Against the Grain by Jay Hogan

Against the Grain

Auckland Med. #4

Jay Hogan with Gary Furlong (Narrator)

11 hours first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ romance emotional reflective medium-paced


I don’t like labels and I’m happy that way, but it’s taken a long time to get here. A jerk of a father, too many bullies to name, and a string of dipshit boyfriends whose interest in me rarely made it past the skirts I sometimes wear. Suffice to s...

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emotional 100%
hopeful 40%
inspiring 40%
reflective 40%
sad 40%
tense 40%
challenging 20%
dark 20%
funny 20%
informative 20%
lighthearted 20%


medium 75%
slow 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

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