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8 Sunshine + Grumpy Character Pairings

Hello friends. It's Vera here today and I'm back with a recommendation post. This time I brought you books that contain the sunshine and grumpy trope / character pairing. As the name suggests, a relationship like this contains a character that's all sunshine and softness, and another character that's grumpy and skeptical. I love opposites… Continue reading 8 Sunshine + Grumpy Character Pairings

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Fanfiction Tropes I Love and How They Appear in Published Books

Hello friends! After falling in love with The Magnus Archives in 2020 - a podcast that will likely not end happily, at least for some of the characters - I discovered the wonderful world of fanfiction. Unlike many others, I didn't have a fanfiction era when I was a teenager, likely because I only started… Continue reading Fanfiction Tropes I Love and How They Appear in Published Books

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Seven Superb Second Chance Romances

Hello friends! I'm excited to be back with a new addition to my series - that, as per usual, has no official name, because of course - in which I recommend novels based on some of my favorite tropes. If I'm being honest, second chance romance is not a trope I actively seek out, but… Continue reading Seven Superb Second Chance Romances

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Extremely Specific Tropes I Like and Dislike

Hello friends! I know I'm not the only blogger who has strong feelings about extremely specific tropes in books. In most cases, these are not 'big' tropes that influence the whole novel or the character arc - like the chosen one trope does, for example - rather, they are smaller instances or are just more… Continue reading Extremely Specific Tropes I Like and Dislike

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The Best Opposites Attract Couples

After two parts of this makeshift series, I still love sharing recommendations for my favorite tropes, so here we are today, with part three: opposites attract couples. In the previous installments we had: Excellent Hate to Love RomancesSunshine + Grumpy Character Pairings When I was working on the sunshine post, I realized that I had… Continue reading The Best Opposites Attract Couples