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Lesson Planning and Classroom Management iGainst him or else and I ll confirm you that yes you re right I do I effing do I hate him so I hate everything that he does End of the review Oh no I didn tntend to blurt out the story but I couldn t hold my words Now I have spoiler free review You may skip The Stalin Front: A Novel of World War II it viewt after reading book or burn before reading It s all up to youAnother book turned me The Nightmare Garden into Foucault pendulum swinging between three and four too many readers may be called me cruel bitch but I think 345 stars won t be rounded up to 4 Surprisingly at the beginning I was so ready to give five stars because from the first pages dry humor sarcastic story telling word building young American Korean teenager s real challenges and different approach to the family friends school life captured my attention and I truly say I think I m gonna ben love with this bookThe facts I was expecting a swoony sweet rom com but reading a YA adult fiction which deals with heavy Look to the Mountain issues like diaspora racism adapting anddentity crisis enlighten my day because the author s approach from the narration of Frank was so genuine realistic a little bit harsh but truly honestAt the beginning I loved Frank too even some of his dialogues with his bestie a little bit cheesy and nonsense he s too much dork for my taste but that s acceptable but you may understand his motives and you can empathize him easily But at some parts he made me so pissed off and I wanted to start to a slap contest to punish him he needs to gather his wits and maybe a several blasts on his face help him to think clearly big prize s a trip to Porto hotels and airfares not The Space Race: The Journey to the Moon and Beyond included but you re gonna travel me and my husband what can be enjoyable than thatThe story s starting reminded me of There s something about Sweetie whichs about two Indian teenagers fake dating and their families The Precarious: The Art and Poetry of Cecilia Vicuna / Vicuna, Cecilia. Esther Allen, tr. QUIPOem. Two books in one (Wesleyan Poetry) intervention to designate their date places mostly the traditional Indian places for helping them knowing about their culture But this story differentiatestself with The Color of Water its ending and shocking but not really surprising absolutely disappointing twist Frank s over moderate traditional family already cut off his sister from family because she married with a black guy Frank obediently shuts his mouth and mostly does what they tell him but NOW hes Mayan Strawberries in love with a white girl Big mistake dude and his best friends also black yeah his family not only cut him off from their lives but also they can cut his head off Bill Gates (Up Close) if they know his life choices of course I m boiling right now and I want to start a punch contest for those racist parents whose heads buriedn the sand So he starts fake dating with a Korean girl and he starts to have feelings for her See Mistaken Mistress it seems like a rom com story butt s definitely not and my spider senses already warned me the edgy and angsty parts of the book were about to comeThree things made me having a blood rush about this bookFrank s cheating on Britt From the beginning I didn t understand why he fell
In Love With Her Either And I love with her either And I him mostly decisive because of his unreasonable nexcusable decisions but I didn t want to think him as a regular horny guy O brother where
ART THOUPLOT TWIST COMES WITH PERSONALthouPlot twist comes with personal choices This s unacceptable and harsh for me I also nvested on this character and I ache for him and the author s decision about this move really disappointed me This diversity book uestions some many rough ssues but when The Great Smog of India it comes to LTB rights eualitiest definitely fails The author failed so bad to develop a better storyline for best friend I didn t want to give spoiler but I couldn t help myself because from the beginning I really loved this character but so many parts he seemed like he got patched nto the entire story which bothered me so much And the ending of his story line s also frustratingAnd of course not getting a big and bold HEA gave me so story line The Sex of the Angels, the Saints in their Heaven: A Breviary is also frustratingAnd of course not getting a big and bold HEA gave me so stomach achesI gott I lately read too many fantasy books made me order new contact lenses But after 400 pages later you ask yourself who needs a heart when a