When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

When the Moon Was Ours

Anna-Marie McLemore

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ magical realism young adult emotional lighthearted reflective medium-paced

273 pages | first published 2016

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To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel’s wrist, and rumors say that she spilled out of a water tower when she was five. Sam is known for the moons he paints and hangs in...
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Moods

emotional 87%
mysterious 56%
reflective 56%
hopeful 43%
inspiring 23%
sad 18%
adventurous 16%
dark 14%
tense 11%
challenging 10%
lighthearted 7%
relaxing 4%
funny 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 32%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 9%

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