Fat Chance, Charlie Vega by Crystal Maldonado

Fat Chance, Charlie Vega

Crystal Maldonado

fiction contemporary young adult emotional reflective medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2021

Description

Coming of age as a Fat brown girl in a white Connecticut suburb is hard. Harder when your whole life is on fire, though. Charlie Vega is a lot of things. Smart. Funny. Artistic. Ambitious. Fat. People sometimes have a problem with that last one. E...
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Moods

emotional 81%
hopeful 67%
lighthearted 55%
funny 53%
inspiring 50%
reflective 41%
sad 12%
challenging 9%
relaxing 5%
adventurous 3%
tense 3%
informative 2%
dark 0%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 29%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 78% | A mix: 19% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 4% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.19