Don’t Let Stereotypes Control Your Fate

Our Wayward Fate is like Frankly in Love minus the fake-dating trope. It explores one’s dilemma of being too Asian to be American (and vice versa).

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Do Arranged Relationships Stick Like Mehendi?

I gave A Match Made in Mehendi 3.5 stars because of its fresh take on traditional matchmaking. I don’t necessarily encourage arranged marriages, but I acknowledge their usefulness to people who are too shy and reserved to look for a romantic partner.

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I Almost Fell in Love with This Novel

Frankly in Love deserves 3.75 stars because of its educational content. You should read it if you want to read an #OwnVoices (authentic) book that explores the good and bad aspects of Korean culture.

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As Many Complaints as I Can Share

As Many Nows as I Can Get is predominantly for Liberal readers. If you’re looking for a love story with progressive ideologies, you might enjoy this daring debut.

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You Deserve to Devour This Rom-com

I highly recommend You Deserve Each Other because it comically illustrates how honesty and familiarity are prerequisites to a happy and fruitful marriage.

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Each Day in a Bookworm’s Life Is a Story

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry is a lovely book that’s perfect for book lovers. It’s a story about grief, love, friendship, and how books can be a huge part of a person’s life.

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Frankly, I’ve Never Been in Love

Thank you, Penguin Random House, for giving me an ARC of Frankly in Love and inspiring me to write about my nonexistent love life. …You have stolen my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your neck. (Song of Solomon 4:9b) Love is everywhere. You can experience it through various relationships. You can…

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The Artistry of Silence

The Silence Between Us is a profound and diverse novel. I recommend it because it’s a story that illustrates the tenacity of the deaf community.

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Stupid Heroes and Abysmal Villains

I gave Abyss 2.5/5 stars because it was equally fun and irritating. I loved the concept behind it. If the plot and characters had been more fleshed out, I would’ve enjoyed the drama a lot more.

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A Book Club of Brawn and Brains

The Bromance Book Club is anything but a shallow rom-com. It reminded me that marriage requires a lot of work and that you shouldn’t give up on your spouse even if he or she seems like a gift from the Underworld sometimes.

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