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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

Land of the Lustrous 2
Haruko Ichikawa
Progress: 60/192 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

Mindtouch - Currently on sale for $0.99

Mindtouch - M.C.A. Hogarth

I have no idea if this is US-only, but it's self-published so maybe not?

 

Anyway, this is a favorite of mine, although I only rated it 4-stars and still think that rating is appropriate due to some issues with its pacing and my dislike of the sick children storyline (warning: one child dies and I now skip that part and the grieving period after it any time I reread the book).

 

It's basically a slice-of-life college story with a sci-fi setting. It's one of the few soulmate bond-type stories I can think of where the bond isn't romantic or sexual, but rather a deep friendship. Probably my most-favorite book by this author. I just learned that this book is on sale because the third book in the series is about to come out. Exciting!