Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki

Light from Uncommon Stars

Ryka Aoki with Cindy Kay (Narrator)

13 hours, 13 minutes first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous emotional hopeful medium-paced

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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Community Reviews Summary of 3,781 reviews

Moods

emotional 80%
hopeful 67%
adventurous 51%
inspiring 39%
reflective 34%
funny 23%
challenging 18%
dark 18%
mysterious 16%
sad 16%
tense 10%
lighthearted 9%
informative 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 69%
slow 16%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 45% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 99%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 9%

Average rating

4.17

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