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

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Authority: A Novel
Jeff VanderMeer
Progress: 90/340 pages
Let's Talk About Love
Claire Kann
Progress: 66/277 pages
Princess Prince
Tomoko Taniguchi
Progress: 310/336 pages
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
Peter Godfrey-Smith
Progress: 41/255 pages
A Rational Arrangement
Rowyn Ashby
Progress: 89/537 pages
FREE: Locke & Key
Tatiana Maslany, Audible Studios, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodríguez, Kate Mulgrew, Haley Joel Osment, Full Cast
Progress: 91/806 minutes

Buddy Read: Page 297

Ancillary Sword - Ann Leckie

Nope, didn't finish last night. But I'm so close.

 

Oh, Seivarden. Compared to how she was throughout most of Ancillary Justice, she does extremely well in this book. But then Breq leaves, ends up in danger, and could have died had things gone a bit differently, and Seivarden starts to show the strain.

 

I'm torn on the Breq/Seivarden relationship. On the one hand, I love that Seivarden is so firmly and absolutely by Breq's side, metaphorically. On the other hand, stuff like this makes me worry that Seivarden's attachment to Breq isn't entirely healthy. Leckie does address this a bit later on, but I was still left with some doubts. Which is why there needs to be another book set a few years after Ancillary Mercy, featuring all the same main characters. (Okay, so I'm just greedy. Please?)