Required Reading for the Disenfranchised Freshman by Kristen R. Lee

Required Reading for the Disenfranchised Freshman

Kristen R. Lee

fiction contemporary young adult challenging emotional slow-paced

336 pages | first published 2022

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A striking debut novel about racism on elite college campuses. Fans of Dear White People will embrace this activist-centered contemporary novel about a college freshman grappling with the challenges of attending an elite university with a disturbi...
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Summary of 64 reviews

Moods

emotional 75%
challenging 57%
reflective 42%
hopeful 35%
tense 35%
inspiring 32%
sad 25%
informative 17%
dark 14%
funny 7%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 3%

Pace

medium 37%
fast 34%
slow 27%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 26% | Plot: 15% | N/A: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 69% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 28% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.97

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