Now that I have a job, there are people who would prefer that I get a good night's sleep. And my friends tease me about how early I go to bed – but just like my mom, they don't realize that sometimes I'm reading like a serious night owl.
The books I consume late at night aren't necessarily the best books I've read (some of those need to be savored), but they are books that I can't bear to part with, not when things are just getting so good. When I meet one of those, I've been known to rush right through it in one day (or night, as the case may be).
Here is a list of a few "candle burners" from this year: