The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin

The City We Became

Great Cities #1

N.K. Jemisin

437 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary fantasy adventurous mysterious medium-paced
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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 gets ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 18,963 reviews

Moods

adventurous 88%
mysterious 47%
tense 42%
dark 30%
funny 27%
challenging 24%
hopeful 22%
emotional 21%
reflective 17%
inspiring 15%
informative 5%
lighthearted 3%
sad 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 26%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 23% | Character: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 99%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 19% | N/A: 1%

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