And The Stars Were Burning Brightly by Danielle Jawando

And The Stars Were Burning Brightly

And The Stars Were Burning Brightly #1

Danielle Jawando

fiction contemporary young adult emotional slow-paced

missing page info | first published 2020


An emotionally rich and current story of suicide, mental health, bullying, grief and growing up around social media.When fifteen-year-old Nathan discovers that his older brother Al has taken his own life, his whole world is torn apart.Al was speci...

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emotional 71%
reflective 71%
challenging 57%
dark 57%
sad 57%
hopeful 42%
tense 42%
inspiring 14%
mysterious 14%


medium 57%
slow 28%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 80% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | N/A: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | No: 14%

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