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 84%
hopeful 61%
reflective 42%
challenging 30%
inspiring 30%
sad 30%
funny 11%
lighthearted 11%
tense 11%
adventurous 7%
dark 7%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 32%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 31%

Strong character development?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 8%

Average rating

3.78