Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

Girl, Serpent, Thorn

Melissa Bashardoust

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult adventurous dark medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2020

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Melissa Bashardoust's Girl, Serpent, Thorn is “an alluring feminist fairy tale” (Kirkus Reviews) about a girl cursed to be poisonous to the touch and who discovers what power might lie in such a curse.There was and there was not, as all stories be...
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Moods

adventurous 87%
dark 46%
emotional 41%
mysterious 40%
tense 28%
hopeful 20%
reflective 13%
inspiring 12%
challenging 10%
sad 4%
lighthearted 3%
funny 1%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 27%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 30% | Plot: 13% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 5% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 11% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.79