Kenita Tamhee is your average young adult with an ordinary job and conventional life. When she's not selling the latest gadget, the martial arts enthusiast surrounds herself with family.Yet, under her desire for normalcy and predictability, this ordinary girl hides an extraordinary past. Once renowned as a God, Tamhee must fight for her impossible autonomy when an old hearKenita Tamhee is your average young adult with an ordinary job and conventional life. When she's not selling the latest gadget, the martial arts enthusiast surrounds herself with family.Yet, under her desire for normalcy and predictability, this ordinary girl hides an extraordinary past. Once renowned as a God, Tamhee must fight for her impossible autonomy when an old heartache-Ven-returns and a novel interest-Boe-garners the interest of the dark Council she ran away from....
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Love Bugged Reviews
Honestly, I agonise over the fact that there is a great majority who know nothing about this book and who may never read it and I implore to the masses that if there was ever a decision to be made today, it would be to pick this goddamn book up. It is no surprise that 2016 hasn't exactly been a great reading year for me. My care, time and patience for crap are at substantial all time lows and I'm overall just not as stoked about the same conventional crap that we get fed lately. You'd think that something as nostalgic as Sol would kinda push my buttons but damn, would you believe that Love Bugged showed me new sights. If you're not understanding where nostalgia comes into play, let me take you back a couple of years. Like 8,9.... oh god. Back then, it was the era of soompi fanfic. Like the fucking height of online published fiction and the NG section in soompi had like the fucking greatest--Think Sol's classics, Con's, Almost Lover etc etc. Honestly I'm so grateful that baby!Jess went through a kpop phase so I could be introduced to such great literary works. Anyways, as I grew up, I stopped listening to kpop (except like now I like exo like kinda a lot no joke) and I basically cut ties with everything to do with that period, which sadly included the fanfic section. I honestly didn't expect that about 5/6 years down the track that all of the biggest hits of my life would get published and that I could live out my younger years again and appreciate what a fiction elitist I was from the start because damn this stuff is good. Despite all that, Love Bugged was the one Sol book that I didn't read. THE ONLY ONE AND IM KICKING MYSELF. Within reason, as naturally, reading it now is a whole new experience and for those who've found a favourite new thing, you know how fucking great and tingly that feels. Sol does mafia fiction. Love Bugged looks into the underworld. This is my little weak spot, I'm not going to lie. We get absolutely beautiful writing, fleshed out, fucked up, multi faceted characters that simultaneously make me hate and love them and kinda kill you inside. There's beautiful, intricate world building that is neither overwhelming nor underdone. The plot unfolds with such ease and the twist and turns keep you on your feet. THE ONE THING I CAN'T TAKE IS THE CLIFF HANGER AND UM NO NEWS OF MY SECOND BOOK OK I FEEL GREAT. The end.
Welcome to the world of the merciless Gods and their cunning Angels."Nothing in life is perfect, so why do we keep loving?Because in its entirety and essence, love stories give us hope."So a decade ago, the young-and-clueless Nanly discovered the world of Soompi's fanfics - a forum of online novels that no longer exists (R.I.P.) - and a new addiction was born. I became obsessed. I've always enjoyed reading, but it was these online fanfics that really fueled my love for reading. I spent countless sleepless nights reading online novels in the dark, stalking and waiting for updates to the stories of my favorite writers by continuously clicking the 'Refresh' button, and fangirling over the fictional worlds that these writers - strangers that I only knew through their pen names - have created.Of all the brilliant online writers I was introduced to, Solangel was my ultimate bias. I fell in love with her unique way of storytelling through Conversations between Us - now a published duology under the titles First Impressions and Last Conversations - so when she decided to share Love Bugged with the Soompi community, I was ecstatic. Just like Conversations between Us, I was head over heels for Love Bugged. New chapters were always the highlight of my week.Which was why, although I understood and respected Solangel's decisions, it still broke my heart when she stopped updating this enchanting and mysterious story. I tried to find closure by making up numerous scenarios in my head of what could have, would have, and should have happened to these characters that I loved so much, but in the end, I knew that these little daydreams could and would never live up to anything Solangel had in mind. Love Bugged was the one that got away.So imagine my surprise and joy, a