Maame by Jessica George

400 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Description

 Mum calls me Maame. It has many meanings in Twi, but in my case, it means woman.Meet Maddie.To her mostly-absent mum, she's Maame, the woman of the family. To her dad, she's his carer - even if he hardly recognises her. To her friends, she's the ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 8,911 reviews

Moods

emotional 93%
reflective 70%
sad 58%
hopeful 52%
funny 33%
inspiring 28%
challenging 14%
dark 6%
lighthearted 6%
tense 5%
informative 3%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 73%
fast 15%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 77% | A mix: 21% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 6%

Average rating

4.23

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