Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers

Cracked Up to Be

Courtney Summers

fiction contemporary romance young adult emotional tense medium-paced

240 pages | first published 2008

Description

When "Perfect" Parker Fadley starts drinking at school and failing her classes, all of St. Peter's High goes on alert. How has the cheerleading captain, girlfriend of the most popular guy in school, consummate teacher's pet, and future valedictori...
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Moods

emotional 82%
dark 69%
sad 51%
tense 41%
mysterious 38%
challenging 35%
reflective 28%
funny 10%
hopeful 7%
adventurous 2%
informative 2%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 26%
slow 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | A mix: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 25% | No: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 91% | Yes: 5% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

3.64