The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould

The Dead and the Dark

Courtney Gould

fiction lgbtqia+ thriller young adult dark mysterious tense medium-paced

384 pages | first published 2021

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Courtney Gould's thrilling YA debut The Dead and the Dark is about the things that lurk in dark corners, the parts of you that can't remain hidden, and about finding home in places--and people--you didn't expect. The Dark has been waiting for far ...
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Summary of 1065 reviews

Moods

dark 93%
mysterious 90%
tense 62%
emotional 58%
adventurous 33%
sad 27%
challenging 10%
hopeful 10%
reflective 10%
funny 3%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 69%
fast 24%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Plot: 26% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 17% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.06

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