My Monticello: Fiction by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

My Monticello: Fiction

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

fiction literary short stories challenging dark reflective medium-paced

224 pages | first published 2021

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A young woman descended from Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings driven from her neighborhood by a white militia. A university professor studying racism by conducting a secret social experiment on his own son. A single mother desperate to buy her f...
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Summary of 631 reviews

Moods

dark 68%
challenging 66%
reflective 59%
emotional 57%
tense 53%
sad 29%
adventurous 9%
hopeful 7%
informative 6%
inspiring 4%
mysterious 4%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 20%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 21% | Plot: 13% | N/A: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 14% | N/A: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 52% | Yes: 34% | No: 8% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 29% | N/A: 7%

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4.0

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