The Agony House by Cherie Priest

The Agony House

Cherie Priest with Tara O'Connor (Illustrator)

fiction horror young adult dark mysterious tense fast-paced

272 pages | first published 2018

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Denise Farber has just moved back to New Orleans with her mom and step-dad. They left in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and have finally returned, wagering the last of their family's money on fixing up an old, rundown house and converting it to a b...
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Summary of 245 reviews

Moods

mysterious 84%
adventurous 76%
dark 46%
tense 23%
hopeful 15%
emotional 7%
funny 7%
inspiring 7%
lighthearted 7%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 21%
fast 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 44% | A mix: 33% | Character: 22%

Strong character development?

No: 36% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 27%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 27% | N/A: 18% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | N/A: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 10%

Average rating

3.55

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