Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire

Rosemary and Rue

October Daye #1

Seanan McGuire

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious fast-paced

368 pages | first published 2009

Description

The world of Faerie never disappeared: it merely went into hiding, continuing to exist parallel to our own. Secrecy is the key to Faerie's survival—but no secret can be kept forever, and when the fae and mortal worlds collide, changelings are born...
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Moods

adventurous 85%
mysterious 64%
dark 52%
emotional 31%
funny 27%
tense 27%
sad 16%
challenging 10%
hopeful 10%
reflective 8%
lighthearted 4%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 39%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Plot: 45% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 39% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.63