Married Thrice to Salted Fish

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At eighteen years old, Lin Qingyu was married as part of a Chong Xi into the Nan’an Hou Mansion, becoming the ill Lu Wancheng’s male wife.

On the eve of their wedding, Young Master Hou lay lazily on the bed and said, “Beauty, to be honest, I really don’t want to engage in domestic struggles. I just want to drift along, eat and wait to die. I want to be a Salted Fish.”

A year later, Young Master Hou became gravely ill. He took Lin Qingyu’s hand and sighed, “Wife, I’m going to die, but I think I can continue to transmigrate. In order for you to properly recognize me in the future, let us set a secret code.”

After the death of Young Master Hou, Lin Qingyu was prepared to stay a widow all his life.
Lin Qingyu would rather die than remarry.

Unexpectedly, after only 1/2 a year, …xoxo… actually came to propose marriage & said “If odd, change; if even, remain the same?”
LQ: “…I will marry you.”

After two years …

Lin Qingyu knew that although his husband was a bag of lazybones, no one was his equal

(Summary reduced to avoid spoiler)

Associated Names
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Ba lần gả cho ỉn lười
Sān Jià Xián Yú
แต่งงานสามครั้งกับปลาเค็ม
三嫁咸鱼
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Recommendation Lists
  1. Blissfully, happily, rereadable!
  2. Favs Favs
  3. I love it!!!
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  5. Top Tier BL

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Review
130 Reviews


SweetLove
New SweetLove
May 24, 2024
Status: Completed
This novel was a lovely combination of heartwarming and heartrending.

The MC has a bit of an evil-streak and he admits he is one. But the ML loves him for who he is and always comes back to propose marriage again and again.

Read this if you want to read something about falling in love for the same person again and again.

Kudos to Chrysanthemum Garden team for the quality work on this~
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BiMyself
New BiMyself
May 11, 2024
Status: Completed
I'm having a hard time getting over this novel, the main CP in particular. The extras were long but I wanted more. If I could just read about them everyday of my life, I'd be so content. Their interactions and the way their personalities match is precious.

To be honest, I didn't expect anything from this (I thought the name of the novel was corny), but now I'm currently addicted to them. Help!!!
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periperi
periperi
Oct 25, 2021
Status: c105
Early 5 stars

Only bad thing so far is that I didn't know it's ongoing T^T I love it so far! The summary looked so simple but the story is so much more than it! This is a power couple story that's much more fleshed out. Each arc (I shall call it arc) where the ML transmigrates is pretty long, about 40 chapters, so currently just reached the 3rd one and I'm not sure how it will even go.

I love MC and ML, there's a warning from translator that MC is... more>> not the best character, and that's in terms of he's the type that will retaliate tooth for tooth (so never get on his bad book). And ML loves it hehe. They are definitely a strong couple and it's a very slow romance. It's also interesting to read in the perspective of someone else instead of the transmigrator. It's not a new concept but this book does it in a fresh way. Minor spoilers ahead:

Arc 1 (Xiao hou ye) :
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So totally no romance here but they start out as friends and allies in this tricky situation. It's actually really cute. Also, ML is actually younger than MC! There's the start of a long collaboration (and we can see the downfall of a whole household) and towards the end, I was really sad to see xiao hou ye gone. I think both started to develop some feelings towards the end and my gosh, I really teared up at the end. This ending really gutted me. But plot spoilers wise, Xiao hou ye is the nephew of the empress and MC is forced to marry him by imperial order because the guo shi dictates that they match and it will help xiao hou ye (since he is like terminally ill). And it does follow the summary where he still dies a year later but it's actually half a year longer because MC (who is a doctor in training), helped prolong his life. And also, MC actually held a grudge at the beginning because this whole marriage ruined his plan to take this very important medical exam.

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Arc 2 (general) :
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TBH not my favourite arc because of the age gap. General is 12 years older than MC (though mentally ML is still 1 year younger). It was nice because this is the arc where their feelings became mutual and more scheming happened against the protagonists of the book (who weren't good) but I couldn't really get the age gap image off my mind. But otherwise, the confession scene was very nice. Again, a lot of people went down but coming towards the end of this arc (there were even scenes where they promised to be together till the very end of this life even though ML is physically older now), you just know the angst was coming. Oh and also, it's assumed at the beginning that the general "died" when ML transmigrated over to his body at the start of this arc (and that was at the war zone away from the capital).

