There are so many layers to this book, and I’m not sure if I can adequately talk about them in a review. A jumble of thoughts is running through my mind, like a tangle of wires. At its core, Frankly in Love is not a romance. It’s a story about family, set against the quirky … Continue reading Not a Romantic Comedy: Frankly in Love by David Yoon & Why I Cried
Hi y'all! Today I'm so excited to feature one of my favorite bookish small businesses: marginsbox! I've known about marginsbox for a while now since they did a Kickstarter to kick off the business a few months ago. And May was their first month of boxes, so I'm really excited to be able to feature … Continue reading Looking for a Diverse Book Box? A marginsbox Unboxing + Review!
I love Maurene Goo’s romantic comedies, and if you haven’t checked them out yet, you need to! They’re absolutely adorable and so cute and fun and bubbly, and I love all of her heroines! So I was very excited to get a chance to read Somewhere Only We Know, and even preordered a copy for … Continue reading Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo: A Cute & Fluffy Romance about a K-Pop Star & Paparrazzo
4.5 stars Clara Shin loves stirring up trouble with her pranks. But when one joke goes too far, her dad sentences her and her uptight classmate Rose Carver to working at his KOrean-BRAzilian foodtruck, the KoBra, as punishment during the summer. Clara dreads this, but maybe it's not so bad. Especially since Rose isn't as … Continue reading The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo: Korean Brazilian Fusion Food Trucks, Summer Romances, and a Snarky Main Character!
I am a huge sucker for romantic comedies. In YA, I don't really like seeing full blown romances because nearly every time, they're not convincing to me. I don't know any teenagers that I immediately think "That's the couple that's truly in love. I bet they'll be married for 84 years." Sorry, but no. Which … Continue reading 13 Diverse Romcom Contemporaries That Will Make You Aww