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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

Space Battle Lunchtime Volume 1: Lights, Camera, Snacktion!
Natalie Reiss
Progress: 20/120 pages
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: A Novel
Becky Chambers
Progress: 148/441 pages
The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas, Bill Homewood, Naxos AudioBooks
Progress: 667/3165 minutes
A Matter of Oaths
Helen S. Wright
Progress: 101/277 pages
Report on the Selected Problems of the Technical Departments of the University of Illinois Library
Raynard C. Swank
Progress: 20/42 pages
Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases
Professor Roy Benaroch, The Great Courses, The Great Courses
Progress: 34/725 minutes

Reading progress update: I've listened to 1 out of 18 Discs.

Dune  - Frank Herbert, Simon Vance

"...her body tortured by the winds of puberty..."

 

I'm guessing Herbert didn't intend for this to make readers laugh, but I did anyway. The "winds of puberty"? I better never hear a Herbert fan make fun of romance novel writing.

 

This audiobook is kind of weird. I thought the whole thing would be read by a full cast, with one person as the narrator, and different men and women reading character dialogue. However, right now I'm in a section read only by Simon Vance. I think Jessica's dialogue was read by a woman only a few tracks ago, so it's kind of jarring. The metadata is odd too. It looks like each track lists the cast members involved but, if that's so, who's this "Toto" that's listed next to most of the tracks?