Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

Down Among the Sticks and Bones

Wayward Children #2

Seanan McGuire

fiction fantasy adventurous dark fast-paced

192 pages | first published 2017

Description

Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. This is the story of what happened first… Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter—polite and quiet...
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Moods

dark 91%
adventurous 81%
mysterious 44%
emotional 37%
tense 26%
sad 23%
reflective 14%
challenging 7%
hopeful 4%
funny 3%
inspiring 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

fast 63%
medium 32%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 55% | A mix: 37% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 41% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 48% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 2%

Average rating

4.18