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Arc 3 (major spoilers) :
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There was already hints in arc 2 on who ML will be, and that was this prince who was said to have "no soul". So ya, at least it wasn't like he took over an innocent character. And this prince looked nearly identical to his original body (HMM). A lot of things happened between arc 2 and 3 for him to become emperor and how they can get together when MC already kind of married twice is going to be a hurdle I foresee, so shall have to continue reading.

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Minor cute plot point:
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I like how ML influenced MC to talk in his modern speak. Also, there was a natural flow in the plot where MC discovers that ML is a transmigrator and that they are in a book.

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Overall, I love MC and ML interactions, the way they scheme together. ML actually stays true to his character of a lazy salted fish unless he really has no other choice. There's cute moments, scheming, plot, and a healthy dose of angst. There are side characters (the important plot related people, the enemies), but tbh no real important allies.

A good read but perhaps should wait till completed to start T^T <<less
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sumii
sumii
Jan 30, 2022
Status: Completed
I cried at the end of ML's first life. I also cried at the end of his second life. It's a beautiful relationship between ML and MC. There is friendship, love and trust. I love how MC is not perfect and is actually quite evil, but because of his fear of losing ML, he tries to be better. Even still, ML loves MC for who he is and doesn't force him to be anything that he is not.

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Spoiler

Lin Qingyu thought for a long time, but made up his mind, "In any case, I will do less bad things in the future."

ML: "Don't baby. Do whatever you want. If you want to change yourself when you fall in love with me, then I'm a scumbag again."

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I love how ML is never jealous. He knows that MC is beautiful and even when people stare at MC, he encourages them to stare more.

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This is their attitude when it comes to being jealous:

MC: If he cheats on me then he is blind.

ML: Isn't he pretty? Look, look as much as you want. People love to look at a beauty. But look is all they can do. Only I can touch.

ML said that if they are going to get into fights every time someone stare at MC then they will only fight all day long. Better just to let people look at him.

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I also love that even though ML rather be lazy and do nothing, for MC's sake, he's willing to take his job seriously.

I also love their children (not real children).

If you're looking for strong leads in a beautiful nontoxic relationship then definitely read this novel. It's beautifully written. <<less
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PandaMoo
PandaMoo
Jun 22, 2022
Status: Completed
This review contains summary of the plot for those who thinks the novel summary wasn't enough to catch their attention.

This novel is not about the love story between a 「pitifuly trapped in forced marriage beautiful shou doctor」 with a 「lazy but smart and scheming 」transmigrator gong. This novel is actually about two scheming lovebirds getting together and kills everyone who dares to stand in their way to a happy marriage.

Lin Qingyu (MC)

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Is actually the main villain in the story. He was the typical villain in novels; Lin Qingyu is ruthless, he never forgives nor forget, he carried out his plans without mercy. If you so as glances at him wrongly, you're on the hit list.

But everything is forgiven because he is the main character and we actually got to know the reasons and processes of everything.

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The Emperor and his son, the Crown Prince, who lusted after him. The Madame Ling and children who bullies the MC and ML. Eunuch Rong who tried to kill MC and ML because they threatened his hold over the throne.

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Although he was also too cruel to some innocent characters just because he found them too s*upid or cheap.

Spoiler

He lied to and played protagonist shou on his palm to dispose the Emperor and Crown Prince. He made the fourth prince danced on his palm as puppet Emperor and then dispose him when Eunuch Rong tried to defend the fourth prince's throne.

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Yet, as the main character Shou, he is very cute.

If this story was from Crown Prince's pov, Lin Qingyu would be the crazy beauty who killed his husbands with his bad luck and also a crazy doctor who pursued dark magic 「Gu worms」.

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ML

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ML Gong was a typical transmigrating villain who loves to mess with the plot. His mind and action are scarier and more ruthless than the MC. He is a scheming person who moves people around him into his chess play while he sit on the top. For his lovely wife, there is nothing he wouldn't do.

