Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley

Nightcrawling

Leila Mottley

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2022

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A dazzling, unforgettable novel about a young black woman who walks the streets of Oakland and stumbles headlong into the failure of its justice system—a debut that announces a blazingly original voice.Kiara and her brother, Marcus, are barely scr...
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Summary of 1388 reviews

Moods

dark 85%
emotional 79%
sad 75%
challenging 56%
tense 41%
reflective 30%
hopeful 8%
informative 8%
inspiring 4%
mysterious 2%
adventurous 1%

Pace

medium 68%
slow 16%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Character: 31% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 41% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.19

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