Pretending by Holly Bourne

Pretending

Holly Bourne

416 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary romance dark emotional sad slow-paced

Description

"It made me cry and laugh and rage...A really important, timely book. Sheer brilliance." --Lucy Foley, New York Times bestselling author of The Guest List "Thoughtful, smart and painfully true." --Cosmopolitan UK He said he was looking for a...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,847 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
sad 49%
reflective 48%
challenging 39%
hopeful 39%
dark 36%
funny 33%
inspiring 25%
tense 15%
informative 14%
lighthearted 6%
adventurous 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 17%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 76% | A mix: 20% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 9% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.94

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