4.6The night before their wedding, her fiancee ran off with his mistress. Out of frustration, she grabbed the man standing in front of the Civil Affairs Office, "President Mo, your bride has not arrived and my groom has run away...May I suggest we get married?" Before marriage, she said, "Even if we were to share the same bed, nothing would happen between us!" After marriage, he said, "If we don't try, how would we know?"
4.4In a fantasy world where martial artists can split mountains and creeks with a wave of their hand and break rivers with a kick, there exists a little restaurant like this. The restaurant isn't large, but it is a place where countless apex existences will rush into. There, you can taste egg-fried rice made from phoenix eggs and dragon blood rice. There, you can drink strong wine brewed from vermillion fruit and water from the fountain of life. There, you can taste the barbecued meat of a ninth grade supreme beast sprinkled with black pepper. What? You want to abduct the chef? That's not going to happen, because there's a tenth grade divine beast, the Hellhound, lying at the entrance. Oh, that chef also has a robotic assistant that killed a ninth grade supreme being with a single hand and a group of crazy women whose stomachs were conquered. --------- Releasing: Mon, Thu, Fri, and Weekends
4.4Three years ago, the animals and plants on Earth underwent crazy and unexplainable changes that included transformations, reversions, and the addition of otherworldly species. And it was the start of a brand-new type of profession in the new generation of humanity - Monster Trainers, people who specialized in taming monsters. On his 18th birthday, the protagonist of the story, Gao Peng, suddenly received the ability of being able to see the attribute data frame of monsters. With his ability, he aspired to become the strongest monster trainer that ever lived while looking for a method to revive his parents!
4.2After the Catastrophe, every rule in the world was rewritten. In the Age of Black Iron, steel, iron, steam engines and fighting force became the crux in which human beings depended on to survive. A commoner boy by the name Zhang Tie was selected by the gods of fortune and was gifted a small tree which could constantly produce various marvelous fruits. At the same time, Zhang Tie was thrown into the flames of war, a three-hundred-year war between humans and demons on the vacant continent. Using crystals to tap into the potentials of the human body, one must cultivate to become stronger. The thrilling legends of mysterious clans, secrets of Oriental fantasies, numerous treasures and legacies in the underground world — All in the Castle of Black Iron! Written by Drunk Tiger, this novel is a prime example of fantasy steampunk. Let us journey through the world of limitless possibilities and inventions together! ------ **Warning: This novel contains mature content**
4.4I am the best when it comes to taking divergent paths. With just a flip of my hand, I shall take the path less commonly travelled. I search far and wide, only to find myself unbeatable and unrivaled. So now I ask, who else can match my awesomeness? Acting tough is second nature to me and I am a lone wolf. The road is long and winding but I shan’t feel lonely as long as I am able to act tough! Life and death bore me and I do whatever I deem fit. “Young man, way back when I started acting tough, you were still learning how to put on your underpants!” Xu Que thus decided to take the path of acting tough. He decided to act tough every single god-damned day. If he wasn’t acting tough, he was scheming for the best way to act tough!
