The Knockout Queen by Rufi Thorpe

The Knockout Queen

Rufi Thorpe

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ emotional funny reflective medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2020

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Rufi Thorpe returns to the subject that made her debut novel The Girls from Corona del Mar so endlessly compelling: the complexity and urgency of best friendship. In The Knockout Queen two unlikely friends form an alliance—a slight, hyper-intellig...
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Summary of 1611 reviews

Moods

emotional 79%
dark 63%
reflective 52%
sad 45%
funny 28%
challenging 26%
tense 24%
adventurous 5%
hopeful 5%
mysterious 3%
informative 2%
lighthearted 2%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 18%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 29% | No: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 6%

Average rating

3.69

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