Never a Hero by Vanessa Len

485 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

 This sequel to the contemporary fantasy Only a Monster—which New York Times bestselling authors Chloe Gong, Stephanie Garber, and C. S. Pacat called “captivating,” “unputdownable,” and “utterly fresh and unique”—will take Joan deeper into the mon...

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Community Reviews Summary of 402 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 65%
tense 63%
emotional 55%
dark 37%
challenging 21%
sad 11%
hopeful 9%
reflective 6%
funny 5%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 28%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 26% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 19% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.12

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