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Firekeeper's Daughter, by Angeline Boulley

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dark emotional informative mysterious tense fast-paced
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes

5.0

The Alchemyst, by Michael Scott

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adventurous tense fast-paced

4.0

The House in the Cerulean Sea, by TJ Klune

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adventurous emotional funny hopeful inspiring fast-paced
  • Loveable characters? Yes

5.0

The Map of Stars, by Laura Ruby

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adventurous mysterious medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes

5.0

Space Opera, by Catherynne M. Valente

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funny lighthearted fast-paced
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0

All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr

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emotional sad tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

2.0

I was 600 pages into this one, wholly enjoying the story and beautiful prose when one scene took me out of it. See more in the content warnings. Completely unnecessary. 

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The Last Lecture, by Randy Pausch

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emotional inspiring fast-paced

4.0

A Slow Fire Burning, by Paula Hawkins

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dark mysterious tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0

The Four Winds, by Kristin Hannah

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emotional inspiring sad medium-paced
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.0