Off Balance by Jay Hogan

Off Balance

Painted Bay #1

Jay Hogan

382 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ romance emotional funny hopeful medium-paced

Description

2021 Romance Book of The Year Award — Romance Writers of New ZealandWhen JUDAH MADDEN flees his tiny suffocating home town in New Zealand for the dream of international ballet stardom, he never intends coming back. Not to Painted Bay. Not to his f...

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Community Reviews Summary of 185 reviews

Moods

emotional 91%
hopeful 65%
funny 34%
lighthearted 34%
inspiring 30%
reflective 30%
sad 26%
tense 21%
adventurous 17%
informative 17%
relaxing 13%
challenging 4%
dark 4%
mysterious 4%

Pace

medium 86%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 5%

Average rating

4.12

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