The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski

The Midnight Lie

Forgotten Gods #1

Marie Rutkoski

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

368 pages | first published 2020

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Where Nirrim lives, crime abounds, a harsh tribunal rules, and society’s pleasures are reserved for the High Kith. Life in the Ward is grim and punishing. People of her low status are forbidden from sampling sweets or wearing colors. You either fo...
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Moods

adventurous 83%
mysterious 67%
emotional 49%
dark 30%
tense 23%
sad 14%
reflective 13%
hopeful 11%
challenging 9%
funny 9%
inspiring 7%
lighthearted 6%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 18%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Character: 31% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 11% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.04