The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

The Marrow Thieves

Cherie Dimaline

fiction speculative fiction young adult emotional reflective sad medium-paced

240 pages | first published 2017

Description

In a futuristic world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America's Indigenous people, and it is their marrow that hol...
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Moods

emotional 69%
dark 62%
adventurous 56%
sad 55%
tense 50%
reflective 40%
hopeful 34%
challenging 28%
mysterious 16%
inspiring 14%
informative 8%
funny 1%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 29%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 28% | Plot: 19% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.12