The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

The Gilded Ones

Deathless #1

Namina Forna

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark emotional medium-paced

418 pages | first published 2021

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Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so sh...
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Summary of 6934 reviews

Moods

adventurous 93%
dark 57%
emotional 43%
tense 39%
mysterious 36%
inspiring 30%
challenging 23%
hopeful 22%
reflective 13%
sad 10%
funny 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 36%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Plot: 23% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 24% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.01

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