ライトノベル読書会 📚 Light Novel Book Club | Next: 京都寺町三条のホームズ

Book:

Is there an ebook available?: yes
Is there an audiobook available?: yes, the Amazon.com and Amazon.jp links both have it
Is there an all-furigana version available?: no

Summary - Japanese

青春は残酷だ!?ひねくれ男の妄言ラブコメ

–青春は嘘で欺瞞だ。リア充爆発しろ!
ひねくれ者故に友達も彼女もいない高校生・八幡が生活指導の先生に連れてこられたのは、学園一の美少女・雪乃が所属する「奉仕部」だったーー。
さえない僕がひょんなことから美少女と出会ったはずなのに、どうしてもラブコメにならない残念どころか間違いだらけの青春模様が繰り広げられる。
俺の青春、どうしてこうなった?

『僕は友達が少ない』の平坂読氏も(twitterのつぶやきを)注目する期待の新鋭、『あやかしがたり』で第3回小学館ライトノベル大賞、ガガガ部門大賞受賞の渡航(わたり・わたる)が残念系ラブコメに参戦!?

Summary - English

Hachiman Hikigaya, a student in Soubu High School, is a cynical loner due to his traumatic past experiences in his social life. This eventually led to him developing a set of “dead fish eyes” and a twisted personality similar to that of a petty criminal. Believing that the concept of youth is a lie made up by youngsters who face their failures in denial, he turns in an essay that criticizes this exact mentality of youths. Irritated by the submission, his homeroom teacher, Shizuka Hiratsuka, forces him to join the Volunteer Service Club—a club that assists students to solve their problems in life, hoping that helping other people would change his personality.

However, Yukino Yukinoshita, the most beautiful girl in school, is surprisingly the sole member of the club and a loner, albeit colder and smarter than Hikigaya. Their club soon expands when Yui Yuigahama joins them after being helped with her plight, and they begin to accept more requests.

With his status quo as a recluse, Hikigaya attempts to solve problems in his own way, but his methods may prove to be a double-edged sword

Content warnings if known

No idea. Maybe someone else can comment, and I can add in

Why are you nominating this book: it was suggested in the original thread, and has an audio version, plus a very well known anime adaptation.

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