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

When 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 family’s struggling mussel farm. Not to his jerk of a brother. Not wi...

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Community Reviews Summary of 180 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
hopeful 63%
funny 31%
inspiring 31%
lighthearted 31%
reflective 31%
sad 27%
tense 22%
adventurous 18%
informative 18%
relaxing 13%
challenging 4%
dark 4%

Pace

medium 85%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 72% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 6%

Average rating

4.12

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