Romance is a Bonus Book: To watch or not to watch, hmnnn. I’m being impatient why waiting for RoS to air. Beanies, help me out. 3 reasons I should watch this drama? (aside from ahemLJSahem)

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    The staff at the publishing company, woman bonding and as of episode 11 and 12 an overload of cuteness.

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      Ohh woman bonding is definitely a brownie point in my book (no pun intended).

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    And beautiful bookshelves full of beautiful books 💕

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    It’s not a super exciting drama but it has its really poignant moments that stirs your emotions. It took me about 4 weeks to make myself finish the 2 two episodes but then after that I binged until I caught up, I say give it a try

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      I usually give a 4-episode grace period for a drama to see whether it’ll catch my interest, so good to know that the beginning might not be a hit right away.

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    1. A variety of well developed relationships going beyond the romance of the main couple.
    2. (So far) little manufactured angst. The problems feel like they could actually happen and actually matter, and even if you are mad at choices made you can see why they were.
    3. The books and love of words. The way these characters jobs are actually integral to the plot and character development.
    Gosh, that is harder to put into words. I love the show so far though.

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      It passes the Bechtel test for me. Even if the women are talking about men, it’s more in context of how relationships have changed them. And the women are smart and competent at work.

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        Absolutely. Every female character has her life, her goals and her dreams. A man is a part of her life. She doesn’t exists to fill a role in a mans world.

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    I would recommend. I know some beanies were very disappointed. It depends on what you expect from it. If you want more romcom stuff then this is not that.
    It has a slow burn feel and more about characters. The leads are just part of the larger set up and don’t entirely occupy the show.
    It opened up a lot of conversations amongst a few of us.
    Watch 4 episodes and decide.
    It’s beautifully shot and the OST is wonderful. And the books!! If you love books then just watch it :))

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