The Diviners by Libba Bray

The Diviners

The Diviners #1

Libba Bray

785 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical young adult adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

Large Print edition. A young woman discovers her mysterious powers could help catch a killer in the first book of The Diviners series--a stunning supernatural historical mystery set in 1920s New York City, from Printz Award-winning and New York Ti...

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Moods

mysterious 89%
adventurous 77%
dark 75%
tense 46%
funny 26%
emotional 16%
challenging 7%
sad 5%
hopeful 4%
lighthearted 4%
informative 3%
inspiring 2%
reflective 2%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 29%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Plot: 28% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

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