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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

To Terminator, With Love
Wes Kennedy
Progress: 19 %
Book, Line and Sinker
Jenn McKinlay
Progress: 91/274 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
L. Rowyn
Progress: 179/537 pages
FREE: Locke & Key
Tatiana Maslany, Audible Studios, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodríguez, Kate Mulgrew, Haley Joel Osment, Full Cast
Progress: 91/806 minutes

I don't have anything I absolutely need to do today, so I'm alternating between listening to my favorite UTAU tuner's stuff (kyaami's latest, above), destroying things while in goat form (I bought Goat Simulator on Cyber Monday and am enjoying it), and working on reviews.


I also started "playing" World End Economica Ch. 1, which I got in a Humble Bundle a while back. I somehow neglected to see the bits in its reviews that mentioned that it's non-interactive, so it's like reading a story with pictures. There are no choices to make - at best, you press "enter" to see the next line of text. The protag is an utter jerk. There's this girl, Hagana, who's been rude and cold towards him, and who he first met when she was going through his stuff without permission. Which, yes, I can understand would be upsetting. But then he thought about retaliating by taking naked pictures of her and posting them on the Internet. And later he considers slapping her across the face as hard as he can. And even later, he contemplates inflicting pain on her, knowing that he could do it without leaving marks. WTF? This was totally not what I was expecting when I saw it was authored by Isuna Hasekura, unless readers are supposed to hate this character.