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Year of the Dog serial novel, chapter 22

I’m posting a Humorous Christian Romantic Suspense serial novel here on my blog! Year of the Dog is a (second) prequel to my Warubozu Spa Chronicles series. Year of the Dog serial novel by Camy Tang Mari Mutou, a professional dog trainer, is having a bad year. While renovating her new dog kenneling and training facility, she needs to move in with her disapproving family, who have always made her feel inadequate—according to them, a job requiring her to be covered in dog hair and slobber is an embarrassment to the family. She convinces her ex-boyfriend to take her dog for a few months … but discovers that his brother is the irate security expert whose car she accidentally rear-ended a few weeks earlier. Ashwin Keitou has enough problems. His aunt has just shown up on his doorstep, expecting to move in with him, and he can’t say no because he owes her everything—after his mother walked out on them, Auntie Nell took in Ashwin and his brother and raised them in a loving Chri

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Accel World by Reki Kawahara

I’m re-reading this light novel series since the next volume comes out next month. The same author wrote the series Sword Art Online, and even though I like that series a lot, I didn’t immediately start reading this one because the hero didn’t sound all that interesting.

But one day after devouring the latest Sword Art Online volume and needing to wait for the next installment, I decided to start on Accel World since I enjoy the author’s writing style. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the hero was absolutely adorable! He’s incredibly kind and brave despite his low self-esteem, and he has a very positive mentality that makes him admirable.

I gobbled this series up. I wish the author would write in this series faster than he does. (There is some cussing in this series.)

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