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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

To Terminator, With Love
Wes Kennedy
Progress: 19 %
Of Fire and Stars
Jordan Saia, Audrey Coulthurst
Progress: 278/389 pages
Book, Line and Sinker
Jenn McKinlay
Progress: 91/274 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
L. Rowyn
Progress: 179/537 pages
FREE: Locke & Key
Tatiana Maslany, Audible Studios, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodríguez, Kate Mulgrew, Haley Joel Osment, Full Cast
Progress: 91/806 minutes

Just arrived via ILL!

The Drops of God 1 - Shu Okimoto, Tadashi Agi

This means I now have four ILL books I need to read (and the one due next week is the one I'm having the most trouble with, unfortunately). Here we have a manga about wine. I'm not a wine drinker, but I've read and enjoyed lots of manga on subjects I know absolutely nothing about or even actively dislike in the real world, so there's still a good chance I'll enjoy this. The artwork is nice and clear and reminds me a little of Takeshi Obata's artwork for Hikaru no Go.


The description on the back:


"When world-renowned wine critic Kanzaki passes away, his will reveals that his fortune of a wine collection isn't bequeathed as a matter of course to his only son, who in a snub went to work sales at a beer company. To come into the inheritance, Shizuku must identify -- in competition with a stellar young critic -- twelve heaven-sent wines whose impressions the will describes in flowing terms..."