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He first poisoned himself to live just one day more and more because he cannot leave the MC yet. Later, he also poisoned himself just so he could go back to his wife, regardless of the war ongoing. He plotted against protagonist shou and protagonist gong to get rid of the Emperor and Crown Prince. He made Xiao Jie (fourth prince) watch his most important person bleed out and died with his own eyes just because Eunuch Rong made MC sad.

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But. As the male lead main character, ML is actually quiet humble. He doesn't think he is the main character of the world just because be transmigrates into it. He only wants to protect the one person he loves and cares the most, his lovely Shou male-wife. His scheming mind wasn't born as a mean to bully others. He learns how to scheme because his modern-world mother apparently is very obsessed with setting his son on the top, to follow her path in becoming the best of everything. But ML is a lazy person who only wants to be a salted fish everyday, so he learns how to scheme his own time and study to get the top result and also the lazy life he wants.

He also loves the MC in the most adorable way.

His name itself is a spoiler.

Spoiler

(ML) Jiang Xing was actually the sixth prince, Xiao Li, who was said to lost his soul and become foolish. Xiao Li lost his soul when he was young, his soul transmigrated to the modern world and lived as modern man Jiang Xing. Although a fragment of his soul was left in Xiao Li's body thus preserved the sixth prince's live but not mind.

When Jiang Xing first died because he saved two lives, he received God's blessing and two additional lives before his time is up. He was then transmigrated to the world where he originally came from, Dayu.

The first live was the sickly Lu Wancheng and the second was General Gu. After he used his two chances and died as General Gu, Jiang Xing naturally returned to his original body, Xiao Li's body, because his soul fragment was alive in the prince's body. His determination to stay with Lin Qingyu and their compatibility were also amongst of the factors.

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This novel is refreshing because although the story seemed to be about two lovebirds trying to uphold just into the corrupted world and protect their love through all storms and thinder, it's actually not like that at all. The MC is a person who keeps grudges and the ML agrees with the MC because the MC is the most brilliant when he is doing bad things.

The way the author detailed about Lin Qinghu's reactions to his husbands death was very touching and brilliant. There was no hyperbole of how his world bleaken or the sky shattered, it was actually very realistic and sad. Their love was build upon people's suffering, yet it was written in the most romantic way and made you unable to feel bad about their love. <<less
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White Sky Translations
White Sky Tr
Dec 27, 2021
Status: Completed
Wonderful story about a truly moving love story between two people.

In a little bit of a departure from the usual genre, the ML (gong) is the transmigrator whereas the MC (shou) is originally a cannon fodder from the world. But actually I’d say that they are interchangeable as MC and ML, since the “ML’s” perspective is often shown too. Also the “MC” has a slightly villainous/obsessive personality and is the more black-bellied of the two, which is also a departure from the genre. The ML is the more relaxed/chill one,... more>> ie the nominal “salted fish” but he’s actually very intelligent and is mostly only motivated to do things out of a desire to be with the MC.

I really like this less cliched approach to their relationship and it really works. You can truly feel their love for each other and why they’re perfect together.

The story is exciting and doesn’t drag. Basically covers the ML’s three lives and coming back each time to reunite and help the MC. <<less
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Hualian bae
Hualian bae
Jan 19, 2022
Status: c1
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"He hoped that Lin Qingyu would not be bound, do what he wanted to do, and be unscrupulous even if he did bad things; he hoped that Lin Qingyu would be free to pursue his ideals and live his most dazzling appearance.

He didn't want Lin Qingyu to be well-behaved and sensible, and he didn't want Lin Qingyu to suppress himself for the so-called overall situation of the country.

He hopes that Lin Qingyu will always be willful and happy forever.

For this reason, he is willing to be a salted fish who is not so idle."

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THIS RIGHT HEREE!!😭😭😭😭

OH HOW I WISH I NEVER READ THE SPOILERS AHEAD AH😭😭 even if I felt super sad I kneww whats gonna happenn next soo I could easily make up my mind... this iss one of the rare gems of books that one has to go blindly and enjoy all the emotions😭😭 so my fellow comrades...i highly recommend you not to read spoilers and go head on to read and then it will launch fire works!!

