The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson

The Bookshop of Yesterdays

Amy Meyerson

fiction contemporary mystery lighthearted mysterious slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2018

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A woman inherits a beloved bookstore and sets forth on a journey of self-discovery in this poignant debut about family, forgiveness and a love of reading.Miranda Brooks grew up in the stacks of her eccentric Uncle Billy’s bookstore, solving the in...
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Summary of 1712 reviews

Moods

emotional 67%
mysterious 63%
reflective 41%
sad 37%
adventurous 33%
hopeful 31%
lighthearted 31%
inspiring 15%
funny 8%
tense 8%
challenging 6%
dark 6%
relaxing 3%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 34%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Character: 31% | Plot: 23%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 21% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 74% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.56

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