decade later, when I discovered that Love Bugged has been published into a freaking book, and it will be part of a trilogy.Nothing is what it seems.Reading this story again brings back so many feels and I still can't believe this is real. Being back in Tamhee's world is just as intoxicating as I remembered it to be. There are a few inconsistencies (view spoiler)[For instance, the story takes place in Seoul, South Korea, but sometimes it feels like it is set in a western / American city. (hide spoiler)] and some triggers (view spoiler)[Mental illness, gruesome violence, unhealthy relationships (but they are recognized in the story as unhealthy and are not condoned by protagonist / writer), and etc., but I wasn't that taken aback since this is a dark genre. (hide spoiler)], but they didn't really take away from this story for me.The thing about Solangel is, she's able to make you love the characters that you actually hate. She writes some of the most loathsome characters I have ever read about, and yet I can't bring myself to fully despise any of them. Even when I disagree with the decisions her protagonists make, I still can't help but support and care for their well-being. Solangel has the ability to make you question your stance in situations that you'll normally be able to see as black or white. She is great at proving that sometimes first impressions aren't everything, and there's more than what meets the eye, and that's what I love about her stories the most.Love Bugged is no exception to Solangel's trademarks.After all these years - and even though I knew it was coming - that cliffhanger still gives me goosebumps.I honestly feel like Love Bugged is one of those stories that is best if you went into not knowing much about the plot. All I can say is, if you're looking for something different from the norm that you usually find in mainstream books nowadays, then this is it.Let me briefly introduce you to Kenita Tamhee.She is sarcastic. She is a badass. She is an unreliable narrator.And sometimes she will piss you off, but you'll learn to love her for it.You will not always like the cruel world she lives in, but it will still suck you in and hold you as hostage anyway.This story is not for the faint of heart.But the journey will be one Hell of a ride.You have been warned.["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>
Their love story is not infamous because he died. It is infamous because love cannot exist in our world. If you’ve read Welcome to the Underworld by Con Template, you’re going to enjoy Love Bugged just as much. If you haven’t read the former, don’t worry, you would still devour it. Similarly to every other story, the core morale of this book stems from love. The different form and ideology that goes along with it. Sometimes we confused it into something that it is not. My story with him was not a love story. As a result, I was severely love bugged.Four months. It has been four months since Kenita Tamhee managed to escape the life she’s been furiously trying to bury. But, as history always iterate A Fallen God is still a God. There is nowhere she can hide from the Angels.Her futile attempt for a mundane life ended too quickly when an old flame return to collect what needs to be collected.We are not forbidden to love. We are simply damned if we do and damned if we don’t.Love Bugged shares a few similarities with its peer, Welcome to the Underworld, they both have a penchant for tragic love stories. Both authors crafted a world that view Love as a disgrace, and downfall. Yet, their characters sought after it. Secondly, their stories addresses a profound outlook on humanity, freedom, and all the strings that come along with it. Thirdly, they have an uncanny, and lyrical way of shaping underworld’s Mafia. They make it look sexy, desirable in ways that it shouldn’t be.Akin to Welcome to the Underworld, Love Bugged also focuses on the world building, the characters’ strength, weakness, and relationships. Although, I have to admit this book’s strongest suit is the gripping writing, and biting characters. Full review to come.
Breathtaking. Thrillingly beautiful.The moment I enter Tamhee-Boe and Seoul-Ven's world, I lost in their mind blowing mind game and twisted desire, lust and love. I remember reading Part One back in Soompi when you first posted it and the feeling that I had back then and while reading this is still the same. My heart still aches for Tamhee and Seoul, for Ven and for Boe and Kimauro Seijun. And I'm particularly looking forward for the Checkmate. It has been almost 5 years I waited for their moment and now I suddenly feel nervous for them. Will it be a miracle checkmate or the heartbreak checkmate, Sol?Can't wait for your next update <3P/s: Not related to story, but I was so touched when I first read the acknowledgement and thank you page, I saw my online pseudonym in it. I love you, Sol! Keep writing and I'll always be your loyal reader.
I stalk the fan fiction WAY TOO LONG. I'll be forever stalking this.I'll read the book version and make a proper review.