Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett

Mostly Dead Things

Kristen Arnett

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary dark emotional reflective medium-paced

354 pages | first published 2019

Description

What does it take to come back to life? For Jessa-Lynn Morton, the question is not an abstract one. In the wake of her father’s suicide, Jessa has stepped up to manage his failing taxidermy business while the rest of the Morton family crumbles. He...
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Moods

dark 79%
emotional 74%
reflective 54%
sad 40%
funny 33%
challenging 17%
tense 14%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 3%
adventurous 2%
mysterious 2%
informative 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 38%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 82% | A mix: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 34% | Yes: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.56