fiction fantasy historical young adult lighthearted slow-paced

549 pages | first published 2012

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Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of...
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Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 59%
dark 48%
emotional 48%
tense 40%
hopeful 11%
challenging 7%
funny 7%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 3%
reflective 3%
relaxing 3%
sad 3%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 18%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 90% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 8% | Yes: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 13%

Average rating

3.79