Flamer by Mike Curato

Flamer

Mike Curato

fiction lgbtqia+ young adult emotional hopeful slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2020

Description

A YA graphic novel about a 14-year-old boy who is bullied at Boy Scout camp, with near-fatal consequences.
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Moods

emotional 94%
hopeful 64%
sad 44%
inspiring 42%
reflective 38%
challenging 31%
dark 28%
tense 16%
funny 14%
adventurous 10%
informative 5%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 33%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 11% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 10% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

4.29