Tru and Nelle by G. Neri

Tru and Nelle

Tru & Nelle #1

G. Neri

352 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction historical middle grade mystery mysterious medium-paced


* "Charming and elegantly written." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review Long before they became famous writers, Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) and Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird) were childhood friends in Monroeville, Alabama. This fictionalized ac...

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Community Reviews Summary of 186 reviews


adventurous 62%
lighthearted 62%
emotional 50%
funny 37%
mysterious 37%
reflective 37%
hopeful 25%
inspiring 25%
relaxing 25%
sad 25%
informative 12%


medium 62%
slow 25%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | No: 40%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 40% | Yes: 20%

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