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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

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
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 listened to 3 out of 6 discs.

The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Stories - Agatha Christie, Hugh Fraser

"Philomel Cottage" - Finished with Track 12 and this story. It took most of the disc. What did I just listen to? Seriously, what happened? I'm so confused. A woman becomes suspicious of her husband, first thinking that he might be cheating on her and then convinced that he's a murderer. I was pretty sure that the big reveal for this one was going to be that the wife had badly misinterpreted things. I'm not sure what to think about the way things turned out. Was I supposed to take everything that happened and was said at face value? Did he

die of fright or was her lie at least partly true?

(show spoiler)

I'm not sure how to rate this one. Maybe 1.5 stars? It kept my attention but I'm not sure what to make of the way things turned out.


Next up: "A Fruitful Sunday."