The Witch Haven by Sasha Peyton Smith

The Witch Haven

Sasha Peyton Smith

fiction historical magical realism young adult adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

448 pages | first published 2021

Description

In 1911 New York City, seventeen-year-old Frances Hallowell spends her days as a seamstress, mourning the mysterious death of her brother months prior. Everything changes when she’s attacked and a man ends up dead at her feet—her scissors in his n...
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Moods

mysterious 90%
adventurous 71%
dark 57%
emotional 48%
tense 32%
hopeful 12%
reflective 8%
sad 7%
challenging 4%
funny 2%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 19%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 30% | Character: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 77% | No: 13% | It's complicated: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.81