Skin of the Sea by Natasha Bowen

Skin of the Sea

Natasha Bowen

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous emotional medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2021

Description

An unforgettable fantasy debut inspired by West African mythology, this is Children of Blood and Bone meets The Little Mermaid, in which a mermaid takes on the gods themselves. A way to survive. A way to serve. A way to save. Simi prayed t...
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Moods

adventurous 96%
tense 44%
dark 40%
mysterious 40%
emotional 36%
challenging 32%
sad 20%
inspiring 16%
hopeful 12%
informative 12%
reflective 12%
funny 4%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 20%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 37%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 16% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | No: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 47% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.91