The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

The Mysterious Benedict Society

The Mysterious Benedict Society #1

Trenton Lee Stewart with Carson Ellis (Illustrator)

528 pages first pub 2007 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade mystery adventurous lighthearted mysterious medium-paced

Description

For fans of Lemony Snicket and Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, this first book in the bestselling, award-winning Mysterious Benedict Society Series is not to be missed "Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities?" Dozens of c...

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Community Reviews Summary of 11,127 reviews

Moods

adventurous 94%
mysterious 74%
lighthearted 52%
funny 51%
hopeful 27%
inspiring 18%
emotional 11%
tense 11%
challenging 5%
relaxing 5%
reflective 4%
dark 3%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 28%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 33% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 68% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | No: 38% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.16

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