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Too Many Good Books

I'm in the enviable position of having a surfeit of good books. The Distant Hours by Kate Morton: about a third through it. The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson: halfway. Sparrow Migrations by Cari Noga: three-quarters done. Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver: just started but already loving it. As you might guess, I have books in different rooms and read them in snatches. All but Sparrow Migrations are historical. Only Murder at the Brightwell is a mystery, though Morton's books have a discovery aspect that adds mystery to them. All are hard-to-put-down types, and it's rare that I have four at once that call to me when I'm not reading. (I also have a book on my phone, but it's only mildly interesting, so that reading progresses in spurts of boredom as I wait for John to take care of things I can't because of this silly foot (which is healing nicely). Sadly, I have an edit to do on my own stuff, so all my reading for fun will have to wai