This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story

This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story

A fresh, charming rom-com perfect for fans of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and Boy Meets Boy about Nathan Bird, who has sworn off happy endings but is sorely tested when his former best friend, Ollie, moves back to town. Nathan Bird doesn?t believe in happy endings. Although he?s the ultimate film buff and an aspiring screenwriter, Nate?s seen the demise of too many rel A fresh, charming rom-com perfect for fans of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and Boy Meets Boy about Nat...

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Title:This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story
Author:Kheryn Callender
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Genres:Young Adult
ISBN:This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:304 pages pages

This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story Reviews

  • Tanya (Girl Plus Books)
    Nov 16, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Whelp, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I have a lot of mixed feelings about This is Kind of an Epic Love Story, and it's a bit of a struggle to sort these thoughts out, so forgive me if some parts of this review are a bit . . . incoherent. First of...

    *Disclaimer: An Advance Reader's Copy of This is Kind Of An Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender was provided to me by Indigo Books & Music in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinion in any way. -- Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars -- I have had this bo...

    I did like this book overall, but I wanted to strangle Nate, the main character. He just kept saying and doing hurtful things to his friends and family and I wanted to tear my hair out. Even though it didn't seem very realistic, I liked that the characters accepted that their friends w...

    You can see my full review here! *I received an eArc of this book from the Publishers through Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review* This was so frustrating. Which led to me taking a while to figure out an actual rating. There?s so much I wanted to love about this?I was ...

    2.5 stars. This book somehow managed to have more drama than a CW show, but was still boring. The only things I enjoyed about this were the diverse cast of characters (MC is black & bi, love interest is deaf/hard of hearing and signs) and the way sex is discussed. I also wish the a...

    I?m kind of conflicted by the recent influx of queer YA books, because while it?s amazing that these stories are becoming normalized, sometimes you get one like this which is just fine as a story but feels like it wouldn?t be substantive enough to be published if it wasn?t abou...

    Liked it but didn't love it. Going it it I wasn't really expecting a five star read. And that's kind of what I got out of it. I love the diversity in this book but.... Some parts were good and I could really feel myself getting into the story but others were just too chliche. To...

    DNF @ 192 pages Oh, the high hopes I had for this one! It's contemporary, it's YA, it had a synopsis that hooked me, and my trusted book buddy gave it 4 stars. But no, I have no love for this set of miserable characters. Main character Nate was thoroughly unlikable. He was moody ...

  • Jamie
    May 12, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Whelp, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I have a lot of mixed feelings about This is Kind of an Epic Love Story, and it's a bit of a struggle to sort these thoughts out, so forgive me if some parts of this review are a bit . . . incoherent. First of...

    *Disclaimer: An Advance Reader's Copy of This is Kind Of An Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender was provided to me by Indigo Books & Music in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinion in any way. -- Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars -- I have had this bo...

    I did like this book overall, but I wanted to strangle Nate, the main character. He just kept saying and doing hurtful things to his friends and family and I wanted to tear my hair out. Even though it didn't seem very realistic, I liked that the characters accepted that their friends w...

    You can see my full review here! *I received an eArc of this book from the Publishers through Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review* This was so frustrating. Which led to me taking a while to figure out an actual rating. There?s so much I wanted to love about this?I was ...

    2.5 stars. This book somehow managed to have more drama than a CW show, but was still boring. The only things I enjoyed about this were the diverse cast of characters (MC is black & bi, love interest is deaf/hard of hearing and signs) and the way sex is discussed. I also wish the a...

    I?m kind of conflicted by the recent influx of queer YA books, because while it?s amazing that these stories are becoming normalized, sometimes you get one like this which is just fine as a story but feels like it wouldn?t be substantive enough to be published if it wasn?t abou...

  • Maria (Big City Bookworm)
    Nov 27, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Whelp, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I have a lot of mixed feelings about This is Kind of an Epic Love Story, and it's a bit of a struggle to sort these thoughts out, so forgive me if some parts of this review are a bit . . . incoherent. First of...

    *Disclaimer: An Advance Reader's Copy of This is Kind Of An Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender was provided to me by Indigo Books & Music in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinion in any way. -- Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars -- I have had this bo...

