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I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.

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Authority: A Novel
Jeff VanderMeer
Progress: 90/340 pages
Let's Talk About Love
Claire Kann
Progress: 66/277 pages
Princess Prince
Tomoko Taniguchi
Progress: 310/336 pages
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
Peter Godfrey-Smith
Progress: 41/255 pages
A Rational Arrangement
Rowyn Ashby
Progress: 89/537 pages
FREE: Locke & Key
Tatiana Maslany, Audible Studios, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodríguez, Kate Mulgrew, Haley Joel Osment, Full Cast
Progress: 91/806 minutes
"To put it another way, the king steals from his people and then kills them. The trick is to do it amicably. Steal as little as possible, and only kill when you must. If, in the final tally, you have killed only a few, they call you a wise ruler. It always will be this way."
The Twelve Kingdoms: The Vast Spread of the Seas - 山田 章博, 小野 不由美, Fuyumi Ono, Akihiro Yamada, Alexander O. Smith, Elye J. Alexander

Shoryu, discussing his views on kings (of which he is one) with Enki in Fuyumi Ono's The Vast Spread of the Seas (p. 63)