When We Were Sisters by Fatimah Asghar

When We Were Sisters

Fatimah Asghar

327 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

An orphan grapples with gender, siblinghood, family, and coming-of-age as a Muslim in America in this lyrical debut novel from the acclaimed author of If They Come For Us.In this heartrending, lyrical debut work of fiction, Fatimah Asghar traces t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 910 reviews

Moods

emotional 92%
sad 68%
reflective 66%
dark 47%
challenging 34%
tense 17%
hopeful 15%
inspiring 6%
funny 4%
adventurous 1%
informative 1%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 33%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 17%

Average rating

4.11

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