Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

203 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult dark emotional reflective fast-paced

Description

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTSTONEWALL HONOR BOOKWALTER DEAN MYERS HONOR BOOK Pet is here to hunt a monster. Are you brave enough to look?There are no monsters anymore, or so the children in Lucille are taught. Jam and her best friend, Redemption, ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 8,339 reviews

Moods

emotional 67%
dark 57%
reflective 49%
hopeful 39%
challenging 37%
adventurous 36%
mysterious 33%
tense 31%
sad 22%
inspiring 21%
informative 4%
funny 2%

Pace

fast 62%
medium 33%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 24% | Character: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 36% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.29

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