The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

The Secret Life of Bees

Sue Monk Kidd

fiction historical emotional reflective medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2001

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The multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings and the forthcoming novel The Book of Longings Set in South Carolina in 1...
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Moods

emotional 87%
reflective 58%
hopeful 45%
inspiring 45%
sad 34%
adventurous 16%
lighthearted 12%
funny 9%
tense 9%
dark 7%
challenging 5%
informative 4%
mysterious 4%
relaxing 4%

Pace

medium 70%
slow 19%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 4% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.94