Usually when I’m this confused I dnf because why bother? But I still was so very, very hooked!
And I thought I still do, but… somehow I don’t anymore.
But somehow everything I love about that series is missing here. The characters are interesting enough on their own at first.
I’m not too sure about Nathan on his own. He reads very Gary Sue to me.
There are a lot of socially anxious characters in books, but usually I am very disappointed by those descriptions. Not in this case.
Grace is supposed to be genderfluid and is not wearing men’s clothes as a disguise. But most of the time it felt exactly that way.
Sadly (in this case) there was plot, too.
I liked how disgusting some things were as well. A horror novel by this author would be a lot of fun, I’d say.
I was really happy to see a book with a focus an villains
I love coffeeshop AUs, but I have never read a published coffee shop story.