PET by Akwaeke Emezi

203 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult dark emotional reflective fast-paced

Description

There are no monsters anymore, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught. Jam and her best friend, Redemption, have grown up with this lesson all their life. But when Jam meets Pet, a creature made of horns and colors and claws, who eme...

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Community Reviews Summary of 12,327 reviews

Moods

emotional 69%
dark 61%
reflective 48%
challenging 39%
hopeful 36%
mysterious 34%
adventurous 33%
tense 33%
sad 24%
inspiring 19%
informative 4%
funny 2%

Pace

fast 62%
medium 33%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 25% | Character: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 9% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.28

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