[2024] 多読/extensive reading challenge

@Belerith
Sorry, I changed the version of the よるのばけもの that I read because the author’s name was incorrectly registered, so I had two “住野よる" in my stats and it was killing me inside. (Also, the one I just registered has the correct cover, so that’s a good reason to change).
So I guess your comment disappeared.

About the book, it was good, but definitely follows the same pattern as 君の膵臓を食べたい. I guess, if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it. It was still a pleasant read, but it impacted me less that 膵臓. I guess the situation would have been reversed if I had read them in the reverse order?
One thing I found interesting is that there are a few plot points going on in parallel to the main story. The reader is given enough hints to understand what happened, but the main character never figures it out, which felt interesting.
Overall, I’d give it a 7/10. A pleasant read, but nothing too special. Still, I like that author’s “template”, so I’ll probably read some more of it :stuck_out_tongue:

In other news, finishing all the books I am currently reading will bring me to 25 this year. Sounds like I could try to aim for a @sigolino (30+ books). I’ve already read more books in Japanese than I had ever read. I guess the drive to see my numbers increase here and on bookmeter is really pushing me forward :slight_smile:

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