A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire

A Local Habitation

October Daye #2

Seanan McGuire

fiction fantasy mysterious slow-paced

377 pages | first published 2010

Description

October "Toby" Daye is a changeling, the daughter of Amandine of the fae and a mortal man. Like her mother, she is gifted in blood magic, able to read what has happened to a person through a mere taste of blood. Toby is the only changeling who has...
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Moods

adventurous 85%
mysterious 77%
dark 59%
emotional 37%
tense 25%
sad 14%
challenging 11%
funny 11%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 3%
reflective 3%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 26%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 53% | A mix: 46%

Strong character development?

Yes: 63% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 15%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 18%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 61% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 11%

Average rating

3.69