Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen

Someone Like You

Sarah Dessen

294 pages first pub 1998 (editions)

fiction romance young adult emotional medium-paced

Description

Halley has always followed in the wake of her best friend, Scarlett. But when Scarlett learns that her boyfriend has been killed in a motorcycle accident, and that she's carrying his baby, she's devastated. For the first time ever, Scarlett really...

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Community Reviews Summary of 9,107 reviews

Moods

emotional 76%
hopeful 38%
reflective 38%
lighthearted 35%
inspiring 15%
funny 14%
sad 14%
tense 8%
challenging 7%
relaxing 7%
adventurous 6%
dark 5%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 27%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 18% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 8% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 11%

Average rating

3.7

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