When Franny Stands Up by Eden Robins

When Franny Stands Up

Eden Robins

368 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ emotional funny lighthearted medium-paced


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel meets A League of Their Own in this inspiring story Buzzfeed calls "a warm hug of a novel."Franny Steinberg knows there's powerful magic in laughter. She's witnessed it. With the men of Chicago off fighting WWII on distan...

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Community Reviews Summary of 38 reviews


funny 87%
lighthearted 75%
emotional 50%
hopeful 37%
reflective 25%
sad 25%
adventurous 12%
challenging 12%
dark 12%
informative 12%
inspiring 12%
tense 12%


slow 50%
medium 30%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

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