Each of Us a Desert by Mark Oshiro

Each of Us a Desert

Mark Oshiro

432 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

Description

From award-winning author Mark Oshiro comes a powerful coming-of-age fantasy novel about finding home and falling in love amidst the dangers of a desert where stories come to life Xochitl is destined to wander the desert alone, speaking her troubl...

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Community Reviews Summary of 452 reviews

Moods

emotional 74%
adventurous 70%
reflective 68%
dark 36%
challenging 32%
mysterious 31%
hopeful 24%
tense 22%
sad 19%
inspiring 17%

Pace

slow 56%
medium 42%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 11%

Average rating

3.98

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