Bad Girls Never Say Die by Jennifer Mathieu

Bad Girls Never Say Die

Jennifer Mathieu

fiction historical young adult dark emotional sad slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2021


From the acclaimed author of Moxie comes a gripping gender-flipped reimagining of The Outsiders that explores the deep bonds of female friendship and what it takes to be a bad girl. 1964. Houston, Texas. Evie Barnes is a bad girl. So are all her ...
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emotional 85%
sad 71%
dark 57%
tense 57%
adventurous 42%
challenging 28%
hopeful 14%
inspiring 14%
reflective 14%


slow 57%
medium 28%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Character: 28% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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