The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin

The Killing Moon

Dreamblood #1

N.K. Jemisin

fiction fantasy adventurous challenging slow-paced

418 pages | first published 2012

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THE CITY BURNED BENEATH THE DREAMING MOONIn the ancient city-state of Gujaareh, peace is the only law. Upon its rooftops and among the shadows of its cobbled streets wait the Gatherers - the keepers of this peace. Priests of the dream-goddess, the...
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Moods

adventurous 72%
dark 71%
mysterious 56%
emotional 39%
tense 34%
challenging 28%
sad 16%
reflective 15%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 25%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 24% | Character: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 10%

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3.94

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