4.6“You’re not taking me to bed. Ever.” “Who said it had to be on the bed?” “What?! You wouldn’t dare kick me off the bed, and I will not share it with you!” “The only reason I would force you out is so I can have you on the floor.” She gritted her teeth and glared at her grinning husband. “Go fuck yourself!” she hissed. “Only if you show me how,” he winked back. Once the tabloids released an article claiming business tycoon Shen Yi was gay, his family forced him to date and seek a relationship to stave off the false accusations. After many failed encounters, Shen Yi came upon Lu Xinyi. Orphaned since childhood, Lu Xinyi had no safe haven left the moment her boyfriend and her best friend betrayed her. Losing her only treasures left, she felt like dying inside as soon as she boarded that ship. However, after a week-long cruise with Shen Yi, she struck a deal with him. Now the Young Madam of the most powerful Shen family, Lu Xinyi turned into a better version of herself. She would not only fight back against those who had hurt her, but she had also taken a shot at accomplishing her father's broken dream. Attending the country's most prestigious culinary school, Silver Leaf Academy, Lu Xinyi was compelled to compete not only for herself but also for her husband’s pride. Through Shen Yi's love and support, she dreamed to emerge victorious one assault after another from a family that she had long abandoned. Oh, but love for food can be a dangerous thing! As Lu Xinyi and her friends struggle to survive the competition and schemes, more and greater challenges await her, putting her love (for food and Shen Yi) to the test. Little Miss Series (1) Little Miss Devil: The President's Mischievous Wife (2) Little Miss Witch: Revenge of the Tainted Angel (3) Little Miss Sunshine: Conquer the Emperor's Heart (4) Little Miss Trouble: The Emperor's Rebellious Consort (5) Little Miss Heiress: The 30 Days Free Trial Lover (6) Little Miss Fae: Banshee in the Modern World (7) Little Miss Immortal: The Nine-Tailed Imperial Consort Official Website: https://www.anjeerikunovels.com/ Join our discussion on discord: https://discord.gg/DjFUwGK Buy me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/anjeeriku Donations: paypal.me/anjeeriku
4.5Ira, a cold arrogant tyrant wanted to stand at the top of the ladder at all cost which included even her family. In the end, all she got was desolation... She left her husband, And everyone left her one by one. Her child, her Father, her brother, and her mother... Reborn a decade before at a turning point of her life, she was given a second chance. She was pregnant again… 'The two lines on the result window of the pregnancy strip which felt like prison bars in my last life will be my wings this time.' She caressed her belly and cried: "Baby, thank you for coming to me again. Mommy's sorry for not appreciating you in the past." -------------------- She vomited due to morning sickness. He wiped her mouth with his fingertips, giving her water. "Stop! It's yucky" Ira protested. "It is just spit." Viv said. "And some pizza I ate in the evening," she smiled smugly. _______________________ My discord: https://discord.gg/4MGHKfp www.patreon.com/miaomiao11
4.2On the Great Land of China, forces clashed for the sake of supremacy and Bloodline Warriors ran amok; the conflict of the strong threatened to shatter heaven and earth. A young man named Lu Li—nothing more than a humble Coffin Carrier from the Northern Desert—came along with Lu Ling, his sister. The two were regarded as puny insects and bullied, but little did people know that Lu Li had the strongest Bloodline in him of them all. He mounted the most handsome of horses and drank the strongest of wines; He bedded the most beautiful of ladies and murdered the most hated of people; He told a huge lie and carried with him an ill-reputation undeserved; He traveled all by his lonesome and danced with devils; He had given his word that he would come back, that he would be strong. And it was because of this that she was still waiting in the city—alone.
4.2In a remote oriental country, there is a small and odd restaurant that has refused the three-star rating by the Michelin Guide several times. “The price is fairly expensive over there, 288RMB for a set meal of Egg Fried Rice and a bowl of soup. Ah, and an extra small plate of pickled vegetables as well. Even so, there are still a long line of people queuing up and waiting for a taste. Reservations are not accepted there, only waiting and queuing personally is allowed. “Numerous people fly there on their private planes just to queue up. Furthermore, parking bays and parking spots are not provided there. The service is terrible here. Customers have to clear the tableware themselves and wipe the table as well. For god’s sake, the boss is literally crazy.” ---Michelin Guide ----- Release Rate: 5 Chapters/Week; will be released on Mon, Wed, Fri and Weekend;
4.4In a world where its inhabitants can destroy a city wall single-handedly, the empress has a kirin as her pet, and the imperial palace of Great Xia has a pool containing a dragon. There is also a Sword Mountain where spirit swords occasionally leave in search of a master . Bootlicking the empress, Ren Baqian ascended to the apex of life.
4.1Tired of the schemes and strifes of city life, Bei Feng finally returned to his hometown in the countryside. While picking asters 'neath the Eastern fence; My gaze upon the Southern mountain rests; Rearing a few chickens and ducks, I shall lead a simple and leisurely life! However, who would have thought that fate would play a huge joke on Bei Feng? All kinds of magical items and beings of the Myriad Worlds could actually be fished out of the Ancient Well in his yard! Even a chicken reeled out of the well ended up chasing Bei Feng all over the yard and beating him black and blue... speechless and aggrieved, he asked the Heavens: if, that day, I’d fished out a dragon instead of a chicken, what would’ve happened to me?!