  • Adam Silvera
    Aug 23, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

  • Dahlia
    May 30, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

  • Cece (ProblemsOfaBookNerd)
    Feb 12, 2019

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

  • Alison
    Feb 12, 2019

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

  • Adriana
    Dec 05, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

  • anna (readingpeaches)
    Feb 27, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

  • Aly
    Mar 24, 2019

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Whelp, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I have a lot of mixed feelings about This is Kind of an Epic Love Story, and it's a bit of a struggle to sort these thoughts out, so forgive me if some parts of this review are a bit . . . incoherent. First of...

    *Disclaimer: An Advance Reader's Copy of This is Kind Of An Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender was provided to me by Indigo Books & Music in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinion in any way. -- Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars -- I have had this bo...

    I did like this book overall, but I wanted to strangle Nate, the main character. He just kept saying and doing hurtful things to his friends and family and I wanted to tear my hair out. Even though it didn't seem very realistic, I liked that the characters accepted that their friends w...

  • Hollis
    Oct 15, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

  • Caden Armstrong
    Oct 25, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

  • Samantha (WLABB)
    Oct 01, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

  • Anniek
    Dec 08, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Whelp, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I have a lot of mixed feelings about This is Kind of an Epic Love Story, and it's a bit of a struggle to sort these thoughts out, so forgive me if some parts of this review are a bit . . . incoherent. First of...

    *Disclaimer: An Advance Reader's Copy of This is Kind Of An Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender was provided to me by Indigo Books & Music in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinion in any way. -- Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars -- I have had this bo...

    I did like this book overall, but I wanted to strangle Nate, the main character. He just kept saying and doing hurtful things to his friends and family and I wanted to tear my hair out. Even though it didn't seem very realistic, I liked that the characters accepted that their friends w...

    You can see my full review here! *I received an eArc of this book from the Publishers through Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review* This was so frustrating. Which led to me taking a while to figure out an actual rating. There?s so much I wanted to love about this?I was ...

    2.5 stars. This book somehow managed to have more drama than a CW show, but was still boring. The only things I enjoyed about this were the diverse cast of characters (MC is black & bi, love interest is deaf/hard of hearing and signs) and the way sex is discussed. I also wish the a...

    I?m kind of conflicted by the recent influx of queer YA books, because while it?s amazing that these stories are becoming normalized, sometimes you get one like this which is just fine as a story but feels like it wouldn?t be substantive enough to be published if it wasn?t abou...

    Liked it but didn't love it. Going it it I wasn't really expecting a five star read. And that's kind of what I got out of it. I love the diversity in this book but.... Some parts were good and I could really feel myself getting into the story but others were just too chliche. To...

    DNF @ 192 pages Oh, the high hopes I had for this one! It's contemporary, it's YA, it had a synopsis that hooked me, and my trusted book buddy gave it 4 stars. But no, I have no love for this set of miserable characters. Main character Nate was thoroughly unlikable. He was moody ...

    I thought this story was so cute, and I loved some of the characters. But ultimately, it was a little rushed and because of that, I didn't end up loving this as much as I hoped I would. I really did enjoy it though! ...

  • Paz R.M.
    Nov 11, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

  • prag ♻
    Nov 02, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

  • Danni Maxwell
    Aug 06, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

  • Jane (It'sJaneLindsey)
    Oct 15, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Whelp, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I have a lot of mixed feelings about This is Kind of an Epic Love Story, and it's a bit of a struggle to sort these thoughts out, so forgive me if some parts of this review are a bit . . . incoherent. First of...

    *Disclaimer: An Advance Reader's Copy of This is Kind Of An Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender was provided to me by Indigo Books & Music in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinion in any way. -- Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars -- I have had this bo...

    I did like this book overall, but I wanted to strangle Nate, the main character. He just kept saying and doing hurtful things to his friends and family and I wanted to tear my hair out. Even though it didn't seem very realistic, I liked that the characters accepted that their friends w...

    You can see my full review here! *I received an eArc of this book from the Publishers through Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review* This was so frustrating. Which led to me taking a while to figure out an actual rating. There?s so much I wanted to love about this?I was ...

