Gingerbread by Rachel Cohn

205 pages first pub 2002 (editions)

fiction contemporary romance young adult lighthearted fast-paced


"I will be as wild as I wanna be." After getting tossed from her posh boarding school, wild, willful, and coffee addicted Cyd Charisse returns to San Francisco to live with her parents. But there's no way Cyd can survive in her parents' pristine h...

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emotional 100%
funny 75%
lighthearted 75%
inspiring 50%
adventurous 25%
dark 25%


fast 60%
slow 20%
medium 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 33% | N/A: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

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