The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones

The Bone Houses

Emily Lloyd-Jones

fiction fantasy horror young adult adventurous dark mysterious slow-paced

352 pages | first published 2019

Description

Seventeen-year-old Aderyn ("Ryn") only cares about two things: her family, and her family's graveyard. And right now, both are in dire straits. Since the death of their parents, Ryn and her siblings have been scraping together a meager existence a...
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Moods

adventurous 90%
dark 62%
mysterious 60%
emotional 38%
tense 26%
hopeful 19%
sad 18%
funny 16%
reflective 13%
lighthearted 7%
challenging 6%
inspiring 4%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 32%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 33% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 39% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.98