Act Cool by Tobly McSmith

Act Cool

Tobly McSmith

352 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

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

Description

A trans teen walks the fine line between doing whatever it takes for his acting dream and staying true to himself in this moving, thought-provoking YA novel from the acclaimed author of Stay Gold.Aspiring actor August Greene just landed a coveted ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 635 reviews

Moods

emotional 86%
hopeful 60%
inspiring 54%
reflective 37%
sad 26%
funny 25%
challenging 23%
lighthearted 21%
informative 16%
dark 14%
tense 12%
adventurous 7%
relaxing 5%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 26%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 64% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 8% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.81

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