Fangirling Chinese Novels


My Darling (我的曼达林) — Chapter 1.1

You know you’ve been away a long time when you’ve forgotten what to do in a routine that used to be second nature. I was completely out of sorts and took twice as long to put a post together. I’ll be answering comments as soon as I can get to them, but forgive me for the delay. 🙂 Thank you, everybody, for the warm welcome back. ❤

Chu Jian’s an entrepreneur. 🙂 And are you catching hints of the awkwardness and tension between them yet?

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My Darling (我的曼达林) — Introduction and Prologue

Hope you have all been well. 🙂 I have finally settled on my new project and am ready to start posting regularly again. My apologies for the delay.

A little explanation for why it took so long to bring the next project to you guys, some introductory words from me, and then, the translation of the prologue. 🙂

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Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) — Weibo Random Scene #3


To all the wonderful readers of this blog, wishing you a most blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year, from Peanuts and myself. Thank you for all your support!

This random scene was posted a long time ago, at the same time as the Really, Really Miss You and Beautiful Bones versions. I completely forgot about it until a few days ago and then, with pre-Christmas busyness, didn’t get to it until now. Hope you like it. ❤

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Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) — Weibo Random Scene


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Surprise! Anyone missing Tong Nian and Gun? Maybe the author heard your cries because a few days ago, she posted a random little scene in her weibo featuring our couple. It’s just a few sentences, but I thought anyone going through withdrawal might enjoy this. 🙂

(Also, this is a reminder to those who read the concluding chapter before last week, Wednesday at 8:00 a.m., that version was incomplete. I highly advise that you go back and re-read the last chapter and the epilogue.)

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