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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

A Rational Arrangement
Rowyn Ashby
Progress: 13/537 pages
FREE: Locke & Key
Tatiana Maslany, Audible Studios, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodríguez, Kate Mulgrew, Haley Joel Osment, Full Cast
Progress: 91/806 minutes
The Ginza Ghost: and other stories
Ho-Ling Wong, Keikichi Ōsaka
Progress: 108/203 pages
Algis Budrys
To Say Nothing of the Dog: Or How We Found the Bishop's Bird Stump at Last
Connie Willis, Recorded Books LLC, Steven Crossley
The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality
Julie Sondra Decker
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
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 64 out of 261 pages.

A Lot Like A Lady - Kay Springsteen, Kim   Bowman

I'm not sure where I got this from, since it no longer seems to be available digitally anywhere. The author doesn't even have a buy link for it on her site, as far as I can see (ETA: Kay Springsteen has nothing, and Kim Bowman has a link that doesn't work).


Not that anyone is missing out on much. I vaguely remember getting this because it looked like a light, fluffy, fun read. Except the characters are so incredibly dense. Juliet, the heroine, is "best friends" with Annabella, even though Annabella is horrible (Annabella bit Grey, the hero, when she was 11 and hasn't improved much since then). Grey's attraction to Juliet seems to be entirely separate from his brain. He first became attracted to her when he thought she was his horrible stepsister, and he continues to be attracted to her now that he suspects Juliet has taken Annabella's place. Juliet could be a con artist for all he knows, but that's okay because she has lovely eyes.


The main reason I was looking this up in online stores was because I wanted to reassure myself I didn't spend a lot on it. I really hope I didn't. Maybe it was a 99 cent book?