Your Heart My Sky by Margarita Engle

Your Heart My Sky

Margarita Engle

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224 pages | first published 2021

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Acclaimed author Margarita Engle tells a painful, poignant story of love in a time of hunger inspired by her own family’s struggles during a dark period in Cuba’s history.The people of Cuba are living in el periodo especial en tiempos de paz—the s...
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emotional 80%
reflective 50%
sad 50%
challenging 40%
hopeful 30%
informative 30%
adventurous 20%
tense 20%
dark 10%


fast 60%
medium 30%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 60% | No: 20% | Yes: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | No: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 20%

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