Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn

Sharks in the Time of Saviors

Kawai Strong Washburn

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384 pages | first published 2020

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At seven years old, Nainoa falls into the sea and a shark takes him in its jaws - only to return him, unharmed, to his parents. For the next thirty years Noa and his siblings struggle with life in the shadow of this miracle. Sharks in the Time of ...
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Moods

emotional 82%
reflective 63%
sad 52%
mysterious 38%
challenging 31%
dark 27%
adventurous 24%
hopeful 23%
inspiring 14%
tense 10%
funny 5%
informative 4%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 37%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 74% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 41% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.94

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