The Mad Girls of New York by Maya Rodale

The Mad Girls of New York

A Nellie Bly Novel #1

Maya Rodale

fiction historical mystery adventurous emotional informative medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2022

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An exciting novel based on the fearless reporter Nellie Bly, who would stop at nothing to expose injustices against women in early 19th century New York, even at the risk of her own life and freedom. In 1887 New York City, Nellie Bly has ambition...
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Summary of 47 reviews

Moods

adventurous 70%
informative 58%
emotional 54%
tense 41%
dark 37%
sad 29%
challenging 20%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 20%
mysterious 20%
reflective 20%
funny 12%
lighthearted 4%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 25%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 24% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 22% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | No: 36% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 52% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.82

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