Category Archives: romance

Skip Beat 42 by Yoshiki Nakamura

With Volume 42, Kyoko is dealing with the consequences of recognizing she has fallen for Ren – and letting it affect her audition for her new role as a ninja assassin. There are plenty of fun scenes, of course, even … Continue reading

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Candy Color Paradox by Isaku Natsume

Candy Color Paradox is one of the rare ones of its genre in that it does provide a story beyond the romance of the characters. The plot isn’t deep – it’s about investigative journalists, the cases they take on, and … Continue reading

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Fearless by Sarah Tarkoff

Fearless felt very much like a ‘meh’ experience to me. The logic holes are glaring, our main character is quite bland, and the romance (almost a harem, to be honest) is driving the plot. It feels like there is an … Continue reading

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Ao Haru Ride 2 by Io Sakisaka

In this second book of Sakisaka’s slice-of-life feel good series our two protagonists get to know each other a bit better while we also get introduced to the main side characters. While there is nothing new here, Ao Haru Ride … Continue reading

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Willful Depravity by Ingrid Hahn

Unfortunately, this was a terrible read for me. Although set in historical England, in no way did the characters act, speak, or do anything from the period. Instead, we have all the mannerisms and dialogue of modern characters (and likely … Continue reading

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Chasing Forever by Kelly Jensen

As with all Kelly Jensen books, here we have another story of two good people making their way in life despite the obstacles placed in front of them. However, this third (and likely last) in the series packs a stronger … Continue reading

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Renewing Forever by Kelly Jensen

This second book in the The Time Forever series is just as good as the first, featuring Frank (best friend of Simon from the first book) and his boyhood best friend Tom. Once again, we have a recurring theme of … Continue reading

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