Have a Non-Romantic Valentine's Day

Have a Non-Romantic Valentine’s Day

This year, I wanted to do something a little bit different again. I wanted to focus on characters who were asexual or aromantic. But in searching for them, I kept running up against books that were about sexual relationships and romance, but from or including an ace/aro perspective or character. And I realized that wasn't what I was looking for. I was looking for books that did not focus on romance at all. Where sex and romance were not the focus of the story, or even a subplot. ...
Valentine's Day - Friends Forever

Valentine’s Day – Friends Forever

Rather than focusing on romantic love, my blog post centers on friendship first. While "insta-love" and "insta-hate turns to love" are both prevalent in fiction, I have asked for submissions of titles that focus on friendship (either before love, or remaining as friends.) The idea of instant attraction or chemistry leading to a happily-ever-after is popular and I think leads to disappointment in real life relationships when Cinderella fairy tales turn out to be just that ...