Rise to the Sun by Leah Johnson

Rise to the Sun

Leah Johnson

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ young adult emotional hopeful slow-paced

336 pages | first published 2021


Three days. Two girls. One life-changing music festival. Olivia is an expert at falling in love . . . and at being dumped. But after the fallout from her last breakup has left her an outcast at school and at home, she’s determined to turn over ...
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emotional 66%
lighthearted 66%
adventurous 50%
hopeful 33%
reflective 33%
funny 16%
tense 16%


medium 60%
fast 40%

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Character: 100%

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Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

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