SO BEAUTIFUL AND SO AMAZING! AND I SPECIALLY LOVE THEIR RELATIONSHIP 💕

10/10!!
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htaotao
htaotao
Nov 03, 2021
Status: c117
The story is very well done. The dynamic between the two is very sweet and supportive. It’s nice to see their relationship grow stronger over time and the MC value the ML more and more. The description basically outlines the plot, but the author fleshes it out very well with their writing. So although there aren’t many plot twists, it’s still a great read.
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crystalwings
crystalwings
Nov 26, 2021
Status: Completed
Excellent, this book deserves 5 stars if only because of the romance. Starting out as complete strangers (even mildly hostile) and blossoming into soul mates who share everything, these 2 deserve the world (and got it!).

Married thrice to salted fish may seem to lay everything bare in the description, but the real gold is in all the details. It has all the feelings of riding a rollercoaster, even if you already know how things are going to be. Because while we know, they don't.

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It was especially painful in the first life arc. I cried for Qingyu despite knowing that his husband was going to be back soon.

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In summary, this is a pretty great novel. If you're hesitating, then you should just go read it! <<less
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Devrai
Devrai
Jul 09, 2023
Status: c147
Pretty much over hyped.

The idea itself seemed nice but it beam annoying pretty fast. The idea is, that ML is a transmigrator who entered the body of a dying person which just got force married to another man. They become close, ML dies, transmigrates to another body and MC becomes his wife again.

To be honest, the knowledge that the body is going to die, makes you wish that the story escalates and the person should die faster. The relationship between MC and ML is not interesting enough... more>> for the length of this story and it becomes boring.

The writer is really obvious about which body will be the next for ML. You will basically now early on where ML will land in the end, that takes away lots of entertainment. Here the spoiler at which chapter ML dies:

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  1. Lu Wancheng dies at chapter 38/39
  2. Gu Fuzhou dies at chapter 99
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Them death of ML is the most emotional part of this novel and everything else is pretty much mediocre.

To summarize it... I'm not going to read this novel again and it didn't exactly entertain me. You can read it if you are bored but there are a lot better out there. <<less
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Winterrz
Winterrz
Jan 10, 2023
Status: --
So many 5 stars, they must be for the translator. I found the underlined notes really convenient and helpful. No grammar errors as well, smooth reading guaranteed.

As for the book itself, I don't see where the hype is coming from. It's a unique concept, by the look of things ML had a life even before the first body of his he possesses. However MC is a little too mean. I never liked plots where a couple hates each other even without a reason. Forced marriage? It'd be a valid reason... more>> if it was the ML who forced MC into said marriage. Or if ML forced MC to consumate it. But he didn't, so the MC just has a stepmom face. How bad <<less
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srrrahim
srrrahim
Jan 16, 2022
Status: Completed
This is one of the most interesting couple

I love how ML and MC slowly fall in love. They are a healthy couple, and there's no dub con or non con here

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ML died 3 times, and married MC 3 times, just like the title. In the 1st life, he died when helping a pregnant women, and then he wake up, and meet MC. That's the beginning of their love life

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I really like how author sometimes let us take a look at ML pov. And I really love ML pov

MC is a cold person. He doesn't care about anything other than being a doctor, and study medicine. But he meet ML, and because ML died, he will slowly change. He will become a paranoid spouse, but it's understandable. Being the one that has to watch your husband leave like that, it will surely turn you into a paranoid person. I cried when ML first leave MC 😭😭

1st life : become best friend and confidant

2nd life : become lovers

3rd life : married couple

Each life is around 40 chapters

The ending is quite satisfactory

I really recommend it 💕 <<less
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ThisisJust2Good
ThisisJust2G
Nov 27, 2021
Status: c118
Exceptionally well written. Strong characters with distinct, fully formed personalities; a well conceived world; and finally, the most important attribute: a compelling story. This one made me tear up a few times--a pretty rare event for someone who reads a lot. Slow burn but worth it.
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secondthots
secondthots
May 03, 2023
Status: c127
"Then promise me, even if I'm bald, fat, and without any abdominal muscles, you won't dislike me okay?"—c62

I like witty couples. Couples who can throw a shameless, sexual-laced joke around & not feel a bit embarrassed. Couples who can give each other a quick glance & instantly understand the other's thoughts. Couples who make each other burn for each other. Couples like Lin Qingyu & Jiang Xing.

