Act Cool by Tobly McSmith

Act Cool

Tobly McSmith

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

352 pages | first published 2021

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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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Summary of 268 reviews

Moods

emotional 85%
inspiring 58%
hopeful 57%
reflective 36%
funny 28%
sad 28%
challenging 22%
lighthearted 22%
informative 16%
tense 16%
dark 10%
adventurous 5%
relaxing 5%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 30%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 10% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.82

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