Bruised by Tanya Boteju

Bruised

Tanya Boteju

fiction lgbtqia+ young adult emotional fast-paced

336 pages | first published 2021

Description

Whip It meets We Are Okay in this vibrant coming-of-age story, about a teen girl navigates first love, identity, and grief when she immerses herself in the colorful, brutal, beautiful world of roller derby--from the acclaimed author of Kings, Quee...
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Moods

emotional 72%
hopeful 52%
reflective 37%
sad 27%
inspiring 23%
dark 18%
challenging 16%
funny 11%
adventurous 10%
lighthearted 10%
tense 10%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 39%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 77% | A mix: 20% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Average rating

3.63