Dominicana by Angie Cruz

Dominicana

Angie Cruz

fiction historical challenging emotional hopeful medium-paced

322 pages | first published 2019

Description

Fifteen-year-old Ana Cancion never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did. But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she has to say yes. It doesn’t matter that...
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Moods

emotional 86%
reflective 51%
sad 47%
hopeful 42%
challenging 33%
inspiring 26%
tense 21%
dark 18%
adventurous 9%
informative 8%
funny 4%
lighthearted 0%
mysterious 0%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 16%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 51% | Yes: 38% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 84% | No: 9% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.08