Things a Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls

Things a Bright Girl Can Do

Sally Nicholls

fiction feminism historical lgbtqia+ young adult emotional inspiring slow-paced

432 pages | first published 2017

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Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2019, National Book Award, Books Are My Bag Readers' Awards and the YA Book Prize Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, thr...
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Moods

inspiring 79%
informative 63%
emotional 57%
hopeful 51%
reflective 36%
adventurous 20%
sad 12%
challenging 9%
funny 6%
lighthearted 6%
tense 4%
dark 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 24%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 40% | Plot: 12% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 39% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 19% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 1%

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3.91

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