The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

The Downstairs Girl

Stacey Lee

fiction historical young adult challenging emotional medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2019

Description

From the critically-acclaimed author of Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon and founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family. Now available in paperback By day, seventeen-...
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Moods

hopeful 60%
inspiring 55%
emotional 52%
adventurous 35%
informative 31%
reflective 29%
funny 24%
lighthearted 21%
mysterious 16%
challenging 15%
tense 7%
sad 3%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 72%
fast 17%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Character: 30% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 99%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 43% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.02