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 69%
lighthearted 54%
funny 52%
inspiring 46%
reflective 40%
sad 13%
challenging 7%
relaxing 6%
tense 4%
adventurous 2%
informative 1%
dark 0%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 28%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 3% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.11