The Library of Lost Things by Matthew Bright

The Library of Lost Things

Matthew Bright

28 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ short stories adventurous dark mysterious slow-paced


Welcome to the Library of Lost Things, where the shelves are stuffed with books that have fallen through the cracks—from volumes of lovelorn teenage poetry to famous works of literature long destroyed or lost. They’re all here, pulled from history...

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Community Reviews Summary of 85 reviews


dark 40%
emotional 40%
hopeful 40%
mysterious 40%
reflective 40%
tense 40%
adventurous 20%
challenging 20%
inspiring 20%


fast 60%
medium 40%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

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