The Girls in the Stilt House by Kelly Mustian

The Girls in the Stilt House

Kelly Mustian

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384 pages

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Set in 1920s Mississippi, this debut Southern novel weaves a beautiful and harrowing story of two teenage girls cast in an unlikely partnership through murder--perfect for readers of Where the Crawdads Sing and If the Creek Don't Rise.Ada promised...
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Summary of 280 reviews

Moods

emotional 77%
sad 61%
dark 40%
adventurous 38%
tense 34%
challenging 30%
reflective 21%
hopeful 20%
mysterious 17%
informative 8%
inspiring 7%

Pace

medium 67%
slow 20%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Character: 32% | Plot: 16% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | No: 3% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 39% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.93

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