Lucky Girl by Irene Muchemi-Ndiritu

336 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction literary challenging emotional reflective medium-paced
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Description

A privileged young Kenyan woman flees the expectations of her mother for a life in New York that challenges all her beliefs about race, love, and family in this rich and engaging debut.Since I was a child I had been searching for a place where I c...

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Community Reviews Summary of 173 reviews

Moods

emotional 83%
reflective 68%
hopeful 40%
sad 40%
inspiring 32%
challenging 28%
informative 19%
tense 13%
adventurous 11%
dark 4%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 73%
slow 18%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 64% | A mix: 31% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 8%

Average rating

4.1

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