The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

The Girl in the Tower

Winternight Trilogy #2

Katherine Arden

fiction fantasy historical adventurous emotional mysterious slow-paced

363 pages | first published 2017

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 95%
emotional 54%
mysterious 51%
dark 50%
tense 35%
sad 12%
inspiring 11%
challenging 10%
hopeful 8%
reflective 6%
informative 2%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 19%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Character: 21% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 62% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 14% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.35