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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

No Longer Human, Volume 2
Osamu Dazai, Usamaru Furuya
Progress: 100/194 pages
The Dinosaur Lords: A Novel
Victor Milán
Progress: 58/574 pages
The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't
Robert I. Sutton
Progress: 6/210 pages
The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Stories
Agatha Christie, Hugh Fraser
Progress: 3/6 minutes
The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality
Julie Sondra Decker
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Abigail Revasch, Tara Sands
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

I wish I were spending the weekend reading my book

Ancillary Mercy came out on October 6th. Amazon tells me that the copy I preordered is FINALLY shipping today. Granted, I chose the free shipping option, but I hadn't thought they'd wait until a few days after it came out to send it.

 

Next time I really really want to read a book right when it comes out, I think I'm going to get it via my local entertainment store. The store is guaranteed to never have what I want in stock (for example, no Ancillary Mercy, or I'd probably have broken down and bought it despite my preorder), and their prices are almost always higher than Amazon, but I'd probably already have my book if I had special ordered it from them.

 

Whining aside, I suppose this is giving me time to feverishly work on my presentation. I had a dream that it was time to present, and no one showed up because all the other sessions going on at the same time were more interesting. I still don't know how I feel about that.