The Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno

The Half Life of Molly Pierce

Katrina Leno

fiction young adult mysterious fast-paced

256 pages


An intricately woven debut psychological mystery and a profound coming of age story for fans of Made You Up by Francesca Zappia and All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. "Introduces a fierce new presence." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"5...
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sad 100%
challenging 66%
emotional 66%
mysterious 66%
dark 33%
hopeful 33%
reflective 33%
tense 33%


fast 66%
medium 33%

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Character: 100%

Strong character development?

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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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