Takeo Goda, is the kindest soul alive who will literally save kittens and children, but his large and rough appearance is off putting to most girls and adults. Sunakawa, (Suna) is Takeo’s best childhood friend who actually cared about Takeo. Suna is handsome and all the girls Takeo falls in love with hate him, but fall in love with Suna. Until he meets Yamato, a kind, nice girl who likes to bake. Takeo doesn't want to get his hopes up anymore but when Yamato keeps making him cakes, Takeo can't help himself from falling in love.
Warcross is a virtual reality combat game in which the players don’t wear VR sets they wear VR glasses that offer way better specs than Metaverse. In this world, the VR glasses give you the ability to use coins in real life and search things without a phone. The main character Emika Chen is a hacker who is struggling to pay for food and shelter after her dad died.
A Sign of Affection is a really cute romance manga in where Yuki, a soft-spoken girl who is deaf, falls for Itsuomi. Itsuomi is a friend of a friend who loves traveling and learning about new cultures and languages. This is a really sweet manga about love and communication.
Nikhil is a voice actor for a popular space cartoon, Raj Reddy in Outer Space. His mom and him must relocate to Ohio to help look out for his grandparents. Nikhil for the first time must be a regular kid, away from the recording studio and the rush of Hollywood.
Grave Mercy is full of action, adventure and secrecy. The main character Ismae escapes an arranged marriage to become a trained assassin, a handmaiden to Death. She is trained by nuns at the St. Mortain convent under the guise of being a nun herself. In this new life Ismae finds freedom, traveling the world and learning new skills to become independent.
“Where She Went” is the sequel to “If I Stay.” “Where She Went” is told from the P.O.V. of Adam Wilde, the boyfriend to Mia Hall in “If I Stay.” After the tragic death of Mia’s parents and younger brother in a car crash that left Mia in a coma. The relationship between Adam and Mia was never the same. In this book we learn more about Adam and his life after the accident. We get an insight to how much he loved Mia and how he also grieved for Mia’s family. I really enjoyed this book because it felt like closure to the first book.
In Planning Perfect there is Felicity, a type A personality who pushes herself too hard. Do to a prior accident she has to learn to take it easy this upcoming summer, but when her mom becomes engaged, she quickly throws herself into planning the perfect wedding.
Last summer Alice disappeared. After her ex-boyfriend started dating her (now also ex) best-friend, Brooke, Alice took everything she had learned about Agatha Christie and staged her own disappearance. Now she's back at school facing rumors and ridicule and stuck with a tutor to catch up on her school work. Iris, desperate for extra cash to escape to a new life, gets the tutoring gig. When Brooke disappears though and Alice's ex-boyfriend ends up the prime suspect for alleged murder none of the puzzle pieces seem to fit together quite the way the police say.
If you love Carrie by Stephen King, you should read this book! I enjoyed this book a lot. The book is laid out like a mystery podcast with pieces of the story. I spend most of the book rooting for Madison and wishing that she didn’t meet the same fate as Carrie.