Unsung Heroine (Heroine Complex, #3.5)
"The e-novella, which will be released in July 2019 and serve as a bridge between the two trilogies, shines a spotlight on a character many readers have asked for more of: Lucy Valdez, Team Tanaka/Jupiter’s charismatic fight trainer and weapons expert (who also happens to be a vintage fashion plate and the most badass person in San Francisco without superpowers)."

Unsung Heroine (Heroine Complex, #3.5) Details

TitleUnsung Heroine (Heroine Complex, #3.5)
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseJul 2nd, 2019
PublisherDAW Books
Rating
GenreFantasy, Novella, Romance, Urban Fantasy, LGBT

Unsung Heroine (Heroine Complex, #3.5) Review

  • Kimberly
    January 1, 1970
    Reviewed for Wit and Sin Unsung Heroine is fresh, fun, and fast-paced. It has all the quirky action I’ve come to expect from Sarah Kuhn’s Heroine Complex series plus a romance that will make you smile and sigh.Lucy may not have superpowers, but that doesn’t stop her from being one of the most fearsome fighters in all of San Francisco. Lucy is a fantastic heroine. She’s vibrant, quick-thinking, caring, tough, has a fun sense of fashion, and she’s a local karaoke star. Beneath all of that, she’ Reviewed for Wit and Sin Unsung Heroine is fresh, fun, and fast-paced. It has all the quirky action I’ve come to expect from Sarah Kuhn’s Heroine Complex series plus a romance that will make you smile and sigh.Lucy may not have superpowers, but that doesn’t stop her from being one of the most fearsome fighters in all of San Francisco. Lucy is a fantastic heroine. She’s vibrant, quick-thinking, caring, tough, has a fun sense of fashion, and she’s a local karaoke star. Beneath all of that, she’s also deeply vulnerable. She’s been hurt and guards her heart so fiercely she’s afraid to go for what she wants. And what she wants is Rose, head of SFPD’s Demon Unit. Rose is quiet, serious, strong, and a total geek. I absolutely loved Rose and I really wish we had her point of view in this story, but I’m biased because she’s one of my favorite characters in this series. Rose and Lucy are friends, but it’s easy to see they’re meant to be so much more. Lucy has her reasons for holding back and I understood them, but I was rooting for her to take a risk with Rose because I knew they’d make a dreamy couple.Romance is only one part of Unsung Heroine – there’s also a new demon threat shaking things up. A demonic force is attacking a new talent – and Lucy’s new rival – at The Gutter. Attack confetti and possessed mic cords? It’s all in a day’s work for Jupiter/Tanaka, Inc. Evie, Aveda, Bea, and co. are on hand to help save the day and the results are quirky, fun action sequences. If you don’t mind some spoilers from the first two Heroine Complex books (the majority of this story takes place between books two and three) you can jump right into Unsung Heroine . If you’re a fan, you’ll delight in seeing all your favorites, though the focus of the story never strays from the main characters or plot. I adored seeing Evie and Aveda help Lucy not only battle demonic forces, but figure out her love life (I can’t imagine ever not having a soft spot for Aveda). All in all, Unsung Heroine was a blast to read. It’s got strong heroines, a sensual and oh-so-sweet romance, and a fantastically fun plot that makes the pages fly by.FTC Disclosure: I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
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  • Natasha
    January 1, 1970
    Here's hoping for some Lucy/Rose kissing!Update: Look at this cover!! Looking forward to the bamf sapphic excellence!
