Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

Concrete Rose

Angie Thomas

fiction contemporary historical young adult emotional hopeful inspiring fast-paced

368 pages | first published 2021

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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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Summary of 6918 reviews

Moods

emotional 88%
hopeful 55%
inspiring 45%
reflective 41%
challenging 31%
sad 28%
tense 26%
funny 25%
dark 15%
informative 7%
adventurous 4%
lighthearted 3%

Pace

fast 50%
medium 45%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 64% | A mix: 31% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.45

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