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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

Binary Storm (Liege-Killer)
Christopher Hinz
Progress: 39/436 pages
The Shape of Water
Guillermo del Toro, Daniel Kraus
Progress: 72/313 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

Reading progress update: I've read 188 out of 234 pages.

The Lives of Ants - Elisabeth Gordon, Laurent Keller

The last three chapters have been about genetics, and I'm not a fan of the way the authors write about ants as though they're aware of their genetic makeup and are purposely aiming to support the continuation of their genes over the genes of less related ants in the same colony. There's been one mention that their actions are probably based on scents, which have a genetic basis, rather than an actual awareness of each others' genes, but it mostly isn't written that way.


Also, these chapters are a bit confusing. And parts of them contradict other parts and make me wish this were a classroom and not a book, so that I could raise my hand and ask questions.