The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Kelly Barnhill

fiction childrens fantasy middle grade emotional hopeful mysterious medium-paced

388 pages | first published 2016

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Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind and gentle. She shares her h...
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Moods

adventurous 74%
hopeful 65%
emotional 59%
mysterious 41%
lighthearted 36%
inspiring 31%
funny 24%
reflective 20%
sad 15%
relaxing 12%
dark 10%
challenging 7%
informative 1%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 18%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Character: 26% | Plot: 14% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | No: 7% | It's complicated: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 14% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.13