American Betiya by Anuradha D. Rajurkar

American Betiya

Anuradha D. Rajurkar

fiction young adult emotional fast-paced

368 pages


Fans of Sandhya Menon, Erika Sanchez and Jandy Nelson will identify with this luminous story of a young artist grappling with first love, family boundaries and the complications of a cross-cultural relationship. Rani Kelkar has never lied to her p...
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emotional 100%
reflective 66%
hopeful 46%
dark 40%
sad 33%
challenging 26%
inspiring 26%
tense 26%
informative 13%
funny 6%
lighthearted 6%


fast 46%
medium 40%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 53% | Yes: 46%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

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