Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

Kitchens of the Great Midwest

J. Ryan Stradal

336 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary lighthearted fast-paced

Description

"A sweet and savory treat." --People"An impressive feat of narrative jujitsu . . . that keeps readers turning the pages too fast to realize just how ingenious they are."--The New York Times Book Review, Editor's PickFrom the New York Times bestsel...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,135 reviews

Moods

emotional 59%
lighthearted 45%
reflective 44%
funny 37%
hopeful 32%
inspiring 19%
sad 15%
adventurous 12%
relaxing 12%
informative 6%
mysterious 5%
challenging 2%
dark 2%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 22%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 77% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 55% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.88

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