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.
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