Reading progress update: I've read 80 out of 400 pages.

The Beast (Black Dagger Brotherhood Series) - J.R. Ward

Truly, he hated the dripping down the back of his throat. The burn in his sinuses. The bitter taste that bloomed in his mouth. And he most especially despised the fact that he didn't really get high anymore. He merely experienced a temporary upswing on this horrible roller coaster he had set himself upon, said respite to inevitably be followed by a rushing crash--and then, if he did not attend to himself, the clawing, relentless grab of the cravings.