The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

The Female of the Species

Mindy McGinnis

fiction contemporary mystery young adult dark emotional mysterious medium-paced

357 pages | first published 2016

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A contemporary YA novel that examines rape culture through alternating perspectives. Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it.Three years ago, when her older sister, Anna, was murdered and the killer walked free, Ale...
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Summary of 6122 reviews

Moods

dark 94%
emotional 71%
tense 52%
sad 45%
challenging 33%
reflective 33%
mysterious 25%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 8%
funny 7%
adventurous 6%
informative 5%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 34%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 62% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.13

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