ARC Review: Blue Flag, Vol. 3 by KAITO

Blue Flag, Vol. 3 by KAITO My rating: 4 of 5 stars An unexpected love quadrangle with a dash of unrequited love as two classmates, a boy and a girl, begin to fall for each other when each of their best friends have already fallen for them. It’s the last year of high school, and … Continue reading ARC Review: Blue Flag, Vol. 3 by KAITO

ARC Review: Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 8 by Tomohito Oda

Komi Can't Communicate, Vol. 8 by Tomohito Oda My rating: 4 of 5 stars The journey to 100 friends begins with a single conversation. Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi’s greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! With the whole student body … Continue reading ARC Review: Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 8 by Tomohito Oda

ARC Review: Shortcake Cake, Vol. 9 by Suu Morishita

Shortcake Cake, Vol. 9 by Suu Morishita My rating: 4 of 5 stars An unflappable girl and a cast of lovable male roommates at a boardinghouse create bonds of friendship and romance. When Ten moves out of her parents' home in the mountains to live in a boardinghouse, she finds herself becoming fast friends with … Continue reading ARC Review: Shortcake Cake, Vol. 9 by Suu Morishita

ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 7 by Paru Itagaki

BEASTARS, Vol. 7 by Paru Itagaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars At this high school, instead of jocks and nerds, the students are divided into predators and prey. At a high school where the students are literally divided into predators and prey, friendships maintain the fragile peace. Who among them will become a Beastar-a … Continue reading ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 7 by Paru Itagaki

ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 15 by Aka Akasaka

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 15 by Aka Akasaka My rating: 5 of 5 stars Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first...?! Turns out confessing your feelings is the easy part of a romantic relationship... Now Kaguya and Miyuki have to figure out how to behave in a … Continue reading ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 15 by Aka Akasaka

ARC Review: Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 3 by Io Sakisaka

Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 3 by Io Sakisaka My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Four friends share the springtime of their youth together. Akari begins to see Kazuomi in a different light. But Kazuomi seems completely uninterested in love, and he’s very different from Akari’s usual type. Rio learns that Akari is attracted to … Continue reading ARC Review: Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 3 by Io Sakisaka

ARC Review: Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 2 by Io Sakisaka

Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 2 by Io Sakisaka My rating: 4 of 5 stars Fast friends Yuna and Akari are complete opposites—Yuna is an idealist, while Akari is a realist. When lady-killer Rio and the oblivious Kazuomi join their ranks, love and friendship become quite complicated! Love and friendship have become quite complicated … Continue reading ARC Review: Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 2 by Io Sakisaka

ARC Review: Koimonogatari: Love Stories, Vol. 1 by Tohru Tagura

Koimonogatari: Love Stories, Vol. 1 by Tohru Tagura My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars When Yuji accidentally overhears his classmate Yamato confessing to another friend that he's gay, his perspective shifts. Seeing Yamato in a new light, Yuji does his best not to let prejudice color his view, but he still finds himself overthinking his … Continue reading ARC Review: Koimonogatari: Love Stories, Vol. 1 by Tohru Tagura

ARC Review: Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 7 by Tomohito Oda

Komi Can't Communicate, Vol. 7 by Tomohito Oda My rating: 4 of 5 stars The journey to 100 friends begins with a single conversation. Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi’s greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! With the whole student body … Continue reading ARC Review: Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 7 by Tomohito Oda

ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 14 by Aka Akasaka

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 14 by Aka Akasaka My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first...?! Will it be Miyuki or Kaguya who finally breaks down and confesses their love for the other? Will the love confession be terribly bungled or epically … Continue reading ARC Review: Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 14 by Aka Akasaka

ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 6 by Paru Itagaki

BEASTARS, Vol. 6 by Paru Itagaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars At a high school where the students are literally divided into predators and prey, friendships maintain the fragile peace. Who among them will become a Beastar—a hero destined to lead in a society naturally rife with mistrust? As gray wolf Legoshi and dwarf … Continue reading ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 6 by Paru Itagaki

ARC Review: Shortcake Cake, Vol. 8 by Suu Morishita

Shortcake Cake, Vol. 8 by Suu Morishita My rating: 4 of 5 stars An unflappable girl and a cast of lovable male roommates at a boardinghouse create bonds of friendship and romance. When Ten moves out of her parents' home in the mountains to live in a boardinghouse, she finds herself becoming fast friends with … Continue reading ARC Review: Shortcake Cake, Vol. 8 by Suu Morishita

ARC Review: The Golden Sheep Vol. 3 by Kaori Ozaki

The Golden Sheep Vol. 3 by Kaori Ozaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tsugu and Sora ran away from home, Yuushin took on the challenging professional boxer test, and Asari broke off ties with the girls in her class … Nothing is turning out the way they’d hoped. Even in the face of such … Continue reading ARC Review: The Golden Sheep Vol. 3 by Kaori Ozaki

ARC Review: Late to the Party by Kelly Quindlen

Late to the Party by Kelly Quindlen My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Seventeen is nothing like Codi Teller imagined. She’s never crashed a party, never stayed out too late. She’s never even been kissed. And it’s not just because she’s gay. It’s because she and her two best friends, Maritza and JaKory, spend more … Continue reading ARC Review: Late to the Party by Kelly Quindlen

ARC Review: Blue Flag, Vol. 2 by KAITO

Blue Flag, Vol. 2 by KAITO My rating: 4 of 5 stars An unexpected love quadrangle with a dash of unrequited love as two classmates, a boy and a girl, begin to fall for each other when each of their best friends have already fallen for them. It’s the last year of high school, and … Continue reading ARC Review: Blue Flag, Vol. 2 by KAITO