  • Lexxi Kitty
    January 1, 1970
    Recently I keep finding myself reading these books involving women-loving-women story-lines by authors who do not normally write such. There was that historical/mystery (Proper English), and that legal slice of life one (Conscious Bias), and . . . others. And now here I find myself reading one in the fantasy realm, this time by an author I’ve read before (well, I’ve read other w/w books by authors who’ve I read before but who didn’t normally write w/w books, but that ‘now here’ refers to recentl Recently I keep finding myself reading these books involving women-loving-women story-lines by authors who do not normally write such. There was that historical/mystery (Proper English), and that legal slice of life one (Conscious Bias), and . . . others. And now here I find myself reading one in the fantasy realm, this time by an author I’ve read before (well, I’ve read other w/w books by authors who’ve I read before but who didn’t normally write w/w books, but that ‘now here’ refers to recently). In a series I’ve read before as well (again, I’ve done that before, like with Mira Grant’s ‘Feedback’, and Gail Carriger’s ‘Romancing the Inventor’).This specific book here follows a side character in the Heroine Complex. A currently three book series that followed a bunch of Asian American (is important, yes) youngsters (I forget how early in the lives the series started, though, by this point, all are firmly adults) who, due to a rip in the . . . fabric . . .of . . . something or other (yes yes, it’s normally ‘a rip in the fabric of the universe’, but I forget if that’s the words used here) have gained superhero like powers. Books 1 through three had, as mains, people who gained superpowers. Book 3.5, this book here, follows a main (and only POV) who is very skilled in many things (like martial arts and singing) but who did not gain any extra special powers due to this ‘rip’. That character being Lucy Valdez. And unlike Grant’s Feedback (none of the characters previously appeared in the series), and one half of Carriger’s Romancing the Inventor (one of the characters is in, actually, at least two other of Carriger’s series, though as a side character), both Lucy Valdez and Rose Rorick have previous been characters in Kuhn’s series. Rorick, of the police, does not have any POV scenes in this book, though.Right, so. This book follows a somewhat strange plot line. At least in terms of time. Book opens with a prologue set 4 years after the rest of the book. In the sense of ‘an event or action that leads to another event or situation’, this prologue is no prologue. In the sense that this chapter appears in the book before any other section . . . well . . um, it’s a prologue? Then, as noted, the ‘main action’ occurs 4 years before the prologue. But, to add another twist, sub-chapters that are text messages between Rose and Lucy are set six months prior to the main chapters (as in, sub-chapter text section 1 follows chapter 1 and occurred six months prior to chapter 1). Unlike some series that decide to include a LGBT ‘moment’ story, Rose and Lucy had, to a limited extent, had some ‘chemistry’ being shown in prior books in the series. Barely. If I recall correctly. Unfortunately, and one of the reasons I rated this so lowly, 1) the one POV; 2) majority of book involves one character, the POV character, ‘unselfishly’ (heh) trying to steer the other main character towards another woman because . . . reasons (mostly because (Lucy’s father is an asshole; seriously, that’s the reason). So the majority of the book isn’t a romance that finds two people coming together, but an epic karaoke battle between Lucy and . . . um, forget her name now but she’s the ‘gorgeous awesome singer who actually got Rose to smile (Rose never smiles)’. Oh, one side point: Lucy is the kind of person who happens to use some words that’d grow very very tiring for me to hear if I was friend (or just some random stranger who bumps into her a lot). The kind who calls others, any random other, things like ‘love’ and ‘darling’. So, while those words are used in the 4 years in the future prologue between Lucy to Rose, it isn’t actually an indication of anything.But, of course, like every other book in this series, the main character does end up ‘hooked up’ with another character. It’s probably easy to tell, despite that one paragraph I wrote, to tell which character ended up with which other character.For those who like stories about mixed-race individuals, well this one is pretty solid and every character is some mix of various nationalities and or races. I believe that’s the case in every book in the series (even the one that involves a demon as one of the main characters – he’s a half demon). For those who like stories showcase epic singing battles . . . well, this one kind of fittered out. Fittered. WTF word am I looking for here? Let’s just go with ‘whimpered’ here. Whimpered out. For those who love romances involving lesbians . . . well, there’s on here. It’s kind of a subplot to things like singing competitions, and demon like activities, but it is there. For those who like things of a sexual nature . . . I am about 100% certain nothing of that kind of thing occurred in this book.Rating: 3.38July 16 2019
