The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

The Downstairs Girl

Stacey Lee

fiction historical young adult challenging emotional medium-paced

384 pages | first published 2019

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By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady, "Dear Miss...
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Summary of 2635 reviews

Moods

hopeful 57%
emotional 52%
inspiring 52%
adventurous 38%
informative 28%
reflective 26%
funny 22%
lighthearted 20%
challenging 17%
mysterious 16%
tense 8%
sad 6%
relaxing 3%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 73%
fast 15%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 31% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 45% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.0

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