A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

A Darker Shade of Magic

Shades of Magic #1

V.E. Schwab

fiction fantasy adventurous dark fast-paced

400 pages | first published 2015

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A Darker Shade of Magic, from #1 New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab Kell is one of the last Antari--magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was rais...
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Moods

adventurous 98%
dark 55%
mysterious 54%
tense 32%
funny 15%
emotional 14%
challenging 6%
hopeful 4%
lighthearted 4%
inspiring 3%
reflective 1%
relaxing 1%
sad 1%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 40%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Plot: 40% | Character: 8% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 8% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 43% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.09