Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Long Way Down

Jason Reynolds

fiction contemporary poetry young adult dark emotional reflective fast-paced

411 pages | first published 2017

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A cannon. A strap. A piece. A biscuit. A burner. A heater. A chopper. A gat. A hammer A tool for RULE Or, you can call it a gun. That’s what fifteen-year-old Will has shoved in the back waistband of his jeans. See, his brother Shawn was j...
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Summary of 11744 reviews

Moods

emotional 84%
reflective 59%
dark 54%
sad 52%
tense 42%
challenging 39%
mysterious 11%
inspiring 9%
hopeful 8%
informative 4%
adventurous 2%
funny 1%

Pace

fast 85%
medium 11%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 74% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 7% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 5% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 41% | N/A: 5% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 78% | No: 10% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.27

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