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4.29  ·  Rating details ·  5,740 ratings  ·  938 reviews

True love isn’t always about the big romantic gestures.



Sometimes it’s about sympathising with someone whose tea has gone cold, watching TV and sharing a quilt, or allowing your partner to order take-away pizza again. When two people move in together, it soon becomes apparent that the little things mean an awful lot. The throwaway moments in life become meaningful whe

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Kindle Edition, 112 pages
Published January 8th 2015 by Vintage Digital (first published December 2nd 2014)
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Nick
Mar 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This was a perfection.So simple,so peaceful,so beautiful.



You can find the full review and more about this book on my blog!

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I read this is one breath.It is a story of two people falling in love and their journey together.It's somehow a story of the author with her husband,some moments she lived with him,and it's about small gestures that make your life complete.



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The art is so freaking awesome.It's a combination or red,white and black and god is it beautiful.What I loved mostly,is the way the ch

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Ariel
Feb 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourites
AWWWWW. IT'S SO LOVELY.

I found some of Rice's webcomics online and squealed because they filled me with warmth and then my boyfriend surprised me with the physical book for Valentines day! This is beautiful because it's about mundane, every day moments that show real love between two people. It's about a couple that has just moved in together and about little sparks that happen in their new life together. It made me want to hug everything. You should read it.
Kelly (and the Book Boar)
Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/

Soppy popped up on my feed yesterday when my friend Matthew shelved it as a want-to-read. It reminded me that I received this title as an ARC and since I’m nothing but fail all the time after I read it I never posted a review (this might be why my NetGalley never goes above 80%). This was soooooooooooooooo not the selection for me. It’s geared more toward that super lovey couple that makes everyone else gag – like my friends Erica and
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Lola
Oct 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not all love stories have to be grandiose. For something to be admirable, it doesn’t have to be rare or worthy of a dreamy romantic comedy movie.

SOPPY shows us exactly this. It’s about two people who meet, spend time together, fall in love, want to spend more time together and so on. Nothing incredible happens.

And yet their story is still very beautiful, because they learn to love each other’s strengths and weaknesses. They listen to one another and remember the little details that can change ev
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Sam Quixote
As much as I disliked this comic, it did give me more laughs than I’ve had from any book for quite some time!

Philippa Rice and Luke Pearson are a couple of cartoonists in love. Rice shares moments from their everyday life in Soppy where they brush their teeth together, fall asleep on the couch together, argue over who should make the tea, answer the doorbell when the pizza delivery guy shows...

This isn’t really a story or collection of stories, it’s instead snippets of inane observations, and s
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Vitor Martins
Estou apaixonado por esse quadrinho!
Além do traço e da estética maravilhosos da Philippa Rice, esse quadrinho mostra situações tão fáceis de se identificar!
Eu vi em quase todas as páginas coisas que eu vivo diariamente no meu namoro. Desde o dilema de "cozinhar ou pedir pizza?" até as conversas bobas antes de dormir.

O livro perfeito pra quem vive todo dia apaixonado, e enxerga o amor nos pequenos gestos.
Anne
Soppy is an unpretentious declaration of love. Philippa Rice managed to put her heart in this book, which is one of the cutest things I've ever seen.



I lost count of how many times I smiled, sighed happily and thanked God for having this kind of silly love in my life. And that's the best part. This comic is extremely simple, but it surprises you and makes you say, "That's me!" or "That's my significant other!"

I’ll cook if you wash up.”

“If you phone for the pizza, I’ll answer the door when it a
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Patricia Bejarano
May 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Me ha parecido lo más cuqui y bonito de este mundo.
Es una pequeña novela gráfica con un montón de viñetas con situaciones diarias que pueden sucederle a una pareja. Se lee en 15 minutos y es ideal para desconectar de otras lecturas más densas y pesadas.
Además, ha sido muy real, el dibujo y los colores me han apasionado y lo recomiendo totalmente si os apetece pasar un rato increíble y echaros unas buenas sonrisas.
Melina Souza
É sempre um quentinho no coração e um abraço cheio de carinho :)
Melina Souza
Eu amei tanto, tanto que me senti abraçada.
Amor em forma de livro *-*
Já estava desejando ele em formato físico antes de ler. Agora que li, quero pra ontem!
Krista Regester
Apr 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is exactly what I needed today. So stinkin, super cute.
Mollyvknize
Aug 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ooooo! Tohle bylo tak sladký! :))
Shari (colourmeread)
It's so simple, but so beautiful and endearing. I would pick Soppy over many romance books published to date. It isn't cheesy or cringe-worthy and the best part about it is it's real. An adorable graphic novel about a young couple and their experiences moving in together. From silly banter about who should make tea to reading and cooking together, Soppy captures love without needing to say it.
Raina
This book caught me on exactly the right day. I was cranky and whiny, and generally in a bad mood.
And this book totally cheered me up!

It helps to know that, in this heterosexual couple, the dude is Luke Pearson of Hildafolk fame.

