The Charm Offensive By Alison Cochrun Book Review, Plot, Representation, Trigger warning, Quotes & Ending (Spoilers)!
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- Plot Of The Charm Offensive
- Book Review
- Trigger Warnings
- Ending of The Charm Offensive (Spoilers)
Plot Of The Charm Offensive:-
Book Review OF The Charm Offensive By Alison Cochrun:-
There were many hiccups in their romance, but these characters find their way towards each other. The ending does take away from the credibility of the novel, As it feels far-fetched and not probable, however, the book does promise a swoon-worthy romance, and it does deliver it till the end of the novel.
- Indian American gay main character – Dev
- gay main character with generalized anxiety, panic disorder, and OCD – Charlie
- Chinese American bi side character –Jules
- lesbian side character –Daphne
- gay side character -Ryan
- Muslim pan side character
- Black bi side character.
Trigger warning In The Charm Offensive By Alison Cochrun:-
Panic attacks, biphobia, homophobia, vomiting.
Ending Of The Charm Offensive (Spoilers)
Charlie and Dev could not control their attraction towards each other, which lead to them hooking up during the show. But Dev has to leave the show- as a result of Charlie confessing his feelings in front of the production crew. A fall in Dev’s mental health led him to seek therapy. In the end, Dev’s and Charlie’s footage are included in the episodes, and Charlie shows his true feelings in front of the audience of Ever after. The book ends with Dev rushing in the live show of ever after, where he confesses his love for Charlie and they end up together.
The Charm Offensive By Alison Cochrun Quotes:-
1.” I realized my happiness can’t be contingent on another person. I have been learning how to be healthy on my own, And wherever he is, I hope Dev’s doing the same thing”
2.” I learned I deserve love–Both platonic and romantic.”
3.” I’m not even a prince anymore” he argues. “I’m just a man about to talk to another man about how a third man broke my heart on national television”
” You can do that in a f**king crown”
4.” I’ve learned it’s possible to be so in love with an idea of something, you can be blinded to the reality. And I have learned I want something real. ”
5.” I would tell her to stop chasing someone else’s idea of love. And I would tell her she deserves the kind of love she truly wants.”
6.” I don’t think happily ever after is something that happens to yourself, Dev. I think it’s something you choose for yourself.”
7. ” Most people don’t fall in love in two months, but sometimes you meet people and you just know. And then we put them on a boat in Bali, Because who can resist falling in love on a boat? ”
8. “You deserve the love you have been orchestrating for other people for the last six years. You deserve a happily ever after”
9. “You are deserving of my love just as you are, and you are deserving of his love, too”
10. ” You don’t need romantic love to be complete or to be happy. If you don’t want those things then you don’t want them. But I want to make sure you’re giving up your old romantic ideals because you don’t want them. Not because you think you don’t deserve them.”
11. ” Why have I let the world convince me I’m not enough without romance?”
12. “They were the person who helped me figure out I’m biromantic, the person who helped me feel okay about being sex-repulsed. They see me exactly as I am while also helping me become a truer version of myself”
13. ” I fell in love with Charlie, I fell in love with Daphne, who has become one of my closest friends, It’s not romantic love, but I think it matters as much.”
14. “Fairy tales aren’t real. Happily ever afters aren’t real. I’ve been clinging to these false romantic ideals about marriage and monogamy and domesticity–my entire life, maybe it’s time to stop basing my ideas of love on these fabricated narratives. I’m happy now. I’m healthy. I’ve signed with an agent for my script. I’m pursuing my goals. Why have I let the world convince me I’m not enough without romance? ”