Not an Easy Win by Chrystal D. Giles

Not an Easy Win

Chrystal D. Giles with Nile Bullock (Narrator)

5 hours, 21 minutes first pub 2023 (editions) user-added

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 39 reviews


hopeful 68%
inspiring 52%
reflective 52%
emotional 47%
lighthearted 21%
challenging 15%
funny 10%
informative 5%
relaxing 5%
tense 5%


medium 45%
fast 45%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 16%

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