Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth

Plain Bad Heroines

Emily M. Danforth with Sara Lautman (Illustrator)

fiction historical horror lgbtqia+ adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

623 pages | first published 2020

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The award-winning author of The Miseducation of Cameron Post makes her adult debut with this highly imaginative and original horror-comedy centered around a cursed New England boarding school for girls—a wickedly whimsical celebration of the art o...
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Summary of 5124 reviews

Moods

mysterious 89%
dark 86%
tense 51%
adventurous 34%
funny 26%
emotional 24%
challenging 15%
reflective 11%
sad 9%
lighthearted 2%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 45%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Character: 25% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 18%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.81

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