fiction fantasy historical horror lgbtqia+ adventurous emotional reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 1991

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"The Gilda Stories is groundbreaking not just for the wild lives it portrays, but for how it portrays them--communally, unapologetically, roaming fiercely over space and time."--Emma Donoghue, author of Room "Jewelle Gomez sees right into the hear...
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summary of 332 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

reflective 80%
emotional 63%
dark 44%
hopeful 42%
adventurous 38%
mysterious 34%
inspiring 29%
challenging 27%
sad 17%
tense 17%
informative 4%
relaxing 4%
funny 2%

Pace

slow 72%
medium 25%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 93% | A mix: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 19%

Average rating

3.96