Tuesday Flirtations- Pieces of Paper

1. Read a free romance book (this was started for legally free eBooks, but you can count anything gifted, borrowed, ARC, etc!)
2. Review it on your blog. If you can and it’s still available, share the link to the free book.
3. Link back here by using the code below.
4. Leave your link to the specific blog post (NOT your main site) in a comment here or on the recent week’s TF post. Or the linky tool, though there may be bugs I gotta work through, please let me know!
5. Delight in reading reviews by real people who’s likes/dislikes you can compare to and thus find a romance you most likely will enjoy ūüėÄ

Where is it available? kobo

Genre(s): contemporary romance

Pages: 24

A chance encounter brings a hint of romance to a young woman’s journey through the streets of Tokyo. This semi-autobiographical short story by the author of Butterfly Swords explores questions of identity and connectedness in the digital age.

Author’s note: All author proceeds from the sale of this story will be donated to the Red Cross for the relief effort in Japan.


I liked that Jeannie Lin added that aspect of how she felt being a non-Japanese woman visiting Tokyo. That is the best part of this book.


  • just running around pointing out famous Japanese spots (eh)
  • the romance may be more realistic but it is boring and has no chemistry
  • feels more like a straight literary fiction than a romance

Overall, I just thought you are too short to be boring. Another book I read recently, Transformation, was under 30 pages but felt the same need to meander. You are too short to be doing all this especially if it is not interesting.  Not to say that just because a book is long it gets to disregard my interest.

I still want to read Jeannie Lin because her other stories seem way more engaging and interesting. This was just a miss for me.


Author: themollyweather

I like to read, a lot.

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