Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow

Drum Roll, Please

Lisa Jenn Bigelow

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ middle grade emotional lighthearted slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2018

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Find the confidence to rock out to your own beat.Melly only joined the school band because her best friend, Olivia, begged her to. But to her surprise, quiet Melly loves playing the drums. It’s the only time she doesn’t feel like a mouse.Now, she ...
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emotional 69%
hopeful 69%
lighthearted 69%
reflective 56%
funny 52%
inspiring 30%
relaxing 17%
sad 17%
adventurous 13%


medium 77%
slow 13%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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