Not an Easy Win by Chrystal D. Giles

Not an Easy Win

Chrystal D. Giles

256 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction childrens contemporary middle grade race sports adventurous emotional medium-paced


Nothing’s gone right for Lawrence since he had to move from Charlotte to Larenville, North Carolina, to live with his granny. When Lawrence ends up in one too many fights at his new school, he gets expelled. The fight wasn’t his fault, but since h...

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Community Reviews Summary of 29 reviews


hopeful 71%
emotional 50%
inspiring 50%
reflective 42%
lighthearted 21%
challenging 7%
funny 7%
informative 7%
relaxing 7%
tense 7%


medium 53%
fast 40%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 37% | No: 25%

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