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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

Fuzzy Nation
Wil Wheaton, John Scalzi
Jane Jensen: Gabriel Knight, Adventure Games, Hidden Objects (Influential Video Game Designers)
Jennifer deWinter, Carly A. Kocurek, Anastasia Salter
The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't
Robert I. Sutton
Progress: 34/210 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 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

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