TOP 5 WEDNESDAYS: Books Without Romance

First of all let me explain a bit about this tag in case you don’t know about it. It’s a tag created by Samantha from Toughts on Tomes and Lainey from Ginger Reads Lainey and is a weekly book meme were a topic or theme is chosen and each week you have to choose five books/series/tvshows that fit the description. If you want to check it out here’s the Goodreads group.


#T5W: Books Without Romance

“A few (very, very few) people complained about the “shipping” topics lately, so I thought it would be good to talk about books that don’t have a romantic subplot! This is a really hard one, so if you can’t find any, you can talk about some where the romance is super super minor. Like barely mentioned… at all…”


Yes! I love this topic! Every day I am growing even less fond of romance stories. There’s a time for everything, but right now I am not in the mood for them, so I don’t appreciate when, specially in YA, they force romance even when it isn’t needed for the plot itself.

 Without further ado, here are my picks for this week (in no particular other):


1. City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson: Given it is a YA I was dreading the possibility of romance being part of this coming of age story, but I am glad to say that there was virtually none. In fact I appreciated that little (given that treating with teenagers it would be hard to imagine a world without infatuation) which was certainly almost non-existent, thank god!!