Homebodies by Tembe Denton-Hurst

Homebodies

Tembe Denton-Hurst

307 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective medium-paced
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Urgent, propulsive, and strikingly insightful, Homebodies is a thrilling debut novel about a young Black writer whose world is turned upside down when she loses her coveted job in media and her searing manifesto about racism in the industry goes v...

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Community Reviews Summary of 956 reviews

Moods

emotional 74%
reflective 74%
hopeful 27%
challenging 20%
sad 19%
funny 17%
tense 16%
inspiring 15%
dark 4%
informative 3%
adventurous 2%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 35%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 73% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 21%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 27%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | No: 3% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.5

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