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

Description

“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 Empire, ...
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Moods

adventurous 94%
dark 67%
tense 57%
emotional 40%
mysterious 30%
challenging 19%
sad 14%
inspiring 12%
hopeful 11%
reflective 4%
funny 2%
informative 0%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 45%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 67% | Plot: 20% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 7% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.23