You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

You Should See Me in a Crown

Leah Johnson

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ young adult emotional funny lighthearted medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2020

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Becky Albertalli meets Jenny Han in a smart, hilarious, black girl magic, own voices rom-com by a staggeringly talented new writer. Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed...
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Moods

hopeful 73%
lighthearted 70%
emotional 61%
inspiring 57%
funny 53%
reflective 11%
relaxing 7%
adventurous 3%
sad 3%
challenging 2%
informative 1%
tense 1%
dark 0%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 37%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 41% | Plot: 13% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.25