Tag Archive for Juné

Cafe Latte Rhapsody

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Confession Time: I was about halfway through Café Latte Rhapsody before I realized I was holding a yaoi manga. Shocking, I know! I’m usually much swifter on the uptake. Whether it is because I was reading this book during a…

Time Lag

Three years ago, naive young Satoru confessed his love to his childhood friend Shirou with devastating consequences. Now, though Shirou will have nothing to do with his former companion, Satoru continues to dream of his crush. He takes thousands of…

La Esperança, vol. 1

If you spend your whole life trying to be the opposite of what your parents were, do you really have your own identity? This is the question faced by golden boy Georges when troublemaker Robert arrives at the elite Saint…

La Esperança, vol. 2

In the second installment of La Esperança, Robert tries to protect Georges from his overly trusting nature while classmate Henri tries to protect Georges from Robert. When a shadowy organization makes a generous donation to the local orphanage, Georges’ charitable…

Our Everlasting, vol. 1

Our Everlasting is a sweet, sexy story of love between two guys. Unlike many yaoi manga, where the relationships range from unbearably angsty (he could never love me! He’s straight!) to disturbing (older men with teenagers? No thanks), these lovers…

Only the Ring Finger Knows

Only the Ringer Finger Knows, based on a prose novel, is one of the best titles for introducing the romantic subgenre of shonen-ai/yaoi (boy’s love) in any library. The story follows Wataru Fujii, an ordinary junior struggling through high school…

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…