A review by lolajh
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me, by Mariko Tamaki

emotional fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


Okay. So far too much Laura Dean and not enough of Freddy being a developed character and treating her friends well. Freddy’s naïvety to LD’s toxic behaviour, manipulation and fetishisation of Freddy’s race was quite drawn out and I feel like if Freddy cut ties with her somewhere in the middle of the book and the rest was her becoming a better person the pacing would be much better. Still a happy ending, just not paced as well as it could have. Would’ve also loved more of Doodle, Eric, Buddy, Vi and Mo. they were great characters. 

Also!!!!! Not all masc lesbians are like this I promise! — coming from a very submissive and breedable masc

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