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If You Still Recognise Me by Cynthia So

15 reviews

rainbowpridepin's review

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emotional hopeful inspiring lighthearted medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0


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nikexistiertnik's review

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adventurous emotional funny hopeful inspiring lighthearted reflective medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5

while i have to say that the story was a little all over the place, i loved the book and i'm curious for cynthia so's future works. i fell in love with their short story in "proud", and while "if you still recognise me" is something completely different, it didn't disappoint. the representation?? loved it. the communication?? wonderful (not always, but lots of times). the fandom content?? heck yeah. 
although i REALLY wanted to know what happened with zaria and mayumi in the end aaaaaa
please also write eden recoiling, cynthia so

i'm so glad i got to read it, my heart is very happy now.

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bronteide's review

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emotional hopeful medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? No

5.0

A really cute books which deals with a lot of issues, eg being queer in a mostly traditional community

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debbie_reads's review

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emotional funny hopeful sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

5.0

I loved this book. Loved it. It kept me company on a very long train journey and as I neared the end of the book (and the journey) I found myself trying to slow down my reading, simply because I wasn't ready to be done with it yet.

I feel that, although there is a decent plot line, the most important aspects of this book are the characters and how they interact with each other and how they develop throughout the book. I felt there was a good mix of familial relationships, friendships and romantic entanglements and while the book did deal with some heavier topics - gender, sexuality, racism - it also had this fluffy, feel good aspect to it that just made it a quick, delightful read. Also - as a fan fiction reader myself it was excellent to see a fandom portrayed in such a positive light.

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noyastan's review

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emotional medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes

5.0


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