fiction contemporary young adult emotional fast-paced

368 pages | first published 2021

Description

International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood.If there's one thing seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter knows,...
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Moods

emotional 90%
hopeful 56%
inspiring 46%
reflective 42%
challenging 31%
sad 28%
tense 26%
funny 25%
dark 13%
informative 6%
adventurous 4%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

fast 53%
medium 43%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 65% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.48