The People We Choose by Katelyn Detweiler

The People We Choose

Katelyn Detweiler

304 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction young adult emotional hopeful sad medium-paced


When Calliope Silversmith meets her new neighbor Max, their chemistry is instantaneous, but the revelation of her biological father's identity throws her whole life into disarray. Calliope Silversmith has always had just two friends in her small P...

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Community Reviews Summary of 26 reviews


emotional 100%
hopeful 50%
reflective 33%
sad 33%
challenging 16%
inspiring 16%
lighthearted 16%
mysterious 16%
tense 16%


medium 66%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 33% | Character: 33% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 20%

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