Crossbones by Kimberly Vale

Crossbones

Kimberly Vale

376 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark medium-paced

Description

Never trust a pirate.The Blood Bell tolls, marking the death of the pirate king and the start of the Trials—a heart-stopping competition where the reward is the Bone Crown. Only one contender can claim the coveted island throne; each will gamble l...

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Community Reviews Summary of 106 reviews

Moods

adventurous 100%
dark 40%
mysterious 27%
tense 22%
funny 18%
lighthearted 13%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 4%
reflective 4%
sad 4%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 36%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Plot: 23% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 14% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 7%

Average rating

3.62

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