11:54 pm - 02/25/2019

Romance is a Bonus Book episode 9+10 discussion





Synopsis: Kang Dan-Yi (Lee Na-Young) used to be a popular copywriter, but she is not anymore. She is now broke and unemployed. Even though she tries to find a job, due to her impressive career and excellent educational background, she is unable to find a new job. Cha Eun-Ho (Lee Jong-Suk) is a genius writer and the youngest chief editor ever at his publishing company. He is smart and handsome. He is also even tempered at work, but he has a warm heart and a reasonable personality. Finally, Kang Dan-Yi gets a job at a publishing company by lying about her background. Cha Eun-Ho is the chief editor at that publishing company. They begin to develop romantic feelings for each other.

Cast: Kang Dan-Yi (Lee Na-Young), Cha Eun-Ho (Lee Jong-Suk), Song Hae-Rin (Jung Eugene), Ji Seo-Joon (Wi Ha-Joon), Kim Jae-Min (Kim Tae-Woo), Ko Yoo-Sun (Kim Yu-Mi), Bong Ji-Hong (Jo Han-Chul), Seo Young-A (Kim Sun-Young), Park Hoon (Kang Ki-Doong), Oh Ji-Yool (Park Gyu-Young), Lee Seung-Jin (Lee Kwan-Hoon), Bae Gwang-Soo (Choi Seung-Yoon), and Chae Song-Yi (Lee Ha-Eun)

Director: Lee Jung-Hyo
Writer: Jung Hyun-Jung
TV Network: tvN
Episodes: 16
Release Date: January 26 - March 17, 2019
Run Days/Time: Sat. & Sun. 21:00


Romance is a Bonus Book is being aired on Netflix and can also be viewed on fastdrama



sources: asianwiki, netflix, fastdrama
daynr 26th-Feb-2019 02:57 pm (UTC)
Argh, I hope people are still willing to talk when I actually get to watch this later this week.
modestgoddess79 26th-Feb-2019 06:51 pm (UTC)
It's finally happening! She's finally becoming aware of his feelings.
mallmouse 26th-Feb-2019 08:14 pm (UTC)
I really want to watch this, but I've been so disappointed in how SITR turned out that I'm still just reading your comments to see how it's going (and rerewatching SITR fml)
u_know 26th-Feb-2019 09:42 pm (UTC)
I think I'll start this one once Touch Your Heart finishes airing.
veep_throat 27th-Feb-2019 01:30 am (UTC)

Can someone tell me if Jung Eugenes character still has screen time

mewgical 27th-Feb-2019 07:59 am (UTC)
Yes. Hae-Rin has a god portion of screen tim.
veep_throat 3rd-Mar-2019 09:28 pm (UTC)
thanks! i continued watching and wanted to cry because of her :(
shalottlady07 27th-Feb-2019 03:34 am (UTC)
[Spoiler (click to open)]Seojoon and Eunho battling each other over Dani at the restaurant was hilarious.

I like Seojoon more... anyone else?

Edited at 2019-02-27 03:34 am (UTC)
mewgical 27th-Feb-2019 08:09 am (UTC)
I'm not fond of Seojoon mostly because [Spoiler (click to open)] of his "I'll do whatever for you Dani" attitude. I wish they would have just had him join to be with her without them constantly throwing it out there that he's doing it for her. It comes off as desperate. It's a shame because I wanted to like him. In a perfect drama world I was hoping this would have been one of those kind of dramas where you'd think main girl and guy would get together, but they end up with thier triangle partners (ie dani with seojoon and eunho with haerin) but I know that's not happening. But in all fairness, I'm not really into Eunho being with Dani either.
shalottlady07 28th-Feb-2019 03:57 am (UTC)
[Spoiler (click to open)] oh yeah for sure, especially in this last episode, I was like "dude, chill. you look desperate". at the same time, I sort of appreciated that he was being clear and upfront with his feelings because that allows Dani the opportunity to say "you know what, I'm sorry, but no". Eunho is being annoyingly coy and so cryptic with his whole "the moon is beautiful" thing that I just find it so annoying. Like man up and tell her clearly, you've already waiting like fifteen years (and never got over her clearly.... which is a whole separate issue and why I don't really like him).
But yeah, I'm not mad if Seojoon and Haerin end up together, which they totally will. They have cute chemistry and seem to respect each other.


Also, I love your icon. I need a Xiumin one.
mewgical 1st-Mar-2019 05:38 am (UTC)
I guess I feel like [Spoiler (click to open)] the feelings could be pressuring either way. I feel like Dani should really get to know herself a bit better. And like she said she's got shit taste in men. lol I'm not really pro eunho or seojoon though for Dani. Both seem like a bad pick. Seojoon seems a bit desperate and Eunho is a bit too cocky and scared of a relationship and given by those scenes with that guy he helped treat he's got a lot of emotional baggage he needs to uncheck. Both he and Dani I don't think have been very upfront with aspects of thier lives and they need to do that.

lol look at me trying to be all emotionally realistic in a kdrama... what am I even thinking.


Thanks. I posted up some of my old gif ones on my journal if you'd maybe want to snag a Xiumin one. If not if you have a pic you like you can send it to me and when I get some free time I can make it.
shalottlady07 1st-Mar-2019 06:59 pm (UTC)
[Spoiler (click to open)]Oh I agree completely. In an ideal world, Dani would be single and fabulous and hang out with her other single co-workers. She learn who she is as a person separate from who she was as a wife and mother.
I think I just like Seojoon more than Eunho as a person in general. Seojoon is definitely a bit of a snob, but it seems like he has a strong sense of who he is. Eunho clearly has some traumatic secrets that he isn't processing and seems almost dependent on Dani for happiness. Both Eunho and Dani have been super secretive despite claiming to be "best friends".
Hahaha we only want what's best for them even though the writing never allows it hahah


ooo thank you! I'll take a peek and if I snag one, I'll of course credit you. :)
thebloomroom 3rd-Mar-2019 09:10 am (UTC)
i like him more too, i loved him as the brother in something in the rain. hes so cute!!!
shalottlady07 3rd-Mar-2019 01:05 pm (UTC)
oooo I didn’t know he was in that! Another reason to watch it haha
veep_throat 3rd-Mar-2019 09:28 pm (UTC)
I JUST WATCHED EP 10 AND MY HEART IS BREAKING JUNG EUGENE REALLY MAKES ME WEEP

I hate that I watched this knowing I wont like the main couple aklshfa I like everything else about this drama except dani's flop scenes with eunho

EUNHO IS SUCH AN ASS OMG WHEN SHE READ HIS LETTER I WANTED TO SOB WITH HER :(

dani is such a mary sue character to me. when eunho said we shouldn't be praising blah blah but dani-ssi I lost it aklshfa SHE DOES NO WRONG DOES SHE. I really am her biggest anti

ugh eugene and the second lead dude dont even look cute together :(
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