Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki

Light from Uncommon Stars

Ryka Aoki

fiction lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous emotional hopeful medium-paced

384 pages | first published 2021

Description

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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Moods

emotional 88%
hopeful 88%
adventurous 61%
challenging 38%
dark 33%
inspiring 33%
reflective 33%
funny 27%
sad 27%
mysterious 16%
lighthearted 11%
informative 5%
relaxing 5%
tense 5%

Pace

medium 77%
slow 11%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 42% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 23%

Average rating

4.2