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  • Shelley
    January 1, 1970
    *Source* Publisher*Genre* Urban Fantasy, Superheroines*Rating* 3.5*Thoughts*Unsung Heroine, by author Sarah Kuhn, is the bridge between the authors first trilogy called Heroine Complex, and a new trilogy coming soon! This new installment follows personal superhero trainer Lucy Valdez and friends Aveda Jupiter and Bea and Evie Tanaka as they combat a new supernatural threat. Lucy Valdez is many things: fight trainer, bodyguard, and weapons expert to super-heroines. She's also a fabulous vintage f *Source* Publisher*Genre* Urban Fantasy, Superheroines*Rating* 3.5*Thoughts*Unsung Heroine, by author Sarah Kuhn, is the bridge between the authors first trilogy called Heroine Complex, and a new trilogy coming soon! This new installment follows personal superhero trainer Lucy Valdez and friends Aveda Jupiter and Bea and Evie Tanaka as they combat a new supernatural threat. Lucy Valdez is many things: fight trainer, bodyguard, and weapons expert to super-heroines. She's also a fabulous vintage fashion plate, and undisputed karaoke queen at local joint, The Gutter.*Full Review @ Gizmos Reviews*https://gizmosreviews.blogspot.com/20...
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  • Emmalita
    January 1, 1970
    I have been reading but not reviewing Sarah Kuhn’s Heroine Complex series. I was very happy to get an ARC of Unsung Heroine from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. At some point I will review the three previous books – Heroine Complex, Heroine Worship, and Heroine’s Journey. I will say now that they are fun books, and you should definitely read them before picking up this novella.Unsung Heroine focuses on Lucy Valdez, the bodyguard with no superpowers, but awesome fighting skills, a kil I have been reading but not reviewing Sarah Kuhn’s Heroine Complex series. I was very happy to get an ARC of Unsung Heroine from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. At some point I will review the three previous books – Heroine Complex, Heroine Worship, and Heroine’s Journey. I will say now that they are fun books, and you should definitely read them before picking up this novella.Unsung Heroine focuses on Lucy Valdez, the bodyguard with no superpowers, but awesome fighting skills, a killer fashion sense, reigning karaoke champion, and a deep love of British mystery shows. She is also in love with Rose Rorick, head of the San Francisco Police Department’s Demon Unit. During Evie’s bachelorette party in Heroine Worship, Lucy had stated she was ready to pursue a romance with Rose. But now, she has decided they can never be more than friends. Everyone, including Rose, find this confusing."What? But you said . . .” Her brow furrowed as she tried to recall the words I’d blathered out six months ago at her bachelorette party. “That you were taking things slow because you wanted her to get to know the real you, the one underneath all the flash and fabulousness—”“Which she has. And that’s why it’s too late. I miscalculated completely, Evie. She does know the real me—all too well. And that means we are now forever stranded in the utopia that is Friendlandia.”In this novella, Lucy has to deal with competition to her karaoke crown and her fear of being vulnerable enough to accept that Rose sees the real Lucy Valdez, and still wants her. Lucy and Rose don’t have superpowers like Tanaka/Chang women, but they have experience and training. They are capable of saving the day without the superheroes. Evie, Aveda and Bea are present in the book, and Evie and Aveda have some great friendship moments with Lucy. In order to solve the most recent outbreak of demonic activity, Lucy has to figure out how to open up to people.Kuhn’s bouncy and bright series gives us an ungritty urban fantasy without an apocalypse. Life is going on as usual in San Francisco, but there are a occasional demons and the superheroes who fight them. The relationships between the women are as, if not more, important that their relationships with their romantic partners. This really is a fun series and I encourage you to start with Heroine Complex, and then read all of them.