heart can be broken Yes this ending definitely broke my heart Several times I punched a teddy bear to cool down finally I found Tryst with Prosperity it was not a teddy bear I accidentally punched my husband s growing belly Anyway no harm done Fats always protect himIt s promising book withts different approach and not so sweet soft but realistic truly honest straightforward kind of story telling worked fine with me But these three factors I mentioned bothered me than I expected I m still looking forward to read books of the author I already read his wife s amazing books and I wanted to see power couples of literature But unfortunately this book Popular Hits is not my cup of wine So let s say The next Frankly Frank Lis a bit of a dickWe all know this book s going to be a bestseller The cover s great the story s promising the hype s real But The Creative Habit if I had to describe this bookn one word Weird So so weirdI m obviously not Korean so I can t speak for the realistic portrayal of growing up as a second generation Korean teenager The Rest of the Story in the US It felt real enough though Frank and his Korean American friends all struggle with the huge gap between the expectations of their parents and the American reality they liven Frank personally doesn t understand his parents at all He hates thei. Pretend to date each other n order to gain their freedom Frank thinks t’s the perfect plan but n the end Frank and Joy’s fake dating maneuver leaves him wondering f he ever really understood love or himself at ,
David Yoon ↠ 9 ReadI received an ARC of this book for free from the publisher Since I received an ARC my uotes from the book are tentativeI give this book 45 stars which rounds up Since I received an ARC my uotes from the book are tentativeI give this book 45 stars which rounds up 5 This book was so good It s a romance but t goes so much deeper than just that At the core t s a story about first love racism dentity and family I absolutely loved that this book did not shy away from talking about racism especially the racism of Koreans towards African Americans and other Asian communities I haven t really seen that n a book before I liked that this book explored the struggles of being Korean American and having mmigrant parents Frank Simon Spatz: From Holocaust to Halifax, A Story of Survival and Success is often conflicted over hisdentity At one point he states I call myself Korean American always leading first with Korean or Asian then the silent hyphen then ending with American Never just American pg 133 I also loved the end of the book It was a bit sad but still realistic My one critiue A Life in Two Worlds is that the romances seemed a bitnstalove y especially Frank s romance with Brit Frank fell The Hitler Kiss: A Memoir of the Czech Resistance in love with Brit so fast It kind of came out of nowhere Lastly as a Filipino American I m always looking for representation and this book has a tiny bit of Filipino rep One of Frank s friends Pauls Filipino His character doesn t do much but the book does The Doré Illustrated Balzac Droll Stories incorporate Isang Bagsak Isang Bagsaks a Filipino unity clap whcich I never even heard of prior to reading this book Overall I really enjoyed this OwnVoices exploration of love and dentity Please don t promise me fake dating f you re not gonna be cute about Tracks and Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates: A Guide to North American Species it This book was such a freaking let down I can t I JUST CAN TI hatedt so much There are gonna be unmarked spoilers guys so read this at your own discretion because I just can t talk about this properly without revealing spoilersOmg the writing THE WRITING WAS AWFULDid the author Yoon want to be grandilouent and overly verbose Or did he want to be painfully prosaic BECAUSE BOTH STYLES WERE PRESENT AND OMG DID I HATE THEM SO MUCH And can we just LOL at the amount of Feminisms at a Millennium issues this book tried to stuffnto Gwydion's Dawn it racism shootings deathllness cheating coming out TOO MANY THINGS COVERED UTTERLY INEFFECTUALLYLike yay let s talk about racism and dentity Fab Explore the ngrained racism of not allowing your children to fully Mj 12. Die Geheime Regierung integratento a different society and explore the reasoning as to why Frank s parents were so racist And also explore the racist attitudes of Americans who don t have to Strahlend In Purpur Und Goldd. Heilige Reich Von Konstantinopel identify themselves as European American versus Frank s Korean American or African American etc BUT DO NOT THEN MAKE YOUR MAIN CHARACTERe Frank BE A PREJUDICED TOSSER TOO Eg Sierra Wildflowers: Mt. Lassen to Kern Canyon in this scenen chapter 12 Frank El Guero Tellez/ Tellez the Blond: Reportero de policia!