The Mothers by Brit Bennett

The Mothers

Brit Bennett

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2016

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Bittersweet, sexy, morally fraught." -The New York Times Book Review Luminous... engrossing and poignant, this is one not to miss. -People, Pick of the Week Fantastic... a book that feels alive on the page. -The Washingt...
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Summary of 12399 reviews

Moods

emotional 87%
reflective 77%
sad 50%
challenging 24%
dark 15%
tense 13%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 4%
mysterious 4%
adventurous 1%
funny 1%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 68%
slow 19%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 69% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 51% | Yes: 32% | No: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 88% | No: 7% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.99

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