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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

Who?
Algis Budrys
Alliance In Blood
Ariel Tachna
Progress: 86/210 pages
To Say Nothing of the Dog: Or How We Found the Bishop's Bird Stump at Last
Connie Willis, Recorded Books LLC, Steven Crossley
The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality
Julie Sondra Decker
The Mystic Marriage
Heather Rose Jones
Progress: 302/426 pages
Ichi-F: A Worker's Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
Kazuto Tatsuta
Progress: 448/553 pages
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 32 out of 317 pages.

Yukikaze - Chohei Kambayashi, Neil Nadelman

Despite all the jargon (so much jargon, so many acronyms ::sob::), this reads pretty smoothly. I don't know if it's the author, the translator, the publisher, or a combination of all three, but it makes me almost giddy. So far, I'd say if you're into military sci-fi with a particular focus on aerial warfare, this would be a good pick.

 

I wanted to read this because the back of the book said there would be a sentient fighter plane. Nothing like that yet, although I've already gotten to see Yukikaze in action a bit. However, I did just finish reading about a guy who created several prototype boomerangs (for fun, I guess?). He installed an AI in one of them, as one does, and that boomerang eventually sliced his face open. Foreshadowing?