Lets Talk About Love, An Unapologetically Ace Rom-Com

Daniela Gz Vega
Just like the title, the book is a conversation on love and how society defines it. Let's Talk About Love feels like a manifesto that shares a point of view that is usually ignored.

Let's Talk About Love by Claire Kann

Published by Square Fish on June 04, 2019

Genres: Romance - Contemporary, Social Themes - Dating & Sex, Romance - LGBT

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Books with asexual representation are scarce and usually asexuality is not the main topic. Let's Talk About Love is unapologetically ace and that’s part of what makes it great.

There aren’t many books, especially rom-coms, that focus solely on romance and do not mix it with sexual attraction, and the way romance plays out in this book makes it a lovely rom-com. The relationship feels so genuine and easy going, it just blooms naturally and beautifully.

Just like its title, the book is a conversation on love and how society defines it. The book  feels like a manifesto that shares a point of view that is usually ignored. Alice, the main character, knows who she is and is proud of her identity, but she can’t help but feel like the world is not entirely ready for her to embrace and be completely open about it. Her character development in combination with those feelings makes her an exceptional character.

Her conversation on how difficult it is to explain being asexual and try to convince whoever is hearing you that you are not broken, nor in search of the right one. She exemplifies that love shouldn’t be only about attraction but instead  it can be about sharing your emotions, thoughts and time with someone that is important to you. This whole book is part of a conversation that we all should have, and that’s why everyone should read it.

Daniela Gz Vega. She/Her.

Is a mexican creative writing student, writer and poet that dreams of someday having her own stories published for the world to read. She has been an avid reader and lover of stories from the moment her arms could support books.In addition to her love for books she loves movies and has a soft spot for the ones that represent her culture. As an advocate for good latinx representation across literature she's creator of the Con Sabor Reading Challenge, part of the Colored Pages Book Tours, and The Latinx Book Club co-host.

You can find her on her blog, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram as @ofstarsandpages.

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