Because of the pandemic, there isn’t much to do outside the home, which obviously means we all end up spending a lot of time on the internet, scrolling through stuff.
During one of these scrolling sessions, I found this piece of genius.
For those wondering, that’s a novella called Kissing the Coronavirus and its plot is exactly what the title suggests: Kissing. The. Coronavirus.
We are living in 2021, love is love.
The book is written by M.J. Edwards, who apparently lost her job during the pandemic and that gave her the idea to write her first novel, in which a doctor named Alexa Ashingtonford, who is a part of a team trying to find a cure for corona, falls for it.
The virus, yes. Awww.
And then there is lots of sexy time.
Creativity here is soaring and here, I am not talking about the story. I am talking about Alexa’s surname: Ashingtonford.
That thing does not exist. Not to my knowledge. Or to Google’s first two pages.
However, I think we can all find peace in the fact that this novel exists. That something so groundbreaking has come out of this fuckall pandemic and is actually inspired by it. That Fifty Shades of Grey and 365 Days finally have some competition.
And what’s better? Edwards has also written Kissing the Coronavirus 2 and it is just as steamy. Because in this one, the doctor’s ‘horror turns to sexiness’.
Twitter, though, is having a tough time wrapping its head around the concept of the book (it’s 2021, get with the times, Twitter)
There’s going to be book 2 of Kissing the Coronavirus and I’m like pic.twitter.com/B5aJN7vnBk— m a r i l u (@readerinvelaris) January 21, 2021
step one is to NEVER go to sleep before 3 am and step two is to sell your soul to the devil (aka whoever wrote kissing the coronavirus)— abby loves tsoa / cr: circe, seige and storm (@nymphsheel) January 26, 2021
I don't know what's more mortifying. That this book exists, or that there are people who are waiting for the sequel.— Ashwini (@Ash_wini_R) January 20, 2021
Check out this book on Goodreads: Kissing the Coronavirus https://t.co/XOe3IJvlWi
I am sorry to report that this is a thing: https://t.co/jRrbjDVMbV— Shannon Smith (@EPUBcrawl) January 25, 2021
Look up “kissing the coronavirus” it already exists!— Mina 127zen (@kunbarbz) January 26, 2021
However, these comments hardly matter because M.J. Edwards has found two great admirers in her son Richard and a ‘nice reviewer on Amazon’. This is apparently the novella’s back cover.
I have to say I agree with these two because you have to be a special kind of genius to come up with something so original and churn out an erotic novel like this.
Sure, it may be strange. But, to be honest, this is all the kissing we’re getting amidst a pandemic.
Oh and, you’re welcome.
Here is the link in case you want to buy Kissing the Coronavirus. Happy reading.