fiction fantasy young adult emotional slow-paced

563 pages | first published 2009

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The first book in the instant NYT bestselling gothic fantasy series; a modern paranormal romance set against the gothic backdrop of an isolated southern town. Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she...
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Summary of 18162 reviews

Moods

mysterious 76%
dark 59%
adventurous 48%
emotional 42%
tense 32%
funny 12%
sad 10%
hopeful 7%
challenging 6%
reflective 5%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 35%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Plot: 21% | Character: 16% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 48% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 21%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 69% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.41

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