What Should Be Wild by Julia Fine

What Should Be Wild

Julia Fine

fiction fantasy magical realism adventurous mysterious slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2018

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In this darkly funny, striking debut, a highly unusual young woman must venture into the woods at the edge of her home to remove a curse that has plagued the women in her family for millennia—an utterly original novel with all the mesmerizing powe...
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Community Reviews

Summary of 538 reviews

Moods

dark 81%
mysterious 72%
adventurous 54%
tense 29%
emotional 24%
reflective 16%
sad 8%
challenging 5%
hopeful 5%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 48%
slow 45%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 46% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 19%

Loveable characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 13%

Average rating

3.18

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