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Familiar Diversions

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

Currently reading

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Abigail Revasch, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Tara Sands, Listening Library
Progress: 67/473 minutes
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: 58/553 pages
The Naked Sun
Isaac Asimov
Progress: 20/187 pages
50 Girls 50 and Other Stories
Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Gary Groth
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: A Novel
Becky Chambers
Progress: 148/441 pages
The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas, Bill Homewood, Naxos AudioBooks
Progress: 667/3165 minutes
A Matter of Oaths
Helen S. Wright
Progress: 101/277 pages
Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases
Professor Roy Benaroch, The Great Courses, The Great Courses
Progress: 34/725 minutes

Book shopping

Tokyo Babylon Omnibus Book One - CLAMP, Carl Gustav Horn Caught! (The Shamwell Tales) - J.L. Merrow

I haven't done much book shopping lately, although I have a few I'm planning to get in one dizzying shopping spree soon. But I haven't not been shopping either...

 

Tokyo Babylon Omnibus Book One - CLAMP,Carl Gustav Horn - I found this on ♪ sale ♪! I've never actually read this series before, but I've enjoyed most of CLAMP's stuff in the past. The bit on the back, "the prequel to X," put me off, because X is one of CLAMP's most confusing works for me (pretty enough, but I had no idea what was going on). Still, sale. And I got it for three dollars cheaper than even the sale price marked on the book.

 

Caught! (The Shamwell Tales) - JL Merrow - The excerpt made me laugh, and I loved the one novella of Merrow's that I've read. On the minus side, getting a working version of this file has been hard. The first time I tried to download it, the file was corrupt. Both the epub and mobi versions. Then the file customer service sent me said it was DRM-protected. They sent me another one, and that one finally worked fine. I have no clue what was up with the other ones - I've never had issues with buying stuff from Samhain before.

 

And that's it for now.