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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Abigail Revasch, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Tara Sands, Listening Library
Progress: 67/473 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: 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 listened 667 out of 3165 minutes.

The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas, Bill Homewood, Naxos AudioBooks

This part is just tragedy after tragedy, with tragedy slathered on top. Edmond's father decided to interpret "you need to be on a limited diet" as "don't eat anything at all." Meanwhile the "Abbe" (aka Edmond, although for some reason Dumas continues to refuse to say so to readers) tries really hard to hide the depth of his emotions and does a so-so job of it.

 

And yay, I'm a fifth of the way through. Tomorrow's likely the last day I'll be listening to this for a while. I have a conference presentation to do (::slight panic::) and then I'm off and don't have to think about work for two whole weeks.