The Darkness Outside Us by Eliot Schrefer

The Darkness Outside Us

Eliot Schrefer

fiction lgbtqia+ science fiction young adult adventurous medium-paced

416 pages | first published 2021

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They Both Die at the End meets The Loneliest Girl in the Universe in this mind-bending sci-fi mystery and tender love story about two boys aboard a spaceship sent on a rescue mission, from two-time National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer. Two...
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Moods

emotional 84%
mysterious 78%
adventurous 63%
dark 52%
tense 47%
challenging 36%
reflective 36%
hopeful 26%
inspiring 21%
funny 15%
sad 10%
informative 5%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 33%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 82% | Plot: 11% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 12% | No: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 18%

Average rating

4.47