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Slow Burn: Delectable Suffering

Of all of the many romantic tropes in existence, is there any that generates as much suffering and absolute bliss as slow burn? Many readers will shake their impotent fists at characters who could be so perfect together if only they would realize their burgeoning feelings. Below is a list of six recent books or series that feature slow burn relationships (all of which are queer—sorry, not sorry), some of which are still inching their way to resolution.