The synopsis is straightforward; you shouldn't be surprised at what you get. It's transmigration, ML is going to transmigrate a total of 3x, &... more>> there seems to be a HE. I'm a sucker for transmigration stories, but above all—I'm a sucker for doting love interests. I want a male lead who will literally hand over the world to his loved one. Didn't take me long to hurry & read this.

It's a gem. It's a wonder why no other novel has taken quite a twist to the typical transmigration setup. Maybe they did & I haven't had the opportunity to read them yet. This is unique in the way that our MC isn't the one transmigrating—ML is. Additionally, we're not world hopping, but consistently staying in one world. It's amazing, but also more bittersweet as MC is faced with having his man die more than once. A mere 39 chapters has me sobbing already.

I love our couple's main personalities. They were literally made for each other. If MC is poison, then ML is the one addicted to it. They match each other well, learning to enjoy each other's bad habits & personality quirks. MC is a petty vixen, whereas ML is your lazy smartass. In sum, they're an entertaining pair, sure to make you grin with their bickering & sly remarks. They kind of remind me of the main CP in FoD... especially the whole wife doting & scheming. Some may be turned off by MC's overbearingly apathetic & "evil" persona, but I could care less. It makes the contrast even better when he's an emotional wreck in front of ML. I'm usually on my knees when an ice-cold beauty turns warm. Story is fluid; there may be some gaps in the plot, but I dig it overall.

Definitely a novel meant to be read more than once. It's cute, bound to make you cry & laugh. Also makes me feel incredibly single & sad... sigh. <<less
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Chisaki
Chisaki
Nov 15, 2021
Status: c125
I really like the MC and ML's relationship. They start out as strangers bound by marriage, then they slowly become friends and fall in love as they get to know each other. The first life was definitely the saddest - it made me cry the most. There's also no non-con or drugs, which is a plus for me.

The MTL is pretty easy to understand. The main story is finished, but the extras are still ongoing.
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XiaoBlack
XiaoBlack
Oct 26, 2022
Status: Completed
I LOOOOOOOOOVED IT SOOO MUCHH

I loved everything, including the extras <3

Written, the rhythm is, the MC the ML if so complete and wonderful.

... more>> ML has nothing of the typical and cliché ML ''Cold, indifferent, possessive and s*upid'', he is so spontaneous, natural, cute, intelligent, affectionate and super salty lol

The MC is so different from other ''cold, cruel and beautiful'' MCs I've read, he has his own way that captivates you, even when he talks about poisoning to death lol he manages to be cute in every way possible even though it doesn't look cute at all, it's a way to explain: just read it!

This was for sure one of the best couples I've ever read, with one of the best characteristics that can be written. AAAHH it flows so naturally without being forced into anything the feelings are real and descriptive OMG SO PERFECT

GRADE 10000/10000 <3 <<less
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Alysx
Alysx
Mar 01, 2022
Status: Completed
A heartwarming and well-written story. This is a tale of two scheming and ruthless men, of how they fought against their tough circumstances and came to be together. I enjoyed myself throughout the story, witnessing how the MC and ML wreaked havoc everywhere with their schemes.

The MC is quite petty and vengeful against those who have wronged him and even though he has a reputation of being aloof, you can see how much he comes to love the ML. The character development here is just plain amazing and the pain... more>> he experiences in the novel was so visceral I legitimately felt so bad for him.

On the other hand, the ML has an interesting backstory of being a transmigrator, as seen in the summary. He often supports the MC's schemes and even puts in lots of effort to push the MC's plans along. Though most of the time he just wants to be a salted fish, so he just does the bare minimum to get by (damn, this is so relatable haha).

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I definitely sniffled at the both times the ML died, the writer wove it so beautifully and fully displayed the raw emotions the MC and ML had during those two times. They're at chapter 38 and 99. They were written so beautifully that I specifically went back to reread those two scenes, I'm in awe of the writer.

