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I’m looking for narrative-driven books that are still nuanced and well-observed, basically not sensational or bang-you-over-the-head preachy in style.Ask a book critic: What’s a good summer read with a Wonder Years feel?|Constance Grady|July 13, 2021|Vox
Too much packaging of mental health stories could also seem heavy-handed or preachy.In a rare admission, MTV says its mental-health portrayals are sometimes damaging|Steven Zeitchik|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
The moms accuse me of being too preachy and not loving my children.These Moms Work as Doctors and Scientists. But They've Also Taken On Another Job: Fighting COVID-19 Misinformation Online|Eliana Dockterman|March 24, 2021|Time
But, unlike another famously athletic and God-fearing Tim (Mr. Tebow), Howard is far less preachy.
There were a lot of characters making these preachy speeches.A Tony Voter on Bryan Cranston’s Overrated LBJ, Neil Patrick Harris’s Underwhelming Hedwig|Michael Musto|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Free to Be wasn't politically-correct in an annoyingly preachy way.
And it's not a preachy, political attack on that culture, which was another common reading.Warhol's $105 Million 'Crash' Is A Portrait of Consumption|Blake Gopnik|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He Said: Overflowing with stock Ryan Murphy tropes, this felt oddly preachy and off-putting rather than endearing.
And Betty isnt so preachy as she was when we weeded dandelions on your lawn, commented Ruth.Girl Scouts at Dandelion Camp|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
They do to-day—only we make a fuss about it and get preachy.The Memoirs of an American Citizen|Robert Herrick
Oh, you are so preachy, you are so good-natured, you believe all the prim things that grown people say!Betty Leicester|Sarah Orne Jewett
A clever story, not a bit preachy, but with much influence for right living in evidence throughout.Irma in Italy|Helen Leah Reed
The Walls of Jericho being a long, preachy and rather foolish tirade against a game of cards, my apparent digression is necessary.