Gods of Want: Stories by K-Ming Chang

Gods of Want: Stories

K-Ming Chang

205 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ short stories speculative fiction challenging dark reflective medium-paced

Description

Startling stories center the bodies, memories, myths, and relationships of Asian American women in “a voracious, probing collection, proof of how exhilarating the short story can be” (The New York Times Book Review)—from the National Book Award “5...

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Moods

dark 65%
reflective 56%
challenging 49%
emotional 45%
mysterious 44%
funny 33%
sad 23%
tense 18%
adventurous 16%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 28%
fast 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 46% | A mix: 37% | N/A: 12% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | N/A: 30% | No: 21% | Yes: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 21% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 77% | No: 9% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 15% | N/A: 14%

Average rating

3.85

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