A Half-Built Garden by Ruthanna Emrys

A Half-Built Garden

Ruthanna Emrys

336 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous challenging reflective medium-paced

Description

A literary descendent of Ursula K. Le Guin, Ruthanna Emrys crafts a novel of extraterrestrial diplomacy and urgent climate repair bursting with quiet, tenuous hope and an underlying warmth. A Half-Built Garden depicts a world worth building toward...

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Community Reviews Summary of 175 reviews

Moods

hopeful 69%
reflective 62%
adventurous 51%
challenging 34%
emotional 30%
inspiring 30%
tense 10%
informative 6%
funny 3%
relaxing 3%
dark 2%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 42%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 33% | Plot: 18% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 25%

Average rating

3.85

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