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

Currently reading

The Wild Robot
Peter Brown
Progress: 73/254 minutes
Mongrel
K.Z. Snow
Progress: 20/160 pages
Babbitt
Sinclair Lewis
Progress: 24/319 pages
The Sting of the Wild
Justin O. Schmidt
Progress: 12/230 pages
Princess Prince
Tomoko Taniguchi
Progress: 310/336 pages
FREE: Locke & Key
Tatiana Maslany, Audible Studios, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodríguez, Kate Mulgrew, Haley Joel Osment, Full Cast
Progress: 91/806 minutes
Anna Dressed in Blood
Kendare Blake
Progress: 176/316 pages

Non-book post: Finally watched Deadpool

I know, I'm very behind the times. I was inspired by Chris's posting of the "Ashes" music video.

 

The verdict: I enjoyed it. I had always thought Deadpool was one of those characters that wouldn't really work in live action, but the movie proved me wrong. Yay. Even if I did feel a bit bad for laughing during an action scene where someone gets beheaded by a bike chain.

 

But man, Dopinder. I felt a bit bad for that idiot. Taking his cues from Deadpool and locking a guy up in his car trunk, only to get into an accident that would almost surely result in the cops arriving, who would then find the guy in his trunk and the bag filled with weapons and ammo on his passenger seat. If he shows up again in Deadpool 2, someone better explain how he wriggled out of that.