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  • michelle (magical reads)
    January 1, 1970
    3.5 starsread on my blogI adore the Heroine Worship series, and I was so excited to hear about the next three books and the novella that connects them. Then I heard Unsung Heroine had a f/f relationship and I was even more eager to read it. Unsung Heroine was an exciting read with so many great female characters.Unfortunately, it's been a minute since I've read the first three books, so my memory of these events are a little fuzzy. However, I still loved returning to this world with these amazin 3.5 starsread on my blogI adore the Heroine Worship series, and I was so excited to hear about the next three books and the novella that connects them. Then I heard Unsung Heroine had a f/f relationship and I was even more eager to read it. Unsung Heroine was an exciting read with so many great female characters.Unfortunately, it's been a minute since I've read the first three books, so my memory of these events are a little fuzzy. However, I still loved returning to this world with these amazing characters. Going into Lucy's head was nice; I certainly felt and understood her struggles to open up to people.I loved Lucy, Aveda, and Evie's friendship! Their scenes together were so wonderful; I love seeing women supporting women. It was also refreshing that, despite a lot of evidence pointing to Celine as the villain, they didn't immediately suspect her. Female enmity is so pervasive in our society that I just automatically assumed things based on very little evidence. Again, women supporting women!Lucy and Rose's relationship was so cute too. Even though I wanted to scream at Lucy for turning down Rose, I knew it came from good intentions because she didn't think she deserved Rose, which is just, so good.Again, it's been a while since I've read the first few books, so I was fairly confused on the timing of the events in this book. That, combined with the months-old texts interspersed, made the timeline a little fuzzy to me. I did get that it takes place before Heroine's Journey though.Unsung Heroine was a great bridge between the first and second trilogies in this series. The female friendships were amazing, and I loved the steamy f/f romance. I can't wait for the next few books in the Heroine series!
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  • Jenna
    January 1, 1970
    Cute and bubbly even though it manages to discuss baring yourself in both friend and romantic relationships, past traumas, and some of the more twisty turns of Lucy’s thought patterns. A fun read if a bit bizarre with the back and forth in time. Cute romance but needed more of on-page time.
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  • Sarah Wright
    January 1, 1970
    3.5/5 stars — a cute novella full of Buffy-style humor and supernatural butt-kickingUnsung Heroine is billed as a bridge between the Heroine Complex trilogy and an upcoming trilogy in the same world that will also be written by Sarah Kuhn. I'd like to emphasize the 'bridge' aspect, because I attempted to use this novella as an entry point into the series in anticipation of the new trilogy with very mixed results. (That was my bad; I did my best to keep my initial disorientation with the characte 3.5/5 stars — a cute novella full of Buffy-style humor and supernatural butt-kickingUnsung Heroine is billed as a bridge between the Heroine Complex trilogy and an upcoming trilogy in the same world that will also be written by Sarah Kuhn. I'd like to emphasize the 'bridge' aspect, because I attempted to use this novella as an entry point into the series in anticipation of the new trilogy with very mixed results. (That was my bad; I did my best to keep my initial disorientation with the characters/canon from influencing my review.) My point: if you read the Heroine Complex novels and enjoyed them, you'll probably love Unsung Heroine!For me, the style—a voicy, bouncy main character who loves frilly fashion, karaoke, and cool knives in equal measure and weathers all kinds of slapstick supernatural attacks—felt a bit old hat. Anyone familiar with Buffy the Vampire Slayer will draw that comparison right away, and while I loved the cast full of characters of color and the f/f romantic side plot, it was difficult not to see Lucy Valdez as Buffy lite. (view spoiler)[(It also felt odd that the eventual sexual encounter between Lucy and Rose was so explicit. The rest of the novella felt like something that could've aired on prime time TV in terms of its intended audience, so I was a bit blindsided by the sudden detour into erotica. Again, this may not have been such a surprise to people who've read the main series, so it didn't count against my rating.) (hide spoiler)]However, the aspects of the novella I enjoyed outnumbered those I didn't. As I mentioned, it was lovely to have a cast with lots of POC, particularly ones who were given space to discuss, in some cases, the obstacles they've faced as society has tried to slot them into familiar stereotypes. I'm also a big fan of snarky, extroverted protagonists who brawl with supernatural creatures; Unsung Heroine had a few of those, and Lucy was their queen. Lucy was excellent for many reasons, not least because she mentioned that she didn't believe in women tearing each other down out of jealousy.