Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi

224 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult dark emotional hopeful medium-paced

Description

From the critically acclaimed author of Pet and The Death of Vivek Oji, Bitter, a companion novel to Pet, takes a timely and riveting look at the power of youth, protest and art. Bitter is thrilled to have been chosen to attend Eucalyptus, a sp...

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Moods

emotional 71%
dark 63%
hopeful 51%
tense 45%
challenging 41%
reflective 40%
inspiring 32%
adventurous 30%
sad 20%
mysterious 13%
informative 3%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 46%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 70% | Character: 16% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 99%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.24

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