World Running Down by Al Hess

World Running Down

Al Hess

312 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ romance science fiction adventurous emotional hopeful medium-paced

Description

Valentine Weis is a salvager in the future wastelands of Utah. Wrestling with body dysphoria, he dreams of earning enough money to afford citizenship in Salt Lake City – a utopia where the testosterone and surgery he needs to transition is free, t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 195 reviews

Moods

adventurous 92%
emotional 75%
hopeful 64%
funny 32%
inspiring 20%
reflective 19%
lighthearted 14%
challenging 9%
informative 5%
tense 5%
relaxing 3%
dark 2%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 31%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 34% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 23%

Average rating

4.12

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