Honey Girl

Morgan Rogers

fiction lgbtqia+ romance
emotional lighthearted slow-paced

304 pages | first published 2021

With her newly completed PhD in astronomy in hand, twenty-eight-year-old Grace Porter goes on a girls’ trip to Vegas to celebrate. She’s a straight A, work-through-the-summer certified high achiever. She is not the kind of person who goes to Vegas and gets drunkenly married to a woman whose name she doesn’t know…until she does exactly that.


This one moment of departure from her stern ex-military father’s plans for her life has Grace wondering why she doesn’t feel more fulfilled from completing her degree. Staggering under the weight of her parent’s expectations, a struggling job market and feelings of burnout, Grace flees her home in Portland for a summer in New York with the wife she barely knows.


In New York, she’s able to ignore all the constant questions about her future plans and falls hard for her creative and beautiful wife, Yuki Yamamoto. But when reality comes crashing in, Grace must face what she’s been running from all along—the fears that make us human, the family scars that need to heal and the longing for connection, especially when navigating the messiness of adulthood.


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Moods

emotional 90%
hopeful 66%
reflective 60%
inspiring 37%
funny 26%
lighthearted 20%
challenging 17%
sad 13%
adventurous 8%
dark 5%
tense 5%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 22%
fast 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 89% | A mix: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Average rating

4.3