Boys Don't Cry by Fíona Scarlett

Boys Don't Cry

Fíona Scarlett

178 pages first pub 2021 (editions) user-added

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Description

'I can't remember ever reading anything so moving . . . It's so beautiful.' MARIAN KEYESThey say boys don't cry.But Finn's seen his Da do it when he thinks no one's looking, so that's not true.And isn't it OK to be sad, when bad things happen?They...

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Community Reviews Summary of 950 reviews

Moods

emotional 95%
sad 88%
reflective 43%
dark 29%
challenging 24%
hopeful 17%
tense 16%
funny 11%
inspiring 11%
adventurous 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

fast 47%
medium 46%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.28

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