Golden Boys by Phil Stamper

Golden Boys

Phil Stamper

352 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ romance young adult emotional hopeful lighthearted medium-paced

Description

It's the summer before senior year. Gabriel, Reese, Sal, and Heath are best friends, bonded in their small, rural town by their queerness, their good grades, and their big dreams. But they have plans for the summer, each about to embark on a new a...

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Community Reviews Summary of 903 reviews

Moods

lighthearted 80%
hopeful 60%
emotional 56%
funny 41%
inspiring 31%
reflective 28%
adventurous 24%
relaxing 17%
challenging 3%
sad 2%
informative 1%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 31%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 63% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.77

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