Rice chronicles the early stages of moving-in modern romantic love. How the simple things seem important, how two different people can approach the same activity, and sometimes it's a struggle to reconcile those approaches, and sometimes it's just adorable to notice
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Raquel Silva
Um história fofinha com uma arte igualmente fofinha!!!
Katherine
Jsem to dostala na Valentýna spolu s odporným zeleným plyšovým srdcem, na kterém bylo napsáno: "Nesnáším Tě, vole." Fakt nevím, co mi tím ten kluk chtěl říct. :D :D

Nehodnotím na hvězdičky.
Noura
This quite honestly is the single most adorable thing that I have read in the past 6 or so months.
I had no expectations going in. I mean, I had a vague notion of what Philippa Rice's work was like but not enough to form an opinion so maybe that contributed to me enjoying it immensely.
There really isn't a plot to the whole book, it's mostly snippets of everyday life between the author and her partner but there's just something about the whole simplicity and ease with which they deal with each ot
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Rita
Initial thoughts:

1. Adorable!
2. This definitely reminds me of my relationship with my boyfriend.
3. The artwork is cute and entirely in black, white and red. Love it!
4. A love story that makes do with not much words.
5. It made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside!

Check out my full review on my blog!
AJ Torres
Aug 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015, favorites
This makes me feel. Feelings. Dragging my wife to a bookstore (she dislikes it because I get lost in there and lose her), she ends up picking up this little comic book. And guess what? She ends up finding me in the massive bookstore just to tackle me and show me all the cute pictures that remind her of us! I can't lie by saying this didn't bring a huge smile on my face.

Deciding to check it out for myself, I was so happy throughout. This is one of those ordinary stories of a relationship. Nothing
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Vojtěch
Feb 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: i-own, top-2017, comics
Nebudu vám kecat - Slaďák je sice fakt sladkej, že se z toho kazí zuby, ale nic mě za poslední dobu v městské hromadné dopravě nedonutilo ze široka roztáhnout úsměv od ucha k uchu a tetelit se nad všemi radostmi, které dvojice prožívá. Navíc, když mnohé věci znáte z vlastní zkušenosti. Doporučuji všem.
Adela Cacovean
This was a cute story about love told in simple images that show those little moments in life that matter, whether it's reading a book together, going out or simply the things you say to each other.

So for the sake of following this book's pattern, I will keep my review short. I really loved this graphic novel, it made me remember all sorts of moments I've personally had with my boyfriend and how some joke we shared is sometimes more important than going out to see a movie for instance.

I think t
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Reham Almutairi رهام المطيري
So, so sweet...so freaking sweeeeeeeeet ! I loved this story! Rice shows what does it mean to be in love? and what is actually love? It is a story of Rice herself with her husband. It shows the journey those in love set on together. She explains that love is not saying "I love you" everyday; instead, love resides in the simple, kind gestures. Love is to share a book, a movie, a T-shirt or not to retrieve the blanket when the other hogs it :) Love is more than the trivial advertisement of movies ...more
Malsam  - ملسم
Jan 28, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
عن التفاصيل الصغيرة التي تملأ حياتنا ... عن اللحظات المختلفة التي تجمع في ما بيننا <3
كتيب ظريف ... ليس كتابا تقليديًا فهو عبارة عن صور مع بعض القصص القصيرة (كوميكس) تمثل لحظات مختلفة - تقليدية جدًا- من حياة شخصين متحابين
فكما تقول المؤلفة الحب الحقيقي لا يتجلى فقط في اللحظات الرومانسية، ولا في المناسبات أو الهدايا المادية باهظة الثمن .. انما هو بالتفاصيل الصغيرة التي نعيشها كل يوم مع من نحب.. كشرب الشاي معًا ، مناقشة كتاب، مشاهدة فلم، إعداد الطعام وجلي الصحون معًا...

إن الاستثمار في الحب يعن
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Thais Morimoto (tatakizi)
SO CUTE!
I've finished this in 20 minutes. I loved it!
Soppy is a comic based on real-life moments of the author and her boyfriend.
At the beginning, I thought the characters were too happy and having not problems. When I was in the middle of the story, then things started to happen. It's normal life. It has fights, problems and love. The word that describes this comic is: cute.
Also, I loved that the only colors used in this was black, white and red. It's different and it made it unique.
Unfortunate
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Fatema
this was cute but idk how to rate it lol
Om Nivo
Jan 17, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
Lagi bosen di kantor. Tapi tadi sempet "book-swap". Dapetlah buku ini. Eles-eles manis manja tapi gua suka, ngingetin pas pacaran. Ea.

Megan Elizabeth
It's just so damn cute!

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Ian Wood
Oct 22, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This is the complete review as it appears at my blog dedicated to reading, writing (no 'rithmatic!), movies, & TV. Blog reviews often contain links which are not reproduced here, nor will updates or modifications to the blog review be replicated here. Graphic and children's reviews on the blog typically feature two or three images from the book's interior, which are not reproduced here.

Note that I don't really do stars. To me a book is either worth reading or it isn't. I can't rate it three-
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Peg
Jan 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Peg by: Lisa
I've been trying to find a way to review this that doesn't make it sound sappy and "soppy." Can't. It's perfectly titled. It's also lovely, sweet, funny and heartwarming, showcasing the moments that you sometimes don't even notice happening that all add up to a happy life together. The illustrations are simple and to the point, but they pack a lot of heart. Loved this.
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Philippa Rice is an artist who works in a number of different mediums including comics, illustration, animation, model making and crochet.

Her works include the collage based webcomic, My Cardboard Life, and her auto-biographical comics, Soppy.

Philippa grew up in London and now she lives in Nottingham with illustrator Luke Pearson.
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