Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki

Light from Uncommon Stars

Ryka Aoki

fiction lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous emotional hopeful medium-paced

372 pages | first published 2021

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Good Omens meets The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet in this defiantly joyful adventure set in California's San Gabriel Valley, with cursed violins, Faustian bargains, and queer alien courtship over fresh-made donuts. Shizuka Satomi made a de...
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Summary of 1432 reviews

Moods

emotional 82%
hopeful 68%
adventurous 54%
inspiring 38%
reflective 34%
funny 24%
challenging 18%
dark 18%
mysterious 16%
sad 14%
tense 9%
lighthearted 8%
informative 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 69%
slow 16%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 43% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 99%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.21

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