The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds

The Boy in the Black Suit

Jason Reynolds

fiction contemporary young adult emotional hopeful lighthearted slow-paced

272 pages | first published 2015

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Just when seventeen-year-old Matt thinks he can’t handle one more piece of terrible news, he meets a girl who’s dealt with a lot more—and who just might be able to clue him in on how to rise up when life keeps knocking him down—in this wry, gritty...
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Summary of 679 reviews

Moods

emotional 93%
hopeful 57%
reflective 57%
sad 42%
funny 21%
inspiring 18%
challenging 9%
lighthearted 9%
dark 6%
tense 3%

Pace

medium 42%
slow 33%
fast 24%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | No: 6% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 96% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | No: 14% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 44% | No: 40% | It's complicated: 16%

Average rating

3.97

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