Tell Me How to Be by Neel Patel

Tell Me How to Be

Neel Patel

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2021

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 From rising star Neel Patel (“refreshing…defiant…consistently surprising” --New York Times), a darkly funny and heartbreaking debut novel about an Indian-American family confronting the secrets between themRenu Amin always seemed perfect: doting ...
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Summary of 211 reviews

Moods

emotional 93%
reflective 79%
sad 53%
hopeful 26%
challenging 19%
dark 14%
inspiring 14%
tense 13%
funny 9%
informative 5%
mysterious 4%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%
adventurous 1%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 27%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 14% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

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4.26

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