4.6After Kendra Johnson lived her life under great difficulties she finally died and taught that was it. But the fate made bet with her. She awakened in the body of a weak child that was close to dying. Should she take a chance and live this life with full breath? Even tho the body was weak, but the mind of the person that already lived a full life. ''I will make my wishes come true.'' ''I will travel the world and explore the continents.'' ''I can understand all the languages? Great with me I don't need a damn translator.'' ''I need money so let's dive to the depths of the ocean and look for 1000 years old pearls.'' There is this man who can't let go. There is the other who thinks he is important. There are many birds and bees. ''But what I want is just travel around and one day find a quiet spot and enjoy my life.'' ---------------------------------------------- This IS original. NOT a translation. I planned to give you 2-3 chapters a week and ended up writing every day. Should I change it? Took the picture from a free download from www.pixabay.com For music, I often hear --- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjzHeG1KWoonmf9d5KBvSiw
4.6There are three stories in this book. The first is the main story. The next two are the side characters' love stories. BOOK ONE: (COMPLETED) She closed her eyes and recalled that day which was the lowest point of her life that led almost to depths of despair and might have ruined her future. "Without that incident, will I be able to reach all of these? Would my life had been better or worst? Should I be thanking him now instead of hating him?" Without delay, he hugged her tightly. He heard her gasped a little and stiffened. Thus, he loosened his hold but didn't let go. He whispered in her ear, "I'll make sure I'm the first and last man in your life." She loosened up then rest her head on his chest and softly said, "they said a conservative man is a novelty nowadays, are you?" "Yeah, I'm a novelty borne just for you." This is a story combining cooking with romance. Let's accompany a girl named Beauty Ferol, on her journey from being bullied to find love while exploring the world of culinary with the support of a certain Your Romeo. Expect to see a lot of dishes that spiced up their lives. From the author: This is my first time writing a novel and I'm not a native English speaker. I want to thank for droopy for editing the first 60 chapters. BOOK TWO (Contained IGMB's two side characters' love stories) PART 1: ELUSIVE MISS' PORTRAIT (Sheila's and Hugh's Love Story - COMPLETED) Hugh can't forget her sad face and bewitches him. He paints her face in a canvas and searches for her. For two years he searches but ends missing her. He gives up and leaves it to fate. Unexpectedly, the next time he sees her will be at his cousin's wedding, as his partner. PART 2: JOHN'S ADVENTUROUS ROMANCE (Dr. John Rivera's love story is full of romance, drama, and action. All characters from the main story will be inter-playing here.-COMPLETED) Dr. John Rivera believes the Diane Castillon who newly stepped out from his office was exactly the person he fell in love with back in college, but he heard she died years ago. She remembers him. That John, girls surrounds him, and she doesn’t want anything to do with him. He lost the battle before because of his hesitations. But this time, he will aggressively pursue her and make her his forever… but there’s more waiting for John and will bring him to an adventurous ride of his life. Please read my latest and ongoing book: https://www.webnovel.com/book/12541147405825205/Tales-of-the-Legendary-Adviser
4.1Ye Jiayao finds herself back in time in the body of Ye Jinxuan. After many twists, she thought that she would finally be able to lead a simple life and achieve her dream of opening the best restaurant in Huai Song. However, there are villains constantly trying to bring her down.
4.4There is no such thing as 20000 word of listing ingredients and methods of cooking as one reviewer said. Completely false review without reading the story. ............................ The Best chef on Earth, Known as the Golden Hands due to his unmatched skills in cooking and monstrous talent has died. After waking up he finds himself in the hands of young women. Knowing he had died, his only thought is that he had reincarnated. But the world he reincarnated in is the famous Food Wars anime where chefs are highly respected and praised. What will the Former Golden Hands chef do?? will he distance himself from cooking? or will he prove that he is the best in the field? Again.
