fiction contemporary fantasy mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

480 pages | first published 2019

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The mesmerizing adult debut from Leigh Bardugo, a tale of power, privilege, dark magic, and murder set among the Ivy League eliteGalaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a h...
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Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 89%
tense 56%
adventurous 49%
emotional 24%
challenging 16%
sad 10%
funny 6%
reflective 3%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%
inspiring 0%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 24%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Plot: 25% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 11% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 12% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.08