fiction lgbtqia+ science fiction young adult adventurous dark tense fast-paced

400 pages | first published 2021

Description

Pacific Rim meets The Handmaid’s Tale in this blend of Chinese history and mecha science fiction for YA readers. The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle the mecha aliens ...
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Moods

adventurous 88%
dark 80%
tense 62%
emotional 48%
challenging 26%
inspiring 20%
mysterious 14%
reflective 9%
sad 8%
funny 7%
hopeful 6%
informative 2%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

fast 68%
medium 31%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 68% | Plot: 18% | Character: 12% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 9% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.42