Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

Happiness Falls

Angie Kim

384 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary mystery emotional mysterious reflective medium-paced
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“We didn’t call the police right away.” Those are the electric first words of this extraordinary novel about a biracial Korean American family in Virginia whose lives are upended when their beloved father and husband goes missing.Mia, the irrevere...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,503 reviews

Moods

mysterious 76%
emotional 74%
reflective 49%
informative 40%
sad 39%
tense 37%
challenging 34%
hopeful 22%
dark 18%
inspiring 17%
adventurous 7%
funny 6%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 20%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 69% | Character: 15% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | No: 2% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 9%

Average rating

3.97

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