Lightlark by Alex Aster

Lightlark

Lightlark #1

Alex Aster

409 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy romance young adult adventurous mysterious medium-paced

Description

Welcome to the Centennial.Every 100 years, the island of Lightlark appears to host the Centennial, a deadly game that only the rulers of six realms are invited to play. The invitation is a summons—a call to embrace victory and ruin, baubles and bl...

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Community Reviews Summary of 8,431 reviews

Moods

adventurous 92%
mysterious 67%
tense 43%
emotional 36%
dark 28%
challenging 19%
hopeful 11%
funny 7%
sad 7%
lighthearted 6%
inspiring 5%
reflective 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 27%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 30% | Character: 10% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 48% | No: 32% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 12% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.54

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