It Helps with the Blues by Bryan Cebulski

It Helps with the Blues

Bryan Cebulski

178 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ literary dark emotional reflective medium-paced


“A raw look into the tumultuous world of teenage love and loss … a tour de force of emotions and self-discovery.”-Kevin Craig, The Camino ClubJules leaves. Gabriel rages.Estelle changes. Joshua hides.A boy embroils himself in a community of suburb...

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Community Reviews Summary of 13 reviews


emotional 80%
reflective 80%
dark 60%
sad 40%
challenging 20%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 20%


medium 80%
slow 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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