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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

The Friday Society
Adrienne Kress
Progress: 274/440 pages
The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality
Julie Sondra Decker
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Abigail Revasch, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Tara Sands, Listening Library
Progress: 190/473 minutes
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
The Naked Sun
Isaac Asimov
Progress: 20/187 pages
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 113 out of 295 pages.

Champion of the Rose - Andrea K. Höst

I've been alternating between this and Ancillary Sword (yes, I'm still rereading it - if I'm good, I'll finally write a review this weekend). Both books have characters who can see everything going on in their surroundings, no matter how private (Soren is far more upset about this than Breq). That's about all the two books have in common, however. The relationships in Champion of the Rose are all filled with either pain or potential danger. The relationships in Ancillary Justice have their problems, but generally give me warm fuzzies. I need those warm fuzzies when Champion of the Rose starts to wear on me too much.