Sasha Masha by Agnes Borinsky

Sasha Masha

Agnes Borinsky

fiction gender lgbtqia+ young adult challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

240 pages


Transgender author Agnes Borinsky deftly explores gender identity and queer romance in this heart-wrenching debut novel. Alex feels like he is in the wrong body. His skin feels strange against his bones. And then comes Tracy, who thinks he's adora...
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emotional 84%
reflective 66%
hopeful 60%
inspiring 37%
informative 23%
lighthearted 21%
challenging 17%
funny 5%
sad 5%
relaxing 1%


fast 49%
medium 35%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 93% | A mix: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 5%

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