The Last True Poets of the Sea by Julia Drake

The Last True Poets of the Sea

Julia Drake

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ young adult emotional mysterious reflective medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2019

Description

The Larkin family isn't just lucky—they persevere. At least that's what Violet and her younger brother, Sam, were always told. When the Lyric sank off the coast of Maine, their great-great-great-grandmother didn't drown like the rest of the passen...
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Moods

emotional 86%
hopeful 55%
adventurous 54%
reflective 53%
sad 31%
inspiring 30%
mysterious 24%
funny 21%
dark 17%
challenging 15%
lighthearted 10%
tense 9%
relaxing 4%

Pace

medium 74%
slow 13%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 17% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.08