Unguarded by Jay Hogan

304 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ romance adventurous emotional slow-paced


I fled Boston and my cheating jerk of an ex with three hundred dollars and a lip gloss in my pocket. Waking up the next day in Burlington, Vermont, with a crick in my back and a frozen ass wasn’t exactly in the plan. If there was one. Which there ...

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emotional 89%
hopeful 36%
funny 31%
lighthearted 26%
inspiring 15%
reflective 15%
sad 10%
adventurous 5%
challenging 5%
tense 5%


medium 70%
fast 20%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 21%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 16%

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