Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

Lessons in Chemistry

Bonnie Garmus

390 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

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Description

A must-read debut! Meet Elizabeth Zott: a one-of-a-kind scientist in 1960s California whose career takes a detour when she becomes the unlikely star of a beloved TV cooking show in this novel that is “irresistible, satisfying and full of fuel. It ...

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Moods

inspiring 73%
emotional 69%
funny 57%
hopeful 50%
reflective 33%
informative 27%
sad 27%
lighthearted 18%
challenging 17%
adventurous 7%
dark 7%
tense 4%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 23%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 42% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 59% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.32

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