Breathe and Count Back from Ten by Natalia Sylvester

Breathe and Count Back from Ten

Natalia Sylvester

fiction contemporary young adult emotional reflective medium-paced

346 pages | first published 2022

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In this gorgeously written and authentic novel, Verónica, a Peruvian-American teen with hip dysplasia, auditions to become a mermaid at a Central Florida theme park in the summer before her senior year, all while figuring out her first real boyfri...
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Summary of 145 reviews

Moods

emotional 77%
hopeful 67%
inspiring 46%
reflective 45%
lighthearted 28%
funny 16%
informative 16%
adventurous 14%
challenging 14%
tense 6%
sad 3%
relaxing 2%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 76%
fast 17%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 48% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 13%

Average rating

4.36

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