Each of Us a Desert by Mark Oshiro

Each of Us a Desert

Mark Oshiro

fiction lgbtqia+ magical realism young adult adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

432 pages

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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Moods

emotional 75%
adventurous 68%
reflective 66%
dark 37%
challenging 32%
mysterious 30%
sad 22%
tense 21%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 13%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 57%
medium 39%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 11%

Average rating

4.03