4.4Overnight, Adrian's life changes bordering on apocalyptic levels of insanity. His calm yet sad life as a fat antisocial sociopath comes to a screeching halt as he has an intervention with... gods? But why!? All I did was make some character for an obviously bootlegged game! Why is this happening to me? I have to level up and prepare for some cataclysm? That hilariously outrageous background I gave my character came to reality? And my... you... you bastards made me into a girl!!! AAAHHHHHHHH!!! How will the borderline Adrian... I mean, Elizabeth fare, now that she has to live through a game like existence. Will her ever depressed, sad excuse for a personality ever develop? Probably not... (But hey, I'll do my best to make this novel, not suck; fam-lit-squad-bros~) With Book 2 done, here comes the shamelessness... Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=19948943 Paypal: paypal.me/VermillionYormsky
4.0He was reborn as Harry Potter, but at the wrong time. That wasn't the only problem. As time passed, he found that it wasn't the same world as Harry Potter which he knew from the novel. One of the biggest differences was polygamy in the Wizarding world, but well it is great since he has a harem system. It's like "Favorite food and doctor recommended it when ill." Join the journey of Harry, a young wizard who embark on the road of friendship, passion, and love, to become the Harem Lord! Biggest Harem ever! First Arc: The Boy Who Lived Second Arc: Ilvermorny(american wizarding school) Please give a review after reading this novel. Help me add the tags: Academy, Adopted Protagonist, Adultery, Age Progression, Alchemy, Anal, Army Building, Arrogant Characters, Artificial Intelligence, BDSM, Boss-Subordinate Relationship, Caring Protagonist, Celebrities, Character Growth, Charming Protagonist, Child Protagonist, Cold Love Interests, Confident Protagonist, Conspiracies, Cooking, Cousins, Death of Loved Ones, Demi-Humans, devoted love interest, Divine Protection, Dragons, Dwarfs, Exhibitionism, Familial Love, Famous Protagonist, Fellatio, Game Elements, Goblins, Handjob, Harem-seeking Protagonist, Hiding True Abilities, Incest, Magic, Male Protagonist, Multiple Identities, Nobles, Nurses, Older Love Interests, Paizuri, Phoenixes, R-18, Sex Friends, Sexual Cultivation Technique, Shapeshifters, Threesome, Time Skip, Transformation Ability, Transported into Another World, Tsundere, Wars, Wizards, Witches, Yandere Disclaimer: Neither cover nor original story belongs to me. If anyone of them has a problem, I will take it down or delete it entirely.
4.8「 WARNING!!!: Bad Grammar and greatly reduces your reading experience, don't read this novel if you don't like bad grammar !!! I've warned you 」 ------------------------------------------------ Hyoujou Akira, a young man who has a talent for painting but because his family runs a restaurant, he is also forced to learn to cook, but one day he thought of integrating cuisine and painting, that's creating his own style of cooking. One day, his grandmother offered him to enter the Totsuki Culinary School, which is an elite school of the Elite. How about he's cooking trip, Just Read This Fanfic. ------------------------------------------------ 「 Note: English is not My Native Language So that I use Google Translate So that my Grammar very bad. 」 「 Update: according to my mood to write something, if it's good, I can update chapters to 3 chapters/day, if it's normal 2 chapters/day, and if it's bad only 1 chapter/day.」 「 Tags: Cooking, Overpower MC, MC with Two personalities, Arrogant MC, Subplot Romance. 」 Support me on Patreon, to be more active in renewing the Chapter. Goal: 100 $ in a month = 2 Chapter / day for Next Month Patreon; https://www.patreon.com/GrandCaster
4.3Ikki Isaku, a 17 years old boy, a student in a vocational school majoring in culinary, return to his hometown for summer vacation. When collecting cooking ingredient is a mountain near his town, accidentally he found a cave and interested in exploring that cave. An unfortunate event happens when he exploring the cave, he falls into an abyss inside the cave. His consciousness faded as his body falls into darkness in that dark abyss. When he wakes up, he already in another person body. The body he currently lives in is the body of sole heirs of Baron Harvard, young master Henry Harvard, that due to an incident in his trip, fallen from his horse and lost his consciousness and even his life. What will Ikki do in his new life as a young master in Harvard castle? Check also our other collaboration series in here: https://www.webnovel.com/book/10935956806210505 You can support me in Patreon : https://www.patreon.com/Lord_Haart and at ko-fi: ko-fi.com/lord_haart
3.6Bai Lu grew up in a mysterious prison, where he learnt many interesting abilities. Also, he had inherited godly cooking skills and possessed exceptional culinary talent. In a stroke of fate, he arrived in the capital city and opened a shop. Since then, the world has gained an unconventional restaurant, with an eccentric chef, and many odd things have happened. The Maverick Chef, Bai Lu. ---------- Translator's note: This is Hammy here. Thanks for the support! There would be one chapter released per day. Please help to vote for this novel.
