Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

346 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction fantasy romance young adult adventurous dark mysterious slow-paced

Description

If you're excited about the upcoming Disney film Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson, don't miss Cruel Beauty. The romance of Beauty and the Beast meets the adventure of Graceling in this dazzling fantasy novel about our deepest desires and...

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Moods

mysterious 70%
dark 67%
adventurous 57%
emotional 37%
tense 28%
challenging 12%
sad 10%
funny 8%
hopeful 7%
reflective 5%
lighthearted 4%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 20%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Character: 25% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 17%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 24%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 78% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 5% | Yes: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.54

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