Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades

224 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective fast-paced

Description

If you really want to know, we are the color of 7-Eleven root beer. The color of sand at Rockaway Beach when it blisters the bottoms of our feet. Color of soil . . .Welcome to Queens, New York, where streets echo with languages from all over the g...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,046 reviews

Moods

reflective 90%
emotional 77%
hopeful 28%
inspiring 27%
funny 21%
challenging 17%
sad 14%
informative 12%
dark 7%
adventurous 5%
lighthearted 5%
tense 3%
relaxing 2%

Pace

fast 52%
medium 39%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 14% | N/A: 14% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 29% | N/A: 11% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 29% | N/A: 8% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 38% | No: 26% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 9%

Average rating

4.1

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