4.1Your typical story where a young man was summoned to another world and began his journey as a hero to save the world. Sylvester Atkins, was summoned from Earth into a fantasy world called Aestes. A place full of man’s dream and fantasy. A place where magic became normal. A place where monster roamed the world. A place where the strong reigns. In a place like that, Sylvester gained power and eventually, fame. He experienced many trials, life and death fight, and managed to come as the victor. With his strength, he saved the world from the twelve calamities. However, Sylvester lost everything in the end, including his life. “Ah… I can finally rest…” However, a power unknown to him took a root inside his soul. The power revolves around his body as it discovered the absence of the soul. The effect of the power was enormous, twisting time and space, changing one’s fate. Jake woke up once again, in a familiar world. ===== Hey everyone, the author here. I'm a newbie author wanting to share my story idea in the form of this novel. So, I really appreciate some reviews and suggestion regarding my writings. Also English is not my mother language, so once again, suggestions are very welcomed. ===== Please read the 'Read Me' Chapter ===== Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/slyhand
Meet Hana, a not-so young clumsy housewife, who got lost in a different world when she stepped out for a short grocery shopping session. How can this aunty survive without skills or even a 'golden finger'? What actually can a housewife do besides cooking and cleaning? There's nobody around at all, so she can't even scheme. Is she destined to die in a foreign place full of trees as a side character? Or will she step up and find her own 'edge' in order to survive? Follow her colorful journey and her struggles to carve up a humble abode (sojourn) which she could call her own while awaiting for the beloved of her life to rescue her from her nightmarish predicament. Will her beloved even be able to rescue her? Will she obtain benefits and unimaginable wonders as she struggles day to day to survive? Will she one day obtain super powers as a transmigrator should? Who knows XD Let us wait and see while rooting for this bumbling yet lovable housewife Note: golden finger refers to special powers/systems provided as a rule of thumb to all transcenders to other worlds in webnovels ASTHW map: https://www.patreon.com/posts/asthw-asthw-map-23601459 Release rate: 1 chapter/week. Monday 0900 GMT +8 =================== Hi! Mr and Mrs MoonCat here :) We would like to introduce a new world for you guys to explore. This story is based on Malaysian style, a small country in southeast Asia, of course, since its our hometown. It has a lot of local slangs, but won't affect the main story as a whole. It'll be lighthearted, funny and simple, with a splash of reality mixed with fantasy. Come and enjoy the ride with us! Give a try for at least 10 chapters before you judge :) There are three routes to increase the number of chapters; Route 1 - 1 free chapter the following week when achieving top 100 Route 2 - sponsored chapters. 10 cumulative cups for each additional chapter Route 3 - become our patrons Cumulative goals: 10 patrons - +1 permanent increase in 1 month 30 patrons - +2 permanent increase in 1 month 50 patrons - +4 or 5 permanent increase in 1 month Route 4 (one time only) - rate and write review until a formal rating is established for ASTHW. We will post extra 1 chapter the following week. Anyway, Mrs Mooncat could only write around 1-3 chapters in a week depending on how our kids behave. Mr Mooncat was so busy, he could only proofread and edit/suggest a certain chapter 1-2 times in the middle of the night in a week. Hence, we're actually quite low on the stockpile. So, there you have it..our reality :) Please bear with us *kowtows* Please vote ASTHW if you like the novel so that it can reach more audience (and made both of us happy) (^_^)~ It will really motivates us to continue writing. Mr n Mrs Mooncat Instagram: mrs.mooncat Support us on Patreon to show your love! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/MrandMrsMooncat Treat us to some coffee for more chapters: https://ko-fi.com/mrandmrsmooncat
4.1Ikki Isaku, just an ordinary high school boy in a culinary vocational school. Born in an ordinary family in a village near mountain slope. His father is a blacksmith and his mother an ordinary housewife. His cooking hobby makes he dreamed to be a famous chef someday From his grandfather that works as a farmer in his village, he learns about farming and agricultural products. One day when he going to the forest to search ingredient, a sudden rain make him take a shelter in a cave. When he exploring the cave, earthquake makes the entrance of the cave closed. After walking through the cave finally he found the exit, but what lies in the exit is a different world that unlike the world he lives before. Follow Ikki stories to survive in the new world, adventuring and find his ways home. This is a join collaboration series between 2 authors. Another story with the same setting, same character, but the different plot will be released by another author.
