The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould

The Dead and the Dark

Courtney Gould

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

384 pages | first published 2021

Description

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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Moods

dark 93%
mysterious 89%
tense 65%
emotional 62%
adventurous 32%
sad 27%
challenging 12%
reflective 12%
hopeful 11%
funny 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 72%
fast 20%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 25% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 15% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.09