Love Hurts by Malorie Blackman

Love Hurts

Malorie Blackman with Jenny Downham (Contributor), Non Pratt (Contributor), Catherine Johnson (Contributor), Philip Pullman (Contributor), Bali Rai (Contributor), David Levithan (Contributor), Tabitha Suzuma (Contributor), Patrick Ness (Contributor), Marcus Sedgwick (Contributor), Laura Dockrill (Contributor), Juno Dawson (Contributor), E. Lockhart (Contributor), Markus Zusak (Contributor), Susie Day (Contributor), Lauren Kate (Contributor), Matt Haig, Melvin Burgess (Contributor), Maureen Johnson (Contributor), Andrew Smith (Contributor), Lauren Myracle (Contributor), Phil Earle (Contributor), Gayle Forman (Contributor)

560 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction romance short stories young adult reflective medium-paced
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Have you ever fallen for someone the rest of the world thought you shouldn't have? Malorie Blackman brings together the very best young adult authors writing today in a stunningly romantic collection of love against the odds.Featuring stories and ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 125 reviews


emotional 60%
hopeful 60%
inspiring 60%
reflective 60%
funny 40%
mysterious 40%
relaxing 40%
sad 40%
adventurous 20%
challenging 20%
dark 20%
lighthearted 20%


medium 66%
slow 16%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 16% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 33% | N/A: 16%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 33% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 33% | N/A: 33% | Yes: 33%

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