    2.5 stars. This book somehow managed to have more drama than a CW show, but was still boring. The only things I enjoyed about this were the diverse cast of characters (MC is black & bi, love interest is deaf/hard of hearing and signs) and the way sex is discussed. I also wish the a...

  • Jay G
    Sep 06, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

  • Danielle (Life of a Literary Nerd)
    Oct 15, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

  • LaRonda (Flying Paperbacks)
    Sep 06, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Whelp, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I have a lot of mixed feelings about This is Kind of an Epic Love Story, and it's a bit of a struggle to sort these thoughts out, so forgive me if some parts of this review are a bit . . . incoherent. First of...

    *Disclaimer: An Advance Reader's Copy of This is Kind Of An Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender was provided to me by Indigo Books & Music in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinion in any way. -- Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars -- I have had this bo...

    I did like this book overall, but I wanted to strangle Nate, the main character. He just kept saying and doing hurtful things to his friends and family and I wanted to tear my hair out. Even though it didn't seem very realistic, I liked that the characters accepted that their friends w...

    You can see my full review here! *I received an eArc of this book from the Publishers through Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review* This was so frustrating. Which led to me taking a while to figure out an actual rating. There?s so much I wanted to love about this?I was ...

  • Natasha
    Jan 26, 2019

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

  • - ̗̀ DANY  ̖́- (danyreads)
    Dec 08, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

  • ana
    Dec 08, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

  • Vicky Who Reads
    Feb 10, 2019

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

  • Teal
    Nov 09, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

  • Kiera
    Dec 21, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Whelp, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I have a lot of mixed feelings about This is Kind of an Epic Love Story, and it's a bit of a struggle to sort these thoughts out, so forgive me if some parts of this review are a bit . . . incoherent. First of...

    *Disclaimer: An Advance Reader's Copy of This is Kind Of An Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender was provided to me by Indigo Books & Music in exchange for an honest review. This does not effect my opinion in any way. -- Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars -- I have had this bo...

    I did like this book overall, but I wanted to strangle Nate, the main character. He just kept saying and doing hurtful things to his friends and family and I wanted to tear my hair out. Even though it didn't seem very realistic, I liked that the characters accepted that their friends w...

    You can see my full review here! *I received an eArc of this book from the Publishers through Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review* This was so frustrating. Which led to me taking a while to figure out an actual rating. There?s so much I wanted to love about this?I was ...

    2.5 stars. This book somehow managed to have more drama than a CW show, but was still boring. The only things I enjoyed about this were the diverse cast of characters (MC is black & bi, love interest is deaf/hard of hearing and signs) and the way sex is discussed. I also wish the a...

    I?m kind of conflicted by the recent influx of queer YA books, because while it?s amazing that these stories are becoming normalized, sometimes you get one like this which is just fine as a story but feels like it wouldn?t be substantive enough to be published if it wasn?t abou...

    Liked it but didn't love it. Going it it I wasn't really expecting a five star read. And that's kind of what I got out of it. I love the diversity in this book but.... Some parts were good and I could really feel myself getting into the story but others were just too chliche. To...

  • Malanie
    Jun 10, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

  • Libra
    Nov 04, 2018

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

  • Crystal (Bookaholic Ravenclaw)
    Jan 10, 2019

    Official blurb: This is Kind of an Epic Love Story is a bighearted rom-com that belongs on the big screen. This hilarious and breathless love story of two boys on the path to their happy ending beyond lives up to its title. SUPPORT THIS BOOK!!!! ...

    gay childhood best friends to lovers is literally the only reason i am still alive 3.5 ? things i loved: - diversity! both main characters r poc and lgbt (i'm assuming bi and gay based on what we know, but no one rly uses labels), as is mc's best friend and ex-gf - ollie is h...

    I really tried to find the redeeming qualities of this book, but as someone with personal experience in cheating, the amount of it this book had was badly handled and unforgivable. I?ll talk more in my wrap up but ugh this was emotionally draining and frustrating to read. ...

    Sadly, the only thing epic about this is how epically it did not live up to its title. There is plenty of diversity to be found in this novel but the awesome of that is totally negated by the frustrating af characters that were totally flat and/or annoying. Additionally there were ...

