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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

To Say Nothing of the Dog: Or How We Found the Bishop's Bird Stump at Last
Connie Willis, Recorded Books LLC, Steven Crossley
The Moai Island Puzzle
Ho-Ling Wong, Alice Arisugawa
Progress: 30/239 pages
The snail-watcher, and other stories
Patricia Highsmith
Progress: 9/177 pages
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: 140/210 pages
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

Reading progress update: I've read 24 out of 402 pages.

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers - Jane Jensen

I'm finally giving this book a try after owning it for ages. It's based on a computer game - I started with the second game in the series, Gabriel Knight: Beast Within, and never did play this one, so I have no idea how the book and game compare. Even so. I can hear the dialogue in the voice actor's voice, and I can practically feel the game puzzles. Gabriel just picked up a clock with six little moveable pictures on it, and I would bet that the original game required you to figure out the order in which to arrange those pictures. I may not have played this particular game, but this book is still Nostalgia City.

 

Unfortunately, my vague memories of Gabriel were correct. He's an annoying guy who thinks he's God's gift to women. Seriously, why can't Grace be the main character?