fiction dystopian young adult adventurous emotional fast-paced

356 pages | first published 2003

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Where there has been love, now there is hate. Two families have been shattered by the divided and violent society they live in. Sephy Hadley - technically a Cross, powerful and privileged - has tied her life forever to the McGregor family. The McG...
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Summary of 2207 reviews

Moods

dark 79%
emotional 71%
tense 59%
sad 55%
challenging 41%
reflective 27%
adventurous 19%
mysterious 12%
inspiring 7%
hopeful 5%
informative 5%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 30%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 45% | A mix: 44% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 54% | Yes: 27% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 3% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.86

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