A Girl's Guide to Love & Magic by Debbie Rigaud

A Girl's Guide to Love & Magic

Debbie Rigaud

fiction young adult emotional lighthearted medium-paced

256 pages | first published 2022

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Cicely Destin, a Haitian American teen living in Brooklyn, loves the annual West Indian Day Parade that takes place in her neighborhood. The colors, clothes, tastes, sights, and sounds all celebrating Caribbean culture fill her with pride and joy....
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Summary of 20 reviews


lighthearted 63%
adventurous 45%
funny 45%
emotional 18%
hopeful 18%
mysterious 18%
informative 9%
inspiring 9%
reflective 9%


fast 46%
medium 38%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 63% | A mix: 36%

Strong character development?

No: 45% | Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 16% | N/A: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 30% | N/A: 20% | It's complicated: 10%

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