Author: Won Soo-Yeon, Seo Yu-Mi
Translator: Martin S.W. Yang
Publisher: Summit (through Shinwon Agency Co.)
Aspiring writer Che Eunsu has been living in Full House, the home that her late parents built and designed – that is, until she was unceremoniously forced out to make way for its new owner: popular actor Lee Jinhu.Jinhu is hounded by a major scandal, one that unwittingly involves Eunsu, and needs to lie low for a while to let the rumors die down. But life refuses to be quiet for the pampered celebrity, as Eunsu is determined to do everything it takes to get Full House back – even if it means she has to live in the only home she’s ever known and work for Jinhu as his housemaid.
Things get complicated as the two clash and bicker… and get to know each other a little better.
Don’t get your hopes up, because the book is diferent from the TV series we all loved in 2004. I don’t know about the manhwq though, I’m not usre if I’ll ever get my hands on that precious thing. But it just might be closer to the TV version.
There are a lot of differences in the book and TV series and it’s unavoidable to search for them. You can spot them as early as the first page. Evident ones are as follows:
1.Character names (Che Eunsu & Lee Jinhu vs Han Ji Eun & Lee Yeong Jae)
2. Family Backgrounds (Lee Yeong Jae is an only child, while Lee Jinhu has an older half brother)
3. Support group (Han Ji Eun has a married couple for besties while Che Eunsu has quite a number of girlfriends; Lee Jinhu has a trusted PA and manager while Lee Yeong Jae only has a stylist who was his love interest from the beginning)
4. Antagonist (Eunsu has Serin and Kyuha, Han Ji Eun only has the stylist who’s Lee Yeong Jae’s childhood friend)
5. In the book, they’re not married. They’re not even engaged.
But let me tell you, it isn’t so bad. This stand alone can give the same feels we all had for the series. This one has so many first love feels… and you can’t help but love Che Eunsu all the way to the end.