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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

My manga-reading took a hit when the furnace suddenly decided to stop working. It's amazing how hard it is to concentrate on reading when you're really cold. Thankfully the furnace is fixed now.

 

I spent most of the year fretting about how high my reading goal is, but it looks like, with this vacation reading, I might be able to manage it. I'll be caught up after 38 more volumes.

 

I have a lot to choose from, and I know it's going to get to the point that I'm going to have to decide which series to ditch. At the moment, things aren't looking good for Are You Alice? I've only read one volume, and it feels like a more boring version of Alice in the Country of Hearts, minus the romance. "Alice" being a boy does not automatically make the story more interesting.

 

Things I'm hoping to get through:

  • More Natsume's Book of Friends
  • Naruto
  • The Betrayal Knows My Name
  • More Alice in the Country of