Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

Descendant of the Crane

Joan He

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious medium-paced

416 pages | first published 2019

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"Deep world-building, magical family secrets, and intricate palace politics--Descendant of the Crane soars from page one. Its twists and treacheries kept me guessing until the very end." Rachel Hartman, New York Times bestselling author of Seraphi...
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Moods

mysterious 85%
adventurous 70%
tense 53%
emotional 47%
dark 33%
challenging 14%
sad 13%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 7%
reflective 7%
informative 2%
funny 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 22%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Plot: 38% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 67% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 13%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 15% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.72