The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson

The Bookseller

Cynthia Swanson

339 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical reflective slow-paced

Description

The Bookseller follows a woman in the 1960s who must reconcile her reality with the tantalizing alternate world of her dreamsNothing is as permanent as it appears . . . Denver, 1962: Kitty Miller has come to terms with her unconventional single li...

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Moods

reflective 83%
emotional 55%
mysterious 50%
sad 38%
tense 22%
adventurous 11%
dark 11%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 11%
challenging 5%
funny 5%
informative 5%

Pace

medium 68%
slow 15%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 61% | A mix: 38%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 15%

Average rating

3.5

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