The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin

The City We Became

Great Cities #1

N.K. Jemisin

fiction fantasy magical realism adventurous challenging mysterious medium-paced

437 pages | first published 2020

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Three-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K. Jemisin crafts her most incredible novel yet, a "glorious" story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City. In Manhattan, a young grad student g...
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Moods

adventurous 88%
mysterious 47%
tense 41%
dark 30%
challenging 26%
funny 26%
hopeful 20%
emotional 18%
inspiring 15%
reflective 15%
informative 4%
lighthearted 3%
sad 1%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 26%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 22% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

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4.06

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