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Aaahh!!! Real Monsters

J.P. Romney’s The Monster on the Road is Me mixes ancient Japanese magic with modern life.

Aaahh!!! Real Monsters

BOOK REPORT for The Monster on the Road is Me by J.P. Romney

Cover Story: Firefox
BFF Charm: Big Sister
Swoonworthy Scale: 1
Talky Talk: Modern Mukashibanashi (“Tales of Long Ago")
Bonus Factors: Mysterious Loner Lady, Narcolepsy
Anti-Bonus Factor: Suicide
Relationship Status: Just Friends

J.P. Romney’s novel introduced me to interesting Japanese paranormal creatures, but I had trouble connecting with the plot and the characters on anything more than a surface level.

Check out my full review of The Monster on the Road is Me at our series on Kirkus.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.
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