fiction fantasy young adult adventurous challenging medium-paced

362 pages | first published 2018

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In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives by centuries.No one resen...
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Moods

adventurous 86%
mysterious 65%
dark 21%
emotional 13%
lighthearted 13%
tense 13%
challenging 4%
hopeful 4%
relaxing 4%
sad 4%

Pace

medium 45%
slow 27%
fast 27%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 30% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

No: 52% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

No: 65% | Yes: 30% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 84% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 5%

Average rating

3.65