Dreaming of You: A Novel in Verse by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

Dreaming of You: A Novel in Verse

Melissa Lozada-Oliva

fiction poetry dark funny reflective medium-paced

192 pages | first published 2021

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Dreaming of You, a genre-bending verse novel in which a young Latinx poet, grappling with loneliness and heartache, brings Tejana pop star Selena Quintanilla back to life through a seance, kicking off an absurd, uncanny trip narrated by a Greek ch...
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Moods

dark 84%
reflective 73%
emotional 63%
funny 52%
mysterious 42%
challenging 26%
sad 21%
adventurous 15%
inspiring 5%
lighthearted 5%
tense 5%

Pace

fast 68%
medium 21%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 38% | N/A: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 38% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 58% | No: 16% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 8%

Average rating

3.79