(She was also multidimensional in both lighthearted and serious ways—her addiction to British murder mysteries was hilariously relatable, and her fear of commitment and emotional vulnerability added a welcome serious note to the story.)Long story short, I wasn't blown away by Unsung Heroine, but that was partially my fault for thinking I could leap into the middle of a series and catch up as I read. What I did enjoy was Sarah Kuhn's talent for blending quirky humor and real emotional depth into a fun, action-heavy story. I'm looking forward to picking up more of her books...starting at the beginning, this time! * I received an advance copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. **
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  • Realms & Robots
    January 1, 1970
    Unsung Heroine is the epitome of a great time, matching down-to-earth characters with larger-than-life scenarios to hilarious effect. This isn’t your typical superhero team fighting evil demons who threaten the world with extinction. This is a team of deeply connected friends working their hardest to defeat demons that manifest in the most absurd ways. You’ll laugh your ass off as you read the intense fight scenes, trying to decide which is more terrifying: a possessed microphone cord intent on Unsung Heroine is the epitome of a great time, matching down-to-earth characters with larger-than-life scenarios to hilarious effect. This isn’t your typical superhero team fighting evil demons who threaten the world with extinction. This is a team of deeply connected friends working their hardest to defeat demons that manifest in the most absurd ways. You’ll laugh your ass off as you read the intense fight scenes, trying to decide which is more terrifying: a possessed microphone cord intent on strangling a newfound diva, or a handheld microphone that sprouts teeth and flies around with a mind of its own. I was surprised at how intensely I was able to connect with the characters. We get to know Lucy well, getting a glimpse under the surface of her sparkling persona to see the pain she’s overcome in her life. The novella is a love story at the core, showing us how complicated relationships can be, especially between friends who’ve cared for each other for so long. Pair that kind of deep narrative with a high stakes karaoke competition and unexpected demons and you have a hit.Overall, Unsung Heroine is fun, heartfelt, and hilarious. You’ll fly dramatically between moments of sorrow, of love, and of danger tinged with humor. In a way, the book is the epitome of divahood, proving that no matter what, the show must go on.NOTE: I was provided a free copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for my honest, unbiased review.
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  • Sharonda Isadora
    January 1, 1970
    Okay, this was cute and absolutely funny. Did I mention cute?This is a novella in the series and follows personal trainer, jack-of-all-trades Lucy Valdez and her wife Rose Rorick. We get a prologue of our couple, then their backstory of how they came to be said couple. This is essentially what Unsung Heroine is about but add in a serious dose of karaoke, rogue demons who seemingly don't like singing....and a cast of hilariously kooky characters.Reading how Lucy who kinda-sorta fought her feeling Okay, this was cute and absolutely funny. Did I mention cute?This is a novella in the series and follows personal trainer, jack-of-all-trades Lucy Valdez and her wife Rose Rorick. We get a prologue of our couple, then their backstory of how they came to be said couple. This is essentially what Unsung Heroine is about but add in a serious dose of karaoke, rogue demons who seemingly don't like singing....and a cast of hilariously kooky characters.Reading how Lucy who kinda-sorta fought her feelings for Rose was relate-able. Attempting to figure out if someone likes you just as much as you like them is nerve-wracking. But once you do find out they do like JUST as much, you now wonder if they still will once they find out you're not as "confident" as you seem. This is Lucy's dilemma...kinda-sorta.I won't give too much away as I feel like because this is a novella too much typing will you know...tell the tale. So I'll leave with this. If you love reading stories about that couple finally getting together after everyone of their friends are like "would ya'll just hurry up and get together already!" then you will love Unsung Heroine. And I mean, there is karaoke and demons...you can't pass that up....like at all. **Thank you to NetGalley/Publisher for the opportunity to read/review.
