fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious slow-paced

314 pages | first published 2002

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When seventeen-year-old Valerie runs away to New York City, she's trying to escape a life that has utterly betrayed her. Sporting a new identity, she takes up with a gang of squatters who live in the city's labyrinthine subway system. But there's ...
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Summary of 3274 reviews

Moods

dark 80%
adventurous 79%
mysterious 53%
tense 31%
emotional 23%
challenging 11%
sad 7%
funny 5%
hopeful 2%
reflective 2%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 26%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 25% | Plot: 17% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 19%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 23%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 58% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 16%

Average rating

3.64

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