The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

The Downstairs Girl

Stacey Lee

fiction historical young adult challenging emotional medium-paced

384 pages | first published 2019

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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. This vividly rendered historic novel will keep...
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Summary of 2196 reviews

Moods

hopeful 58%
emotional 54%
inspiring 54%
adventurous 37%
informative 28%
reflective 28%
funny 23%
lighthearted 21%
challenging 16%
mysterious 16%
tense 8%
sad 5%
relaxing 3%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 73%
fast 16%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 30% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 99%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 43% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.0

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