Stay Gold by Tobly McSmith

Stay Gold

Tobly McSmith

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ young adult emotional hopeful inspiring medium-paced

368 pages | first published 2020

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Debut author Tobly McSmith delivers a coming-of-age teen love story about a transgender boy who's going stealth at his new Texas high school and a cisgender girl who is drawn to him, even as she's counting down the days until graduation. Perfect f...
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Summary of 1735 reviews

Moods

emotional 83%
hopeful 53%
inspiring 46%
funny 32%
reflective 27%
sad 26%
informative 25%
challenging 20%
lighthearted 20%
tense 17%
dark 11%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 41%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 9% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.72

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