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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 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.