Reviews tagging 'Misogyny'
lighthearted relaxing 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
This book had one of my favourite set-ups for romance: he’s been pining forever, there’s a You’ve Got Mail twist, AND there’s the perfect amount of jealousy from the hero. As well as this, it’s super Christmassy. I think a bookshop in wintertime is automatically so, but add in a Christmas sales competition and decorating and themed events, and it becomes even more so.
While I was really enjoying the romance, it lost me in the end. Some of the language ended up being a little TOO cringey for my liking, I wanted the love declaration to go a little differently, and I don’t think the epilogue should have been set 9 years later.
As a side note, the playlist the author includes for the book was a WONDERFUL addition. It really set the atmosphere for each chapter and enhanced the Christmassyness.
Graphic: Sexual content
Moderate: Toxic relationship, Cursing, and Stalking
Minor: Alcohol, Misogyny, Ableism, Acephobia/Arophobia, and Vomit