Bright Ruined Things by Samantha Cohoe

Bright Ruined Things

Samantha Cohoe

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2022

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A deftly-plotted tale about ambition and belonging, Bright Ruined Things takes Shakespeare's The Tempest and brilliantly reimagines its themes of family and love. Cohoe writes with a magic that dazzles and cuts right to the core. - Chloe Gong, New...
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Summary of 115 reviews

Moods

mysterious 92%
adventurous 60%
dark 54%
emotional 38%
tense 32%
sad 12%
challenging 8%
reflective 6%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 4%
funny 2%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 22%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 29% | Character: 18% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 21% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 36% | Yes: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 8% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.55

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