Weather by Jenny Offill

Weather

Jenny Offill

fiction contemporary challenging funny reflective fast-paced

224 pages | first published 2020

Description

From the author of the nationwide best seller Dept. of Speculation--one of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year--a shimmering tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisisLizzie Benson slid into her job as a libraria...
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Moods

reflective 82%
funny 43%
challenging 39%
dark 38%
emotional 30%
sad 19%
informative 11%
tense 9%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 5%
mysterious 5%
lighthearted 4%
relaxing 3%
adventurous 1%

Pace

fast 49%
slow 26%
medium 24%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | A mix: 9% | N/A: 4%

Strong character development?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 32% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 35% | It's complicated: 32% | Yes: 28% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 81% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.64