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The Fox Wife by Yangsze Choo

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adventurous mysterious fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

4.25

Poetry Comics by Grant Snider

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hopeful informative inspiring lighthearted reflective slow-paced

4.5

Lovely comics and poems that can inspire you to write your own
Why We Read: On Bookworms, Libraries, and Just One More Page Before Lights Out by Shannon Reed

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funny hopeful informative inspiring lighthearted fast-paced

4.75

A lovely ode to the art of love of reading ... her voice here is inviting, funny and insightful
Community Board by Tara Conklin

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funny hopeful lighthearted medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.5

The Kamogawa Food Detectives by Hisashi Kashiwai

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hopeful slow-paced

3.0

little too slow for me but I liked the concept of memory and food as plot device
How Lucky by Will Leitch

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

4.0

The Eyes and the Impossible by Dave Eggers

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adventurous hopeful medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

4.25

I love Eggers and this book won some awards. It's a good one (not great, I'd say) told through the eyes (the Eyes) of a canine narrator
The Book of Love by Kelly Link

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adventurous challenging dark mysterious medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

4.0

This is my first Kelly Link read (I know about her short stories). It was quite interesting.
The Dam Keeper: Return from the Shadows by Dice Tsutsumi, Robert Kondo

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adventurous hopeful inspiring tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

4.0

A fitting end to the trilogy