The Woman in the Woods and Other North American Stories by Kel McDonald, Kate Ashwin, Mercedes Acosta, Rhael McGregor, Maija Ambrose Plamondon, Alina Pete, Milo Applejohn, Jordaan Arledge, Elijah Forbes, Alice Rl, Izzy Roberts

120 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

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This fifth volume of the "Cautionary Fables and Fairytales" anthology series features updated takes on ancient stories from tribes spanning the continent, bursting with bedside tales that are thrilling, chilling, and most of all inspiring. Featuri...

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adventurous 80%
mysterious 52%
emotional 44%
informative 44%
reflective 44%
dark 32%
hopeful 28%
inspiring 20%
lighthearted 16%
tense 16%
funny 12%
challenging 8%
sad 8%
relaxing 4%


fast 72%
medium 24%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Plot: 36% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 60% | N/A: 20% | Yes: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 27%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 30% | N/A: 10% | Yes: 10%

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