Face by Joma West


Joma West

272 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction dystopian speculative fiction challenging dark reflective medium-paced


Life is competitive; all the best babies are designed now.Schuyler and Madeline Burroughs have the perfect Face—rich and powerful enough to assure their dominance in society.But in SchAddie’s household, cracks are beginning to appear. Schuyler is ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 86 reviews


dark 75%
reflective 50%
challenging 45%
mysterious 33%
tense 25%
emotional 16%
sad 16%
adventurous 8%
hopeful 4%


medium 56%
slow 28%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 82% | A mix: 17%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 59% | Yes: 27% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

No: 72% | It's complicated: 27%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | No: 13% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 18%

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