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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

Peter Darling
Austin Chant
Land of the Lustrous 2
Haruko Ichikawa
Progress: 60/192 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

Reading progress update: I've read 372 out of 372 pages.

The Goblin Emperor - Katherine Addison

The problem with a good book is that it can be hard to figure out what to do after it's over.

 

Although on the surface they're not at all alike, The Goblin Emperor reminded me an awful lot of Ann Leckie's Imperial Radch trilogy. The level of compassion, the amount of attention paid to linguistic and cultural details, the way the main character gradually went from being alone to forming strong positive relationships of various kinds (the declaration of friendship near the end made me cry happy tears) - all very similar.