The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo

The Chosen and the Beautiful

Nghi Vo

fiction fantasy historical lgbtqia+ emotional reflective slow-paced

272 pages | first published 2021

Description

Immigrant. Socialite. Magician.Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society--she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She's also queer,...
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Moods

mysterious 73%
dark 52%
reflective 50%
emotional 43%
tense 33%
adventurous 20%
sad 18%
challenging 15%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 40%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 39% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 54% | No: 24% | Yes: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 5%

Average rating

4.04