The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin

The City We Became

Great Cities #1

N.K. Jemisin

480 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction fantasy magical realism adventurous mysterious medium-paced

Description

Three-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K. Jemisin crafts her most incredible novel yet, a story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City.In Manhattan, a young grad student gets off the tra...

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Moods

adventurous 88%
mysterious 47%
tense 41%
dark 29%
funny 26%
challenging 25%
hopeful 21%
emotional 19%
reflective 16%
inspiring 15%
informative 4%
lighthearted 3%
sad 1%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 26%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 23% | Character: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.04

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