fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious fast-paced

295 pages | first published 2012

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Alex Verus is part of a world hidden in plain sight, running a magic shop in London. And while Alex's own powers aren't as showy as some mages, he does have the advantage of foreseeing the possible future--allowing him to pull off operations that ...
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Summary of 1455 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
mysterious 52%
funny 26%
tense 23%
dark 22%
lighthearted 11%
emotional 7%
inspiring 4%
reflective 2%
challenging 1%
hopeful 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

fast 52%
medium 42%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Plot: 47% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 49% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 14% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.67

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