Sweet & Bitter Magic

Adrienne Tooley

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult
adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

368 pages | first published 2021

A cursed witch who must steal love from others meets a girl hiding her own dangerous secrets, and the two strike a love bargain with life-or-death consequences.

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Moods

adventurous 86%
emotional 46%
hopeful 34%
mysterious 30%
dark 20%
funny 16%
lighthearted 13%
inspiring 11%
challenging 9%
reflective 4%
sad 4%
tense 4%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 21%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Character: 26% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 81% | No: 13% | It's complicated: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 34% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.94