Bruised by Tanya Boteju

Bruised

Tanya Boteju

fiction lgbtqia+ young adult emotional fast-paced

336 pages | first published 2021

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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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Summary of 386 reviews

Moods

emotional 84%
hopeful 48%
reflective 40%
sad 27%
inspiring 24%
challenging 23%
dark 20%
funny 14%
tense 13%
adventurous 10%
lighthearted 7%
informative 3%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 35%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 81% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Average rating

3.69

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