The Dust of 100 Dogs by A.S. King

The Dust of 100 Dogs

A.S. King

fiction young adult adventurous medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2009

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The first book from LA Times Book Prize and Printz Honor winner A.S. King--a witty, snarky tale of love and family, revenge and reincarnation, and pirates. In the late seventeenth century, famed teenage pirate Emer Morrisey was on the cusp of esca...
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adventurous 75%
dark 62%
emotional 37%
mysterious 37%
funny 12%
hopeful 12%
sad 12%


medium 42%
slow 28%
fast 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 57% | Plot: 28% | A mix: 14%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | Yes: 42%

Loveable characters?

No: 42% | Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

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