We Play Ourselves by Jen Silverman

We Play Ourselves

Jen Silverman

336 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ literary reflective slow-paced

Description

When Cass - a thirty something-year old queer playwright - receives a prestigious award, it seems as though her career is finally taking off. That is until she finds herself at the centre of a searing public shaming. Fleeing New York, Cass moves t...

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Moods

reflective 76%
emotional 57%
dark 37%
funny 32%
challenging 25%
hopeful 25%
sad 15%
tense 13%
inspiring 11%
mysterious 11%
adventurous 5%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 39%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 22% | N/A: 1% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 52% | Yes: 26% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Average rating

3.89

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