fiction short stories challenging dark medium-paced

208 pages | first published 2018

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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "An unbelievable debut, one that announces a new and necessary American voice." --Tommy Orange, New York Times Book Review "An excitement and a wonder: strange, crazed, urgent and funny." --George Saunders "Dark a...
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Moods

dark 98%
challenging 62%
tense 48%
reflective 45%
emotional 39%
sad 24%
funny 20%
mysterious 17%
adventurous 13%
hopeful 4%
informative 4%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 46%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 38% | Character: 28% | Plot: 24% | N/A: 10%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 24% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 68% | No: 14% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 32% | N/A: 19% | No: 4%

Average rating

4.09