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 2318 reviews

Moods

hopeful 58%
inspiring 54%
emotional 53%
adventurous 38%
informative 28%
reflective 28%
funny 23%
lighthearted 21%
challenging 16%
mysterious 16%
tense 8%
sad 6%
relaxing 3%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 74%
fast 15%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 43% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.99

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