When Women Were Dragons by Kelly Barnhill

When Women Were Dragons

Kelly Barnhill

352 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical lgbtqia+ emotional hopeful reflective medium-paced

Description

A rollicking feminist tale set in 1950s America where thousands of women have spontaneously transformed into dragons, exploding notions of a woman’s place in the world and expanding minds about accepting others for who they really are. • The first...

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Community Reviews Summary of 3,119 reviews

Moods

emotional 77%
reflective 64%
hopeful 46%
inspiring 40%
adventurous 34%
challenging 25%
sad 24%
mysterious 21%
tense 9%
dark 8%
funny 7%
informative 5%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 35%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 40% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 47% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.07

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