Pumpkin by Julie Murphy

336 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ young adult funny hopeful lighthearted medium-paced

Description

Waylon Russell Brewer is a fat, openly gay boy stuck in the small West Texas town of Clover City. His plan is to bide his time until he can graduate, move to Austin with his twin sister, Clementine, and finally go Full Waylon, so that he can live ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,160 reviews

Moods

funny 76%
lighthearted 75%
hopeful 67%
inspiring 59%
emotional 49%
reflective 15%
adventurous 9%
relaxing 9%
informative 3%
challenging 2%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 47%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 62% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | No: 6% | It's complicated: 5%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.23

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