fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious slow-paced

512 pages | first published 2006

Description

In epic YA fantasy about a girl with a special power to communicate with magical beasts and the warring kingdom only she can save.Elin's family has an important responsibility: caring for the fearsome water serpents that form the core of their kin...
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summary of 224 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

adventurous 94%
emotional 64%
reflective 44%
hopeful 41%
mysterious 41%
inspiring 35%
sad 32%
tense 32%
dark 17%
challenging 11%
informative 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 44%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 28% | Plot: 21%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 6% | No: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 10% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.15