Daughters of the New Year by E.M. Tran

Daughters of the New Year

E.M. Tran

fiction literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2022

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A captivating debut novel that moves backwards in time to trace five generations of Vietnamese mothers and daughters, drawing on Vietnamese zodiac astrology to chart the fateful events of their lives What does the future hold for those born in ...
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emotional 100%
reflective 83%
sad 83%
dark 33%
adventurous 16%
challenging 16%
hopeful 16%
informative 16%
tense 16%


medium 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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