Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

Lessons in Chemistry

Bonnie Garmus

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386 pages | first published 2022

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A must-read debut! Meet Elizabeth Zott: a one-of-a-kind scientist in 1960s California whose career takes a detour when she becomes the unlikely star of a beloved TV cooking show in this novel that is “irresistible, satisfying and full of fuel. It ...
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Summary of 1938 reviews

Moods

emotional 69%
inspiring 69%
funny 68%
hopeful 55%
reflective 34%
informative 30%
sad 26%
lighthearted 21%
challenging 17%
adventurous 8%
dark 6%
tense 3%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 71%
fast 21%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 49% | A mix: 43% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 62% | Yes: 23% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.45

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