How to Be Eaten by Maria Adelmann

How to Be Eaten

Maria Adelmann

291 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy literary dark emotional mysterious medium-paced

Description

In present-day New York City, five women meet in a basement support group to process their traumas. Bernice grapples with the fallout of dating a psychopathic, blue-bearded billionaire. Ruby, once devoured by a wolf, now wears him as a coat. Grete...

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Moods

dark 89%
emotional 51%
mysterious 47%
reflective 38%
funny 28%
tense 27%
sad 23%
challenging 18%
adventurous 13%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 26%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 51% | Yes: 33% | No: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 43% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.69

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