fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark tense medium-paced

416 pages | first published 2018

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By #1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue. Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in s...
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Summary of 76803 reviews

Moods

adventurous 90%
dark 57%
tense 50%
mysterious 49%
emotional 20%
challenging 17%
funny 12%
inspiring 4%
lighthearted 4%
hopeful 3%
reflective 3%
sad 3%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 26%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 24% | Character: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 42% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 12% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.0

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