The Affairs of the Falcóns by Melissa Rivero

The Affairs of the Falcóns

Melissa Rivero

fiction literary challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

288 pages


Winner of the 2019 New American Voices AwardLonglisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut NovelLonglisted for the Aspen Words Literary PrizeA Recommended Book of 2019 from: Southern Living * Buzzfeed * The Huffington Post * Bustle * Fierce * Hi...
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emotional 100%
sad 83%
reflective 66%
tense 50%
challenging 33%
dark 33%
informative 16%


medium 71%
slow 14%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 40% | Character: 40% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 28% | Yes: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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