The Diviners by Libba Bray

The Diviners

The Diviners #1

Libba Bray

fiction fantasy historical young adult adventurous slow-paced

578 pages | first published 2012

Description

Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City—and she is pos-i-tute-ly ecstatic. It’s 1926, and New York is filled with speakeasies, Ziegfeld girls, and rakish pickpockets. The o...
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Moods

mysterious 89%
adventurous 77%
dark 76%
tense 46%
funny 29%
emotional 16%
challenging 7%
lighthearted 7%
hopeful 4%
informative 3%
inspiring 3%
sad 3%
reflective 1%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 29%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 27% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.01