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  • Sarah
    January 1, 1970
    I think this series will have some fans, and deservedly so, but I am not going to be one of them. I keep searching for fast-paced action/adventure stories starring kick-ass women, but this and similar others (/The frame-up/, /The private life of Jane Maxwell/, etc.) feel like we're collectively still stumbling and toddling, trying to figure out what a strong woman looks like if she doesn't look like a straight-laced bitch. Sorry for the sidetrack.This novella is part of a series, but you don't h I think this series will have some fans, and deservedly so, but I am not going to be one of them. I keep searching for fast-paced action/adventure stories starring kick-ass women, but this and similar others (/The frame-up/, /The private life of Jane Maxwell/, etc.) feel like we're collectively still stumbling and toddling, trying to figure out what a strong woman looks like if she doesn't look like a straight-laced bitch. Sorry for the sidetrack.This novella is part of a series, but you don't have to have read all the books. (You definitely need to read book 1, and probably book 2, but I haven't read book 3 and it didn't hurt the reading in the slightest.)One thing this series does that's nice is that each novel(la) is from the point of view of a different important character. It's nice that we get to hear from each of them. Unfortunately, this has allowed the author to be a bit lazy with each character in the not-her books. Like, we'll get to hear from Character 2 later/we heard her story before, so in Character 4's book, Character 2 is shallow, unrealistic, and unbelievable. It has really hurt the storytelling.This series as a whole is suggested for larger public libraries but smaller libraries might want to wait until there is a patron request.
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  • Lauren
    January 1, 1970
    If you’re a fan of the “Heroine Complex” trilogy, then I’m sure you’ll fall right in with this universe. It’s fascinating to follow this particular story from not any of the Tanakas or the powerful Aveda Jupiter, but rather from their trainer that we’ve only gotten to know only a little bit about.This short read really touches on the subject of having self-imposed walls up that keep you from going after what you want. That is probably something you wouldn’t expect out of the fabulous Lucy Valdez If you’re a fan of the “Heroine Complex” trilogy, then I’m sure you’ll fall right in with this universe. It’s fascinating to follow this particular story from not any of the Tanakas or the powerful Aveda Jupiter, but rather from their trainer that we’ve only gotten to know only a little bit about.This short read really touches on the subject of having self-imposed walls up that keep you from going after what you want. That is probably something you wouldn’t expect out of the fabulous Lucy Valdez. But as this story succeeds in telling, sometimes it’s worth letting down your guard once in a while.This novella is meant to serve as a bridge between the original trilogy and the new trilogy Sarah Kuhn is about to embark on. While I’m not quite sure how - especially since the story is set between “Heroine Worship” and “Heroine’s Journey” - I guess that’s something I’ll have to wait and see in the foreseeable future.
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  • Krys
    January 1, 1970
    Thanks to Netgalley and the publisher I was able to read this novella in exchange for an honest review.***Unsung Heroine by Sarah Kuhn is a novella that is supposed to act as a bridge between her first trilogy and her upcoming one.This novella is about Lucy Valdez, karaoke queen and badass bodyguard/fight trainer for a superhero duo. This quick, action packed read follows her being her amazing unpowered self as she saves the day during a karaoke competition, gets the girl, and becomes more aware Thanks to Netgalley and the publisher I was able to read this novella in exchange for an honest review.***Unsung Heroine by Sarah Kuhn is a novella that is supposed to act as a bridge between her first trilogy and her upcoming one.This novella is about Lucy Valdez, karaoke queen and badass bodyguard/fight trainer for a superhero duo. This quick, action packed read follows her being her amazing unpowered self as she saves the day during a karaoke competition, gets the girl, and becomes more aware of her own emotions and is better for it.I’ve seen Heroine Complex around previously and have been interested in reading it. Although I was left a little lost as to who everyone was in this I still found the story to be fairly fun.
