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Today's Tub Manga: Beasts of Abigaile (volume 1)

For the first two-thirds of this book, I kept asking myself, “Why did I buy this?” (The answer, as always: it seemed like a good idea at the time.) 265 more words


Today's Tub Manga: Kiss Him, Not Me! (volume 11)

It’s volume 11 and the harem is trying to prevent Kae from being married off to her childhood friend.

I’ll admit, this level of ridiculousness (I guess I can’t be picky about ridiculousness this late in the game) kind of wore me out. 89 more words


Manga Read Along- Red River Vol 1: The Fresh Prince of Hattusa

It’s time to delve right into the meat of Red River. In fact, the first page of the story begins where another shojo manga… 2,341 more words


Today's Tub Manga: Yona of the Dawn (volume 6)

I might as well just get it out of the way: I love Hak and he is gorgeous.

Okay, so in volume 6, Yona meets the Green Dragon (who is my second favorite next to Hak) who doesn’t want to be the Green Dragon but she gets involved with his pirate crew to try to foil the wicked human trafficking plot of the local official. 187 more words


Manga Read Along- Red River: Introduction

Since I was relatively young I have loved Japanese comics aimed at girls/young women, hereby referred to by the term shojo manga. Many of my book shelves are like a time capsule of the English language… 953 more words


Manga Monday #22: "Maid-Sama!" by Hiro Fujiwara

Maid-Sama! by Hiro Fujiwara is a shojo manga about a high school girl who secretly works at a maid café and falls for the most popular boy in her school. 343 more words

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How to Write a Long Term Relationship

There is a reason why most love stories end at the ‘happily ever after’ part; after we’ve seen the couple finally confess their love or defeat the obstacles which were preventing them from getting together, we like to believe that they skipped merrily into the sunset and never had any problems ever again. 830 more words