This Is Why They Hate Us by Aaron H. Aceves

This Is Why They Hate Us

Aaron H. Aceves

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

400 pages | first published 2022

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This fun, irreverent summer romp is Netflix’s Never Have I Ever meets What If It’s Us about a high school senior determined to get over his unrequited feelings for his best friend by getting under someone else. Enrique “Quique” Luna has one goa...
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emotional 100%
funny 60%
reflective 60%
hopeful 40%
inspiring 40%
lighthearted 20%
sad 20%
tense 20%


medium 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 40%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

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