This Is Where the World Ends by Amy Zhang

This Is Where the World Ends

Amy Zhang

fiction contemporary young adult dark emotional tense medium-paced

287 pages | first published 2016


Janie and Micah, Micah and Janie. That’s how it’s been ever since elementary school, when Janie Vivien moved next door. Janie says Micah is everything she is not. Where Micah is shy, Janie is outgoing. Where Micah loves music, Janie loves art. It’...
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emotional 87%
dark 62%
sad 50%
mysterious 25%
reflective 25%
tense 25%


medium 87%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 57% | A mix: 42%

Strong character development?

No: 71% | Yes: 28%

Loveable characters?

No: 62% | Yes: 37%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | Yes: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 14%

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