fiction historical lgbtqia+ young adult reflective slow-paced

416 pages | first published 2018

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In 1955, eighteen-year-old Janet Jones keeps the love she shares with her best friend Marie a secret. It's not easy being gay in Washington, DC, in the age of McCarthyism, but when she discovers a series of books about women falling in love with o...
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Summary of 1034 reviews

Moods

emotional 70%
hopeful 50%
reflective 46%
inspiring 36%
informative 35%
sad 18%
lighthearted 17%
mysterious 15%
adventurous 10%
challenging 10%
funny 9%
tense 5%
relaxing 3%
dark 2%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 34%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 34% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 16%

Average rating

3.76

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