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

Currently reading

Night Shield
Nora Roberts
Progress: 46/250 pages
The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't
Robert I. Sutton
Progress: 6/210 pages
The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Stories
Agatha Christie, Hugh Fraser
Progress: 3/6 minutes
The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality
Julie Sondra Decker
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Abigail Revasch, Tara Sands
Progress: 372/473 minutes
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
The Drops of God 1
Shu Okimoto, Tadashi Agi
Progress: 99/424 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 38 out of 191 pages.

Hospital Station - James White

Oh, I'm glad Booklikes is back.

 

I had trouble sleeping last night, so I decided to embrace it and started reading this. I figured I could use a dose of medical mysteries and largely peaceful cross-species cooperation.

 

This is an anthology. The first story takes place during the construction of Sector General and stars O'Mara, who is forced to take care of a Hudlarian infant after its parents are killed. I found his efforts at good alien childcare amusing and endearing, although he really was lucky that even infant Hudlars are pretty durable. I wasn't quite as thrilled about the stuff with the stuttering human character, though.