True Biz by Sara Nović

True Biz

Sara Nović

fiction lgbtqia+ literary emotional hopeful reflective medium-paced

386 pages | first published 2022

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An “electrifying” (Celeste Ng) novel that follows a year of seismic romantic, political, and familial shifts for a teacher and her students at a boarding school for the deaf, from the acclaimed author of Girl at War True biz (adj/exclamation; Amer...
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Summary of 799 reviews

Moods

informative 84%
emotional 70%
reflective 45%
inspiring 37%
challenging 27%
hopeful 27%
funny 18%
adventurous 15%
sad 12%
tense 11%
dark 5%
lighthearted 4%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 69%
fast 20%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Character: 44% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 19%

Average rating

4.33

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