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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

TBR Thursday

I held back during the Carina Press sale, so I didn't end up buying as much as I could have. Although, when I applied the coupon code and saw the total price of the few I did buy, I did have a twinge of "maybe I should buy the second books of series, even if I haven't read the first yet." Carina's prices are already cheap, and 55% off made them ridiculously so.

 

      

 

Timeless Innocents - Janis Susan May 

 

Lure of the Mummy - Janis Susan May 

 

Inheritance of Shadows - Janis Susan May 

 

I bought all three of these because I really liked The Hollow House, the book the author wrote as Janis Patterson. Reviews indicated that these stories weren't always very scary, which I don't really mind - I'm more than happy with just creepy, so we'll see if these deliver.

 

Carina had one other book by Janis Patterson, Beaded to Death, which I opted not to get. The sample wasn't exactly bad, but it seemed incredibly bland.

 

    

 

Grounds to Kill - Wendy Roberts - I'm iffy about the premise (mysteries with paranormal aspects aren't usually my thing), but the sample appealed to me.

 

Game - Barry Lyga - I enjoyed I Hunt Killers, so when I saw this in the bargain bin, I snatched it up.