Ziggy, Stardust and Me by James Brandon

Ziggy, Stardust and Me

James Brandon

fiction lgbtqia+ young adult reflective medium-paced

368 pages | first published 2019

Description

The year is 1973. The Watergate hearings are in full swing. The Vietnam War is still raging. And homosexuality is still officially considered a mental illness. In the midst of these trying times is sixteen-year-old Jonathan Collins, a bullied, anx...
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Moods

emotional 94%
sad 55%
hopeful 52%
reflective 35%
inspiring 29%
tense 23%
dark 22%
challenging 17%
adventurous 16%
informative 5%
funny 4%
lighthearted 1%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 32%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 74% | A mix: 21% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 17%

Average rating

4.15