A Very Typical Family by Sierra Godfrey

A Very Typical Family

Sierra Godfrey

352 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective medium-paced


 For fans of Emma Straub and Jennifer Weiner, comes a heartfelt, darkly funny novel about learning to love (and forgive) your family...even when they accidentally put you behind bars.All families are messy. Some are disasters.Natalie Walker is the...

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Community Reviews Summary of 45 reviews


emotional 83%
reflective 58%
hopeful 41%
funny 33%
mysterious 25%
sad 25%
tense 25%
inspiring 16%
lighthearted 16%
adventurous 8%
challenging 8%
dark 8%


medium 46%
fast 38%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | N/A: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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