The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

The Girl in the Tower

Winternight Trilogy #2

Katherine Arden

363 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

Description

The magical adventure begun in The Bear and the Nightingale continues as brave Vasya, now a young woman, is forced to choose between marriage or life in a convent and instead flees her home—but soon finds herself called upon to help defend the cit...

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Moods

adventurous 96%
emotional 53%
mysterious 51%
dark 48%
tense 38%
inspiring 12%
challenging 11%
sad 11%
hopeful 8%
reflective 7%
informative 2%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 67%
slow 16%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Character: 20% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.35

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