From now on I’m not going to read two books in a row from the same genre unless they are part of a series. I just can’t keep the story lines and characters straight in my head. I’m confusing sunflower plants from Larry Niven’s Ringworld with those thorny border bushes in John Lenahan’s Shadowmagic. Okay, I suppose those are different genres.
At one time I had a strict policy of reading no more than one work of fiction for every nonfiction book I read. Somewhere along the lines I ditched that rule because there was so much sci-fi I wanted to read. I may bring back a modified (and more fiction-friendly) version of that rule.