Burn by Patrick Ness

382 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical lgbtqia+ young adult adventurous fast-paced

Description

An all-consuming story of revenge, redemption and dragons from the twice Carnegie Medal-winner Patrick Ness.In 1956 Sarah Dewhurst's father shocks her by hiring a dragon to work the farm. The dragon is a smaller blue rather than the traditional la...

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Moods

adventurous 92%
mysterious 44%
tense 42%
emotional 36%
dark 26%
hopeful 17%
challenging 12%
funny 9%
sad 9%
inspiring 6%
reflective 5%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

fast 52%
medium 42%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Plot: 45% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | No: 2% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.8

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