Luster by Raven Leilani

Luster

Raven Leilani

fiction contemporary literary dark emotional reflective medium-paced

240 pages | first published 2020

Description

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLERLOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLERWASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER So delicious that it feels illicit . . . Raven Leilani's first novel reads like summer: sentences like ice that crackle or melt in...
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Moods

dark 74%
reflective 58%
emotional 56%
challenging 38%
sad 32%
tense 29%
funny 25%
mysterious 5%
adventurous 3%
hopeful 3%
informative 1%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 26%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 87% | A mix: 10% | Plot: 1% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 41% | No: 16% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | No: 39% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.76