On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

On the Come Up

Angie Thomas

fiction contemporary young adult emotional medium-paced

464 pages | first published 2019

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#1 New York Times bestseller - Seven starred reviews - Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book "For all the struggle in this book, Thomas rarely misses a step as a writer. Thomas continues to hold up that mirror with grace and confidence. We are l...
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Moods

emotional 81%
inspiring 66%
hopeful 51%
reflective 33%
challenging 32%
funny 29%
tense 23%
informative 17%
sad 15%
dark 9%
adventurous 7%
lighthearted 4%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 31%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 47% | A mix: 45% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.32