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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
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50 Girls 50 and Other Stories
Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Gary Groth
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: A Novel
Becky Chambers
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The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas, Bill Homewood, Naxos AudioBooks
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A Matter of Oaths
Helen S. Wright
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Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases
Professor Roy Benaroch, The Great Courses, The Great Courses
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Anime News Network: "Vertical to Release Audio Light Novels in Spring 2016"

"North American publisher Vertical announced at New York Comic Con (NYCC) on Friday that it will begin releasing audio light novels in spring 2016. The new digital media format will include voice acting, music, and sound effects."

 

Something to look forward to? It depends a lot on the quality of the voice actors and translations. From the sounds of things, they might end up being more like audio dramas than audiobooks.

 

I admit, if their voice actors include some of my favorites from anime TV series English dubs, there will be much excited flailing on my part.