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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

Invader: Foreigner Sequence 1, Book 2
Daniel Thomas May, Audible Studios, C.J. Cherryh
Night Shield
Nora Roberts
Progress: 46/250 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 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
The Drops of God 1
Shu Okimoto, Tadashi Agi
Progress: 99/424 pages

Has anyone ever read this? Also: Hey Grim, this exists!

ME - Thomas T. Thomas

It stars an AI, and from little I've been able to find out about it (both the title and author make for difficult searches), it seems like the AI is a sympathetic character you're meant to root for. Which I like.

 

I spotted it on Baen's site and was intrigued. However, I've only ever read or attempted two of this author's works before. The first one, Crygender, I mostly enjoyed, but in terms of the gender issues it seemed practically tailor-made to explore, it fell completely flat. Plus, it was pretty dated. The product page says ME has been updated, but... And I completely lost interest in the second book I tried, Trojan Horse.

 

Then again, it's $2.99, so I may cave unless someone chimes in with anything I consider an enormous personal red flag.