

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