Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

368 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction contemporary historical young adult emotional hopeful inspiring fast-paced

Description

International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood.If there's one thing seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter knows,...

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Community Reviews Summary of 11,906 reviews

Moods

emotional 88%
hopeful 55%
inspiring 46%
reflective 42%
challenging 32%
sad 30%
tense 28%
funny 25%
dark 16%
informative 7%
adventurous 5%
lighthearted 3%

Pace

fast 49%
medium 47%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.44

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