Last night, in the middle of texting my best friend, the lovely Starfire, the power went out. What was ironic was that my text was explaining my next steps for the evening - closing down the computer, completing a few chores (e.g. washing the dishes), having a shower and then curling up in bed with the last 60 pages of Archangel's Kiss. Yes, the last 60 pages! But there was a power cut. So, I had to improvise. The computer was off (thanks to the cut), so I washed the dishes and had a shower...by candlelight. Let me tell you, having a shower by candlelight sounds romantic...not so much, particularly when there is no one (say Dmitri *grin*) to assist. Where is this going you ask? Well...I like to read before I go to sleep, but reading by candlelight...is a bit tricky to put it mildly. So, I pulled out my iPhone and read the first chapter of Death of A Pirate King (Josh Lanyon). YAH for back lighting!
Now, I'm currently trying to avoid reading on my iPhone owing to the tendonitis flare in both wrists. But I had to read something, right? So I did. I was able to finish reading Archangel's Kiss this morning (it was good) and then dithered. What should I read next? Should I read Eve of Destruction (SJ Day) or In Golden Blood (Stephen Woodworth)? Both currently sitting by my bed. Or should I continue reading the book I started? I like finishing something before I start something else, which is the complete opposite of what I was like when I was young - I used to read two or three books at a time, much to my family's amusement. But I caved. I wanted to be back with Jake & Adrian... So, I'm reading Death Of A Pirate King carefully!
And all of this has got me to thinking, have you ever thought you were about to read one book when suddenly another book appeared on the horizon demanding to be read? And do you ever read two or more books concurrently?
Edited to change the title to Fate? (Part I).