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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

Nine Princes in Amber: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 1
Alessandro Juliani, Roger Zelazny
Progress: 13/331 minutes
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit
Nahoko Uehashi, Cathy Hirano
Progress: 194/248 pages
Making Arrangements
Progress: 44 %
Let's Talk About Love
Claire Kann
Progress: 80/277 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 listened 76 out of 914 minutes.

Foreigner: Foreigner Sequence 1, Book 1 - Daniel Thomas May, Audible Studios, C.J. Cherryh

It's interesting listening to this so soon after finishing Inheritor. Ian's POV parts keep making me think of Jase - both of them cut off from people they know for who knows how long, trying to physically adjust to living on a planet. But then there's the ship folk vs. station folk divide. I'm sure Bren will end up having at least as many difficulties with ship folk politics as he's had with Mospheiran politics. 


I like the ateva POV parts much more the second time around, now that I know more of the words and cultural details. The poor Astronomer's Guild - humans mucked things up for them well before first contact even happened.