The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo, Sara Kipin

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic

Grishaverse

Leigh Bardugo, Sara Kipin

fiction fantasy short stories young adult adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

281 pages | first published 2017

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Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid's voice can summon deadly storms and where a r...
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Moods

dark 76%
adventurous 71%
mysterious 55%
emotional 30%
reflective 24%
tense 18%
sad 17%
inspiring 14%
challenging 11%
hopeful 10%
lighthearted 10%
relaxing 5%
funny 3%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 23%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 27% | Character: 14% | N/A: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 11% | N/A: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 7% | N/A: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 8% | No: 7%

Average rating

4.37