The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

The Other Black Girl

Zakiya Dalila Harris

fiction contemporary literary thriller dark mysterious slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2021

Description

Get Out meets The Devil Wears Prada in this electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing. Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is ...
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Moods

mysterious 83%
dark 66%
tense 61%
challenging 25%
reflective 21%
emotional 12%
funny 9%
informative 8%
adventurous 5%
sad 3%
hopeful 0%
inspiring 0%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 37%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 22% | Plot: 22% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 35% | No: 21% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 33% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.57