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

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Authority: A Novel
Jeff VanderMeer
Progress: 288/340 pages
Let's Talk About Love
Claire Kann
Progress: 66/277 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 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.