Scythe by Neal Shusterman

433 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction dystopian science fiction young adult adventurous dark tense medium-paced
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Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery:...

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Moods

adventurous 73%
dark 68%
tense 51%
mysterious 42%
reflective 33%
emotional 31%
challenging 25%
sad 9%
funny 8%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 8%
informative 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 34%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 21% | Character: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 59% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 21% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.28

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