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Even though I didn't cry, the story successfully pulled at my heartstrings. A satisfying read, will recommend! <<less
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Icesyh
Icesyh
Dec 16, 2021
Status: c119
A very nice story. I love it! Though I've read all the chapters of the main story, I hope that there will be extras!

The plot of the story is simple, and it focuses on the development of the leads' relationship and court intrigue.

MC is a cold beauty and most importantly, he will have his revenge without failure. ML is a laid back salted fish. Lol. But as the ending says ... more>>
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he's willing to be a salted fish that is not so idle for his lover.

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They love each other very much, and I love their interaction. A power couple indeed.

The romance also comes off naturally, same goes with the exposure of the past life of our ML, and MC's knowledge of ML being a transmigrator. I've cried a few times reading this; the separation always hurts.

Sooo- read this! This book is awesome ヽ (`д´*) ノ <<less
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Goodreadsonly
Goodreadsonl
Feb 24, 2022
Status: Completed
The summary is the whole plot but damn if I didn't cry like I never saw the deaths coming.

They're so sweet and the MC is so supportive of the ML. Lol villain husbands basically.
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Huahua2000
Huahua2000
Aug 08, 2023
Status: c88
It started out good and I like the plot a lot but I find myself questioning MC behavior and actions later on.

MC is not just a cold deceitful beauty as ML has described him. He's basically a psychopath at this point. The lack of empathy, the killing, the betrayal, and the author whitewash these as him protecting himself.
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ScarlettOhara
ScarlettOhar
Apr 12, 2023
Status: Completed
I was looking for something that would stir my soul. Married Thrice to a Salted Fish delivered and how! Not only was my soul stirred, but it was also salted and stir-fried.

I haven’t read the extras yet but the main plot is now complete and I can safely go ahead and rate this book 5 stars.

This book has catapulted into my top five Danmei books of all time. And my top three romance novels of all time.

This is a master class on characterisation with gold-tier dialogues and humour that borrows... more>> from ancient China and modern times to create a delicious potpourri of lip-smacking goodness. I am not someone who gets invested in side characters but, in this story, I was. I found myself getting attached to supporting characters and in some places even rooting for the antagonist. I think a story is brilliantly written when the antagonist is realistic. When you loathe them but also understand why they’re the way they are.

There are multiple antagonists in this story but by the time revenge gets served to them, I somewhat felt sympathetic. That’s how nicely fleshed out they are.

I loved the romance. The ML is one of the best I’ve come across in Danmei. He is very similar to Hua Cheng (TGCF) and Yan Xiaohan (Golden Stage). The ML is not a scum gong. He is respectful, patient, smart, funny and endearing. I wanted to squeeze his face. And I’ve never felt that way before for an ML. He’s such a darling, honestly.

The MC is not your typical Mary Sue. He’s not self-sacrificing and pitiful. He is smart, conniving and not someone to mess with. Sometimes he can be scary. And I liked that about him. The MC is a nice character that is pushed into situations that require him to protect himself. He is cornered repeatedly and therefore decides to plot his way out. It’s an interesting characterisation to adopt for an MC and I enjoyed every bit of being inside Lin Qingyu’s mind.

I also loved Shen Huashi and the multiple versions of the ML. My personal favourite was General Gu.

Great translation by Chrysanthemum Garden and what else can I say? It’ll take a while to get over this delightful book. <<less
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The-Lonely-Daoist
The-Lonely-D
Apr 04, 2022
Status: Completed
This novel made me laugh, cry, and giggle uncontrollably.

The romance is so sweet that it made my tooth ache. The ML really knows how to get the Big Beauty MC (hell, the things he says makes my heart flutter). The ML and MC are both endearing to readers, and that is why it's so heart wrenching whenever something sad happens to them.

The MC = a Big Beauty that hides a very malicious heart

The ML = a Big Salted Fish that would only do what he deems important (and does it... more>> greatly).
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and that one important goal in his life is to give the MC freedom to act and not surpress his malicious heart (too much dog food huhuhu)

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The author did a great job balancing the comedy and the angst. Additionally, I'm really satisfied with the ending and I'm glad that the author left it like that. But because of it, my listlessness after the ending of a great novel acted up again :')

Anyway, I sincerely recommend it. <<less
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