A Phoenix First Must Burn by Patrice Caldwell

A Phoenix First Must Burn

Patrice Caldwell

fiction fantasy short stories young adult adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

368 pages | first published 2020

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Sixteen tales by bestselling and award-winning authors that explore the Black experience through fantasy, science fiction, and magic.Evoking Beyoncé’s Lemonade for a teen audience, these authors who are truly Octavia Butler’s heirs, have woven wor...
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Summary of 876 reviews

Moods

adventurous 91%
emotional 55%
inspiring 48%
hopeful 44%
mysterious 36%
reflective 26%
dark 22%
funny 22%
challenging 21%
lighthearted 14%
tense 11%
sad 9%
informative 7%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 33%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Character: 11% | N/A: 7% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 31% | N/A: 17% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 32% | N/A: 10% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 29% | N/A: 15% | No: 9%

Average rating

3.96

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