The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

409 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

fiction fantasy romance young adult adventurous mysterious medium-paced

Description

Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue never sees them--until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks to her.His name is Gansey, a rich student at Aglionby, the local pr...

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Moods

adventurous 91%
mysterious 83%
funny 38%
emotional 36%
dark 35%
tense 24%
lighthearted 11%
hopeful 9%
challenging 8%
sad 8%
inspiring 7%
reflective 7%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 19%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 24% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 15% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 19% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.12

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