4.9Asha is now in the brink of helplessness and despair. Would she let despair to chase her for the rest of her life? Thus, she chooses to face the man who wanted her dead and to stand as a woman in the world of chefs. She will create her own dishes and make his father's recipes alive again. Her adventures lead to clues of the real killer of his father and get entangled with love in the process. Somehow, when she is face to face with the murderer, will she forgive or not? The Recipe of Love will show her the right decision to make. This is a story of a girl in her journey to become a lady chef while in life-threatening situations and get entangles with love as well. So, don't expect a fast pace cooking battles. It is Asha's journey. The setting of the story is India before its Independence in 1947. The exact timeline is 1945. However, I didn't use India in my story since the places/villages I mentioned do not exist in the present country. I used Bangla words since the culture is more on present Bangladesh. This is absolutely a fiction story. If you have questions about the culture, please ask me in the comment and I'll try to explain things to you. I can't write the culture within the story for that will bore you to death. Most are written in the Author's Thoughts. (This novel won the 2nd place in the writing prompt contest #34: Chef, but got the same prize as the first place. Thanks to all who supported.) Latest and ongoing book: https://www.webnovel.com/book/12541147405825205/Tales-of-the-Legendary-Adviser My completed book: I'm Guilty, My Beauty https://www.webnovel.com/book/10904369806203005/I'm-Guilty%2C-My-Beauty-(Completed)
4.0You Ben is a talented young cook in Shi Kingdom. But because of vicious intrigue within the palace, he lost his life in tragic death, followed by his family member. When he’s opened his eyes, he’s already in someone else body. Someone with the same name as him, You Ben, a small restaurant owner in He Xing city, thousand years ahead from when he died. Inherit the previous owner memory, You Ben found that the previous owner dies because drown in drinking habit because of his restaurant that once a popular restaurant, plummet in the bottom of food business by dirty tricks that made by his rival, which make him depressed. Cherishing his second life, You Ben steeled his mind to rejuvenate the previous owner restaurant and bring his cooking skill to renowned in the world. Genre : Romance with mature content. Story wrote in the slow pace if you can't wait, sorry, this is my way of writing.
4.5"why don't you become my wife?..." "I'm not gay, I only like girls!" "You will get used to it, I'm much better!" ........... I, Earth Orwin one day opened my eyes in an unfamiliar place, or more accurately, a different world. I was killed in an accident by a subordinate of the God of this world, and because he was feeling guilty about it, he decided to reincarnate me to this parallel universe which has magic in it. Also, in order to make it up to me, he gave me a few abilities to help me fit in (and a bit more) in this new life. After a few incidents, I (who am straight) encounter an elf named Wuxian Deai (which is gay), that decides to make me his own and asks me to marry him. During our journey together our relationship begin to evolve. Will I finally agree to marry Wuxian? Please pay attention! This is a BL (yaoi) Fantasy novel, so if you don't like this genre don't read this story! Story started: 1/4/18. Story ended: ~. you can find the better version of this story (with art and better fonts) on wattpad: https://my.w.tt/PAjFatSyYR
4.4Author: 楚鲤 She is the top assassins in the 21st century but now is the most hated queen of the kingdom. She has a super cool and handsome husband and a super cute genius baby. She also has God cooking system that can draw equipment and others lucky things. See how she use a pot and a spoon to conquer beautiful man, dominate the harem and reach the peak of life.
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