Medusa by Jessie Burton

Medusa

Jessie Burton with Olivia Lomenech Gill (Illustrator)

fiction fantasy young adult emotional reflective medium-paced

153 pages | first published 2020

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Jessie Burton will retell the Medusa myth in an "empowering" YA title for Bloomsbury exploring themes of "toxic masculinity and the meaning of consent".The Miniaturist author's second children’s novel, Medusa, will be published in October 2020 as ...
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Summary of 698 reviews

Moods

emotional 74%
reflective 62%
sad 46%
dark 34%
hopeful 32%
inspiring 32%
adventurous 25%
tense 16%
challenging 15%
mysterious 10%
informative 8%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

fast 47%
medium 40%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 78% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | N/A: 17% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 15%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 8% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.08

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