When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey

When We Were Magic

Sarah Gailey

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult adventurous emotional lighthearted medium-paced

352 pages

Description

A moving, darkly funny novel about six teens whose magic goes wildly awry from Magic for Liars author Sarah Gailey, who Chuck Wendig calls an "author to watch." Keeping your magic a secret is hard. Being in love with your best friend is harder. A...
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Moods

emotional 62%
adventurous 52%
dark 52%
mysterious 42%
funny 37%
hopeful 25%
tense 25%
reflective 24%
lighthearted 22%
challenging 11%
inspiring 9%
sad 8%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 25%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 40% | Plot: 8% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 4% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.85