The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena

The Beauty of the Moment

Tanaz Bhathena

fiction contemporary romance young adult emotional reflective slow-paced

354 pages | first published 2019


Susan is the new girl—she’s sharp and driven, and strives to meet her parents’ expectations of excellence. Malcolm is the bad boy—he started raising hell at age fifteen, after his mom died of cancer, and has had a reputation ever since.Susan’s par...
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emotional 77%
hopeful 55%
funny 44%
lighthearted 44%
inspiring 22%
reflective 22%
adventurous 11%
challenging 11%
tense 11%


medium 70%
fast 20%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 42% | No: 14%

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