Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

Remarkably Bright Creatures

Shelby Van Pelt

360 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary mystery emotional hopeful medium-paced

Description

A charming, witty, and compulsively readable exploration of friendship, reckoning, and hope that traces a widow's unlikely connection with a giant pacific octopus.After Tova Sullivan's husband died, she began working the night shift at the Sowell ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 34,074 reviews

Moods

emotional 80%
hopeful 70%
reflective 43%
inspiring 37%
funny 34%
lighthearted 33%
sad 23%
mysterious 20%
adventurous 15%
relaxing 11%
informative 5%
challenging 2%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 15%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 46% | No: 40% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.35

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