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  • Helen Kord
    January 1, 1970
    This was such a delight to read! Despite it's rocky start, where the story keeps jumping back and forth in time, once it gets going, it's wonderful. Fun, quirky without being unbearably so, with a relatable heroine who keeps running away from her problems, and an absolutely swoony love interest detective, I ended up falling in love and was even shedding some tears by the end. This was maybe the first time a book I wasn't really into for the first 30ish% turned around so spectacularly it's immedi This was such a delight to read! Despite it's rocky start, where the story keeps jumping back and forth in time, once it gets going, it's wonderful. Fun, quirky without being unbearably so, with a relatable heroine who keeps running away from her problems, and an absolutely swoony love interest detective, I ended up falling in love and was even shedding some tears by the end. This was maybe the first time a book I wasn't really into for the first 30ish% turned around so spectacularly it's immediately going onto my f/f rec list I'm working on.And look at that GORGEOUS cover!!!! Less of that cartoon cover bullshit, more beautiful illustrated covers like this please
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  • Lindsey Collins
    January 1, 1970
    The time has come. It's time for Lucy to get her own story and Sarah Kuhn does a fantastic job in this novella. Lucy is the only member of the Jupiter/Tanaka Ltd superheroine team that doesn't have any supernatural ability. Lucy's story is more than just a sidekick story. It's a journey of Lucy becoming not just another member of a superhero team, but becoming a fleshed out story full of hope, love, and karaoke. If you liked the previous books in the heroine complex series you'll love learning m The time has come. It's time for Lucy to get her own story and Sarah Kuhn does a fantastic job in this novella. Lucy is the only member of the Jupiter/Tanaka Ltd superheroine team that doesn't have any supernatural ability. Lucy's story is more than just a sidekick story. It's a journey of Lucy becoming not just another member of a superhero team, but becoming a fleshed out story full of hope, love, and karaoke. If you liked the previous books in the heroine complex series you'll love learning more about Lucy.
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  • Greymalkin
    January 1, 1970
    Hooray!!! I've been wanting Lucy's story and this was very fun. I loved that Lucy got her HEA and Rose was really wonderful. It was also nice that the Celine plotline went a nicer way than it was set up to be. It made Lucy's insight and love of performing a real plot point instead of just a character quirk.
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  • Mary Saha
    January 1, 1970
    Best one yetOk. Now I need more Rose and Lucy. Lots more. And Celine. Can we get one from Rose's pov? This was just the kind of warm fuzzy pick me up I needed today. Unfortunately these books always seem to make me hungry and I have no petit fours. Other than that wonderful and five stars!
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  • Laura
    January 1, 1970
    FunThis was a quick fun read with lesbian romance, karaoke battles, demon microphones and learning to deal with feelings. If you like the other books in this series then this is a must read.
  • Brittany
    January 1, 1970
    I want more!!!!
  • Danielle Mccoy
    January 1, 1970
    I'm so happy to finally have Lucy and Rose's story! It was a fun read. A happy little romance with demons thrown in.
  • Kayla
    January 1, 1970
    *I received a digital copy of this book from NetGelley in exchange for an honest review*Since last year, I have been an avid fan of Kuhn's Heroine Complex series. This novella is set before Heroine's Journey, and follows Lucy Valdez, badass bodyguard to a superheroine duo in San Francisco. This little gem packs all the usual demon fighting, mystery, and food as the other installments that I love! I enjoyed hearing Lucy's voice a bit more, since she's a bit more of a background character in previ *I received a digital copy of this book from NetGelley in exchange for an honest review*Since last year, I have been an avid fan of Kuhn's Heroine Complex series. This novella is set before Heroine's Journey, and follows Lucy Valdez, badass bodyguard to a superheroine duo in San Francisco. This little gem packs all the usual demon fighting, mystery, and food as the other installments that I love! I enjoyed hearing Lucy's voice a bit more, since she's a bit more of a background character in previous books. It was nice to see how her courtship with cop Rose Rorick evolved from friendship to true love. Packed to the gills with cool fashion, karaoke solos, and of course positive female relationships, this is a great opener for the next step in the series!
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