The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Junauda Petrus with Bahni Turpin, J.D. Jackson

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ young adult challenging emotional hopeful reflective fast-paced

missing duration info | first published 2019

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Told in two distinct and irresistible voices, Junauda Petrus’s bold and lyrical debut is the story of two black girls from very different backgrounds finding love and happiness in a world that seems determined to deny them both.Trinidad. Sixteen-y...
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Summary of 1505 reviews

Moods

emotional 95%
sad 65%
reflective 63%
hopeful 56%
inspiring 45%
challenging 28%
dark 12%
funny 11%
adventurous 8%
mysterious 7%
relaxing 7%
tense 5%
informative 4%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 16%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 77% | A mix: 20% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 1% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 47% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.27

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