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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

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: 58/553 pages
The Naked Sun
Isaac Asimov
Progress: 20/187 pages
50 Girls 50 and Other Stories
Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Gary Groth
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
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 read 79 out of 290 pages.

All That Glitters (Alchemy's Heirs #1) - Elizabeth McCoy

I'm really curious about how the romance in this is going to work, because there are so many things that could foul it up. First, there's the issue of Iontho being the Lord Alchemist's heir, and therefore not the sort who can marry just anyone. Second, there are enormous consent issues, or at least there are in the situation as both characters understand it. Jani thinks Iontho is under the influence of a potion that forces him to be loyal to her, and Iontho thinks Jani might be a little under the influence of that potion herself.

 

So far, though, I'm enjoying this and am glad that I continued reading this series despite giving the first book set in this world only 2 stars.