An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

An Ember in the Ashes

An Ember in the Ashes #1

Sabaa Tahir

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark fast-paced

464 pages | first published 2015

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“This novel is a harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human — and how hope might be kindled in the midst of oppression and fear.” — The Washington Post Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial E...
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Moods

adventurous 93%
dark 63%
tense 57%
emotional 43%
mysterious 32%
challenging 20%
hopeful 14%
sad 14%
inspiring 12%
reflective 4%
funny 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 43%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 21% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 15% | N/A: 2%

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4.23

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