The Guncle by Steven Rowley

The Guncle

Steven Rowley

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ emotional funny medium-paced

326 pages | first published 2021

Description

From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor comes a warm and deeply funny novel about a once-famous gay sitcom star whose unexpected family tragedy leaves him with his niece and nephew for the summer.Patrick, or Gay Uncle Pa...
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Moods

funny 90%
emotional 82%
hopeful 67%
lighthearted 51%
inspiring 38%
reflective 38%
sad 27%
relaxing 6%
adventurous 5%
challenging 3%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 25%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 9%

Average rating

4.33