/ Police Reporter! is on the phone to girlfriend Brit and she hears The Gathering going onn the background and he explains what Haunted Louisiana: The Most Haunted Houses in Louisiana its to her when some Korean American families meet up to have food and chats etc And then he has this thought The roomful of Limbos suddenly becomes the most precious of life s achievements children who will never want for anything who speak native English who will go to the best schools n the world and never have to run an office furniture rental service like Joy s parents a dry cleaner Ella s a beauty supply Andrew s a tourist gift shop John s or a grocery store mineSo f I A Mistaken Match interpreted this correctly what Frank was saying that he and his fellow Korean American friends will never have to workn those types of jobs And the message I got from him as a character and the book Lodz is asf those types of jobs are somehow less than Menial etc And I m sorry but book YOU NEED TO TOSS OFF As I said we already know Frank s parents are racist and laden with prejudice But then Frank himself was as prejudiced for the disparaging messages he gave off about the careers that all of those parents had Like what s so very wrong with any of these jobs They re all hugely respectable I get the whole dea of the demanding overly zealous parent wanting the child to be a doctor or similar because of their prejudiced The Diminished ideas of what success means But Frank displayed an eually problematic mindsetn how he just flippantly dismissed the work of his parents and the other Korean Americans And he was supposed to be from the enlightened generationBOOK YOU NEED TO MAKE MORE SENSE PLEASE DO NOT TEAR DOWN CAREERS COS YOU THINK THEY ARE NOT GLAMOROUS OR WHATEVER BS But back to the main racism ssue of the book So Frank s parents are racist because they only want him to date and ultimately marry a nice Korean girl Ergo Frank needs to fake date his Korean American friend Joy so that he can really date European American BritBut like all the book does s state that there s racism Frank ultimately doesn t challenge this He gives n to these problematic beliefs and treats Brit abominably by not being truthful with her LIKE WHAT IS
THE POINT OF FRANK WOULD SOMEONE TELL ME PLEASEAnd as for FrankPOINT OF FRANK WOULD SOMEONE TELL ME PLEASEAnd as for Frank European American girlfriend BritShe was so empty as a character Entirely vacant Lacking Claimed by a Cowboy in any sort of substance Her love for Frank was baffling Because he permanently kept her entirely at a distance There was a distinct lack of connection He legit only liked her cos she s pretty SO WHY WOULD SHE SUDDENLY BE ALL OH I LOVE YOU FRANKPoordiotic and painfully underdeveloped character And Joy I don t get Joy AT ALL I have no. High school senior Frank Li s a Limbo his term for Korean American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ traditional expectations and their own Southern California upbringing His parents have one rul. Clue how she and Frank supposedly fall n love while they were fake dating It s all tell tell tell but ZERO showing WHERE WAS THE CUTENESS TO MAKE ME ROOT FOR THIS COUPLEFor a book with the words IN LOVE Claim the Night (The Claiming in the title there was utterly no time putnto developing any sort of love story It s just here s a straight teenage boy here s a straight teenage girl They re supposed to rebel against their parents by dating outside their culture but lol lets have them fall for each other and BOOM all of a sudden they re besotted Don t buy Claimed by Desire it And then there was this scene after Frank slept with Joy for the first time andt s like lol no Frank thinks to himself I once read some graphic novel where the hero lost his virginity and was disappointed to find that he felt the same the next day Boys he figured weren t like girls They didn t have hymens to breakGEE THANK YOU FRANK AND DAVID YOON WOMANKIND THANKS YOU FOR FURTHER PERPETUATING THE MYTH THAT HYMENS BREAK ONLY WHEN YOU HAVE PENETRATIVE SEX FOR THE FIRST TIME Dear god who does Yoon think he Say Youll Remember Me is Freaking TI with the hymen virginity testHYMENS BREAK FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS AND THE MAJORITY HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH INTERCOURSE Can t cope with this reinforcement of a falsehood And that whole paragraphs just freaking weird anywayAnd Frank s dorky bestie Oh you poor sad boy Another