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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

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: 58/553 pages
The Naked Sun
Isaac Asimov
Progress: 20/187 pages
50 Girls 50 and Other Stories
Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Gary Groth
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: A Novel
Becky Chambers
Progress: 148/441 pages
The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas, Bill Homewood, Naxos AudioBooks
Progress: 667/3165 minutes
A Matter of Oaths
Helen S. Wright
Progress: 101/277 pages
Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases
Professor Roy Benaroch, The Great Courses, The Great Courses
Progress: 34/725 minutes

Reading progress update: I've listened 352 out of 596 minutes.

Midnight Riot - Ben Aaronovitch, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith

I wouldn't be surprised if someone told me that Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, the narrator, was either a little sick or suffering from allergies during the recording of the first couple hours or so of this book. His ability to breathe and speak has improved*, though, and now I'm debating getting another audiobook in this series. The problem: I didn't really like the second book, Moon Over Soho, and I'm not sure whether I'd like my first time through Whispers Underground to be via audio.

 

 

 

 

* - It's not like the problem was ever that bad to begin with, but it was noticeable. I feel a bit weird about focusing on a narrator's breathing so much, but hey, I've rejected audiobooks because the narrator had a slight lisp, or emphasized words strangely, or any number of other nitpicky-feeling reasons. Breathing is part of the package too, I guess.