You Glow in the Dark by Liliana Colanzi

You Glow in the Dark

Liliana Colanzi with Chris Andrews (Translator)

144 pages first pub 2022 (editions) user-added

fiction fantasy historical short stories dark mysterious reflective medium-paced


The seven stories of You Glow in the Dark unfold in a Latin America wrecked and poisoned by human greed, and yet Colanzi’s writing—at once sleek and dense, otherworldly and intensely specific—casts an eerily bright spell over the wreckage. Some st...

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Community Reviews Summary of 57 reviews


dark 80%
mysterious 55%
reflective 50%
challenging 40%
adventurous 35%
emotional 20%
tense 20%
informative 15%
funny 10%
sad 10%


medium 52%
fast 42%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 30% | N/A: 20%

Strong character development?

N/A: 37% | No: 37% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 12% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 71% | N/A: 14% | No: 14%

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