criminally underdeveloped character Yoon teases throughout the novel that he loves somebody but won t reveal Accidental Bodyguard it and then last couple of pages KISSES FRANK AND FRANK IS LIKE LOL NO BUT YOU WILL MAKE SOME BOY HAPPY SOMEDAY BUT NOT MEAnd I m here reading this like WTFLet s have the gay character just kiss his best friend as a means to tell him he s gay I can t WHY WAS THIS LGBT STORYLINE JUST SHOVED IN AT THE END AND NOT PROPERLY NOR SENSITIVELY EXPLORED Please let s not just use your gay characters just to create freaking melodrama Oh and can we all just be like no to the terminalllness storylineSTOP USING ILLNESS TO TRY TO INSPIRE PEOPLE TO LIVE THEIR BEST LIVES I m so over that freaking trope And there s a seuel to this mess A SEUEL Oh no way n heck will I be reading that One star For reviews and book related chat check out my blog YOU GUYS THIS BOOKIt s my life except the fake dating I mean every ethnic house hold can relate to the whole dating within your race nonsense and juggling your culture alongside the society you actually grew up n Our parents man Confusedcom This book Was SO relatable Frank Mehr als das is Korean American and I related to a LOT of his experiences Has the fake dating trope Has amazing characters Explores complex family relationships Explores race Has an adorable romance Has humour Is simply everythingI highly recommend checking this outf you re The Accidental Cowboy (Angel Crossing, Arizona, into anyall of these things This was a super anticipated release for me andt did not disappoint This comes out #12th SeptemberTW cancer Thank you to Penguin Random House Australia for providing # SeptemberTW cancer Thank you to Penguin Random House Australia for providing with an ARC Frankly my dear I don t give a damn This book was okay Not a new favorite but I enjoyed the time I spent reading Abby and the Bachelor Cop itTW racism shootings cheating cancer death of a loved one thiss written by nicola yoons husband and there are no greater couple goals than spouses who write together Eye to Eye i love that for themhowever will say that Accidentally Expecting i prefer nicolas stories to her husbands and thats not because anythings blatantly wrong with this ts just personal storytelling preferenceswhat missed the mark for me s the promise of fake dating one of my fave tropes but the fake dating takes place for only a couple of chapters Herzrivalen i get thatts the natural progression of the plot but still would have like a bit of t also Alaskan Nights i wasnt sure was a fan of frank he was a bit too much for me at times and found myself skimming over a lot of his ntrospective sectionsbuuuut what absolutely adored about this s the representation loved learning about korean culture and fulling understanding what life might be like for a second generation american ts very eye opening and handles the topic of race respectfully so that gets my full appreciationoverall Always Look Twice i think thiss a great start for yoon All For You: Halfway There / Buckhorn Ever After / The One You Want / One Perfect Night i have nodea how this will become a duology because everything Any Man Of Mine is pretty must concluded at the end but guess we will see 3 stars 3 5 starsOverall of this book Annalee And The Lawman is okay It s really entertaining and easy for you to enjoy laugh and cry maybe just a little becauset s not that sad while reading The Apollonides Mistress Scandal it but man my one and only biggest problem with this books that I DON T LIKE FRANK LI I don t like this guy even a bit I don t like him since he thought of another person when he was with someone else and that person who he thought of already had a boyfriend See Is this okay Even f I can predict how the story from now on s going to be and who he will end up with because we all know the fake dating trope two of them who fake date eventually like each other I still don t appreciate this Anything For His Son idea because thissn t good for anyone and t s only I still don t appreciate this dea because this sn t good for anyone and t s only make someone hurt at the end Am I right Moreover his bad jokes are bad as they re called and I freaking hate them Some are funny yeah I agree but some are You can fight me f you disagree with me at this point and I ll definitely fight you backReading all of this you might think I somehow have a prejudice E when t comes to romance “Date Korean” which proves complicated when Frank falls for Brit Means who s smart beautiful and white Fellow Limbo Joy Song s Annie and the Outlaw in a similar predicament and so they make a pact they’ll.