You read several books in one week and find yourself with a pain in your left forearm. You realize that it's from holding the books with one hand and propping them open with your pinky. The pinky whose muscles once could have crushed cans, or at least hold open Twilight in hardcover. The pinky who is now being thwarted by regular sized hardcovers and a trade paperback. You consider taking drastic action in the form of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell. Decide it's unfair to punish pinky. Consider the use of book weights while pinky recovers. Ultimately must face that your once mighty pinky did not neglect itself. You have failed it. Embark on pinky rehabilitation program. Decide to treat it to smaller, but lovely, paperback novels to work it back into shape. Resolve to return to regular reading patterns as neglect of reading pinky is not tolerated in proper reading circles.