Recommendations Looking for a creme de la creme 7/10+ novel

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  1. Clorox Is Cream

    Clorox Is Cream Well-Known Member

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    Hi all, I've read quite a few novels here and there, and lately I haven't been able to find anything that really makes me go 'wow'. I'll list my tastes as follows so you all can see what I prefer

    Favourites (9/10+): Overlord (LN), The Girl Who Bore the Flame Ring, Zeroth Maria

    Enjoyable (8/10): Three Days of Happiness, To Be a Power in the Shadows, Dungeon Defense, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

    Above average (6-7/10): Lord of the Mysteries, Oregairu, Girl who ate a Death God, Release that Witch

    Also just to add more context, here are a few popular novels that I dropped (2/10 or less): The Second Coming of Gluttony, Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint, Martial World.

    I prefer shorter stories, as long ones always drop off near the middle or end (the only exception to this has been LOTM).
     
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    The Hamster Overlord Mad scientist/Revered wizard/Alleged antichrist

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    It's hard to determine what makes you go 'wow' from this list, but I'll try
    Legend of the Sun Knight
    Experimental Log of the Crazy Lich
    Key of the sunken moon
    should all fall into the 7/10 ~ 8/10 category
    Edit: remembered these
    Atelier Tanaka (I'd say, depending on how you receive such blatantly dirty humour, it can be a solid 8/10)
    Cultivate your sister (few chapters, solid potential for a 7/10)
    Suka Suka series (depending on how you handle hard tragedy, it can go as far as a 9+/10)
    Devil is a part-timer (another 9+/10)
    Taming of the yandere (8+/10, though I read it long ago, so my impression may not be too accurate)
    Evil God Average (honestly, I am confusion on where to place it. Say, about 8.5+/10)
    Sss-rank suicide hunter (to favourites)
     
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    Clorox Is Cream Well-Known Member

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    Ah I've heard a lot of good things about Legend of the Sun Knight, thanks for reminding me I'll definitely check it out
     
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    Kumo desu ga nani ka (so I'm a spider, so what?) has a great story, but the beginning is very poor.
    A book that is sorta like Overlord (in a very small way) but has been pretty good so far is "I'm really not the Demon God's Lackey"
     
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    Isaac20 Dark Lord | RS

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    Clorox Is Cream Well-Known Member

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    Just saw the edit, devil is a part time stood out to me. I watched the anime a few years back and it's definitely one of my all time favourites, but I never got to reading the novel simply because it's long, and as I've stated I'm wary of long novels as they usually have significant quality drop-offs. That said, would you say that devil is a part timer upholds its quality throughout all (idk, is it 8+ volumes now?) its books?

    Also, thanks for the write up, I've added all these recommendations to my reading list!
     
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    norach212 Unknown being

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    Looks like we had similar preference.
    Hmm... let see, maybe you'll also like some of these:
    Kumo desu ga, nani ka (someone already mentioned this one, you should check)
    Mushoku Tensei (good story)
    Konosuba (comedy)
    Warlock of the Magus World (one of xianxia novel that i didn't drop mid-story)
    The Tutorial Is Too Hard
    The Novel Extra (two kr novel i enjoyed)
     
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    The Hamster Overlord Mad scientist/Revered wizard/Alleged antichrist

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    It holds up, it most definitely does