Boys Don't Cry: 'Beautiful.' Marian Keyes by Fíona Scarlett

Boys Don't Cry: 'Beautiful.' Marian Keyes

Fíona Scarlett

196 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Description

They 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 say boys don't cry, but you might . . .

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Moods

emotional 95%
sad 88%
reflective 43%
dark 30%
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: 29% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.28

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