romance

Age Called Blue

Nick and Billy’s dreams of being rock stars are a big part of their friendship, but when Nick steals Billy’s guitar and the take from their show and runs away, the friendship may never be the same. Can Joe, an…

Future Lovers, vol. 1

All Kento Kumayaga wants is a family. Raised by his grandparents, the young teacher just wants to meet a nice girl, settle down, and raise children. But the girl he chooses is underwhelmed by his cut-to-the-chase proposal and then, to…

Slow News Day

The Wheatstone Mercury has one reporter, and his desk is in the hallway. When Katharine Washington flew to England for an internship, this wasn’t what she’d expected. Owen, the reporter, hadn’t been expecting her, either– and he doesn’t particularly want…

Paradise Kiss

Introduction “Sweet exotic scents filled its every corner, as if someone was making candies in a Chinese import store. Dizzying music pulsated and bounced off the loud pink walls. There was an old bar, and a pool table, and three…

Desire

Toru thinks he has all he needs – a loyal best friend, Ryoji, who makes him laugh and an encouraging art mentor, Kashiwazaki, pushing him to excel at painting. Never mind that he’s been in love with Ryoji for years…