Roxy by Jarrod Shusterman, Neal Shusterman

384 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction contemporary fantasy science fiction young adult dark emotional tense medium-paced

Description

The freeway is coming. It will cut the neighborhood in two. Construction has already started, pushing toward this corridor of condemned houses and cracked concrete with the momentum of the inevitable. Yet there you are, in the fifth house on the l...

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Community Reviews Summary of 495 reviews

Moods

dark 90%
emotional 72%
sad 65%
tense 55%
challenging 46%
reflective 31%
informative 22%
mysterious 12%
adventurous 8%
hopeful 2%
funny 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 25%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 47% | A mix: 41% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 44% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 41% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 8%

Average rating

3.96

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