The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart

The Bone Shard Daughter

The Drowning Empire #1

Andrea Stewart

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

448 pages | first published 2020

Description

The Bone Shard Daughter is an unmissable fantasy debut from a major new voice in epic fantasy -- a stunning tale of magic, mystery, and revolution in which the former heir to the emperor will fight to reclaim her power and her place on the throne....

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Moods

adventurous 95%
mysterious 74%
dark 54%
tense 32%
emotional 27%
hopeful 14%
challenging 12%
funny 5%
inspiring 5%
reflective 4%
sad 4%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 17%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 22% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.23