Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman

Between Two Thorns

The Split Worlds #1

Emma Newman

11 hours, 59 minutes first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious medium-paced


The new season is starting and the Master of Ceremonies is missing. Max, an Arbiter of the Split Worlds Treaty, is assigned with the task of finding him--with no one to help but a dislocated soul and a mad sorcerer. There is a witness, but his mem...

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Community Reviews Summary of 381 reviews


mysterious 100%
adventurous 80%
dark 20%
tense 20%
funny 10%
informative 10%
lighthearted 10%
reflective 10%
relaxing 10%


medium 50%
slow 40%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | Yes: 42%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16%

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