    Devoured this in a single commute home and it was so. Freaking. Cute. Really excited to see HoH rep in queer lit, because Deaf/HoH characters is actually something I get requests for a lot on the LGBTQReads Tumblr and I almost never have recs except for this one adult f/f Romance. This...

    AHHH so cute and sweet and such a fun romance--definitely underrated and I would totally recommend!!! ...

    2.75 Stars I had a hard time with this book. I wanted to love it so much, and I did enjoy it - I think. But so many of the characters frustrated me, and the story felt rushed at times so I found myself apathetic during long stretches of reading. This is Kind of an Epic Love Story fo...

    I'm sad. I'm really sad that I hated this book as much as I did. Maybe hate is a strong word, but while I was reading I felt sad, frustrated, annoyed and all kinds of other negative emotions. To start of, I was really excited about this book. I thought this was going to be a cute lo...

    . : ?? ? 2 ? READ THIS REVIEW ON MY BLOG!!! https://bit.ly/2zJ0kfl This Is Kind of a Lukewarm Love Story?? This Is Kind of an Apathetic Love Story?? I don?t know?? I can think of a million adjectives for this book but ?Epic? doesn?t make the top of the list, and...

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer... *I received this copy in exchange for my honest review!* 3.5/5 Stars After his best friend, now ex-girlfriend Flo breaks up with him, 16-year old Nathan shies away ...

    Okay so let?s break this down because I have some things to say. I really liked the idea of this book. I did. But I think that?s where I draw the line. I liked that this book was very diverse, I mean it had a black bisexual MC with a deaf love interest! But I feel like ...

    I didn't connect with this book at all, but I'm glad I read it and I'm glad mainstream publishers are putting out diverse queer YA romance. It's a fairly ordinary coming-of-age high school romance (except that it's queer, which makes it notable), but it's got a couple of things going f...

    Review also on my blog ? Twitter ? Bookstagram Rep: Black queer main character, Deaf gay Hispanic love interest, m/m romance Well? uh? this was a massive disappointment, to put it lightly at least. I?ve been really excited to read this, and I?ve been waiting for it to...

    This was kind of an epic turd. Yikes. Listen, I'm gonna try hard to not be an asshole here, but I find it super difficult to see the reason this book was published. I mean, this book has the same depth and complexity of a wannabe hipster, but really really basic high schooler. It ...

    i really really really wanted to like this book. childhood friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes and the mcs were poc and the li was hard of hearing !!!! good concept bad execution first of all i didn?t even get to the 50% of the book and i swear tried to get there but a...

    DNF @ 14%. Not the right book for me. Glad I borrowed it from the library rather than buying it. ...

    I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS BOOK AND YOU ALL SHOULD GO READ IT BECAUSE IT IS TRULY AMAZING AND LOVEABLE ...

    Between the books referenced in the synopsis and the too cute for words cover, I knew I had to read this book, and Callender delivered on everything that was promised. Nate was one super sweet and wonderfully awkward hero. Gosh! I loved him to bits! Nate was down with love, and fear...

    *blows horn* PSA: THIS IS A ROMANCE BETWEEN TWO BOYS OF COLOR AND ONE OF THEM HAS A HEARING DISABILITY. I have a thought that?s starting to become more and more of a recurring theme in my life: I probably should?ve just stayed home and watched Friends with my mom. If you look pas...

    This was really really cuttte!!!!! 1. Our MC is black and bi and his love interest is deaf and this is A DIVERSE READ AND I LOVED THE SWEET DIVERSITY. So much good stuff???? 2. The MC takes time to learn ASL so he can talk to his boyyyy and this was beautiful ? 3. The frien...

    *long sigh* I was ready to love this one sooooo badly, but unfortunately it didn't quite live up to the big "fun and fluffy rom-com" sell promised in the synopsis. And I'm lowkey relieved to be done with it. Will definitely be reading Kheryn Callender's other work though, because th...

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Whelp, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I have a lot of mixed feelings about This is Kind of an Epic Love Story, and it's a bit of a struggle to sort these thoughts out, so forgive me if some parts of this review are a bit . . . incoherent. First of...