Trope Tuesday: The sweet angst of the Fake Dating trope

We have talked about the enemies-to-lovers, friends-to-lovers, and forbidden love tropes. This week, we will be discussing another one of our favorite young adult tropes: fake dating.  Motivation behind the “fake date” Funnily enough, characters in our favorite books rarely…

‘Love & Other Natural Disasters’ review: A trope-y summer romance from Misa Sugiura

It’s been a banner year for fake dating in queer YA romances. Misa Sugiura’s new rom-com, Love & Other Natural Disasters, takes the trope to San Francisco.