Saturday, 9 April 2011

Readathon #1


So it's the start of the readathon in half an hour. I have my snacks, my diet coke and I am going to begin with "I am Number Four". In terms of updates I am just going to edit this post. Seems easier than having a new blog post every hour. I'll also be on twitter. When/if I finish a book I will post a review and start a new readathon post (which is why I am numbering them).


Some questions from Dewey's Read-a-thon


1)Where are you reading from today? My bedroom. Will possibly move to the kitchen and then living room at some point.

2)Three random facts about me… I am a knitter, sci fi fan and wish I was tallker

3)How many books do you have in your TBR pile for the next 24 hours? 5 but doubtful as to how much I will finish

4)Do you have any goals for the read-a-thon (i.e. number of books, number of pages, number of hours, or number of comments on blogs)? Not really but if I manage it then I plan on doing it for charity next time.

5)If you’re a veteran read-a-thoner, any advice for people doing this for the first time? I'm a newbie and so far have got lots of good advice from veterans.


Hour3 - About 1/3 of the way through my book. Enjoying it so far but am easily distracted by the internet, lol. Think for the rest of hour three I am going to make some tea and move to sit in the kitchen (laptop, mobil and iPad staying up here).


Hour5 - Think I may finish the book this hour!

11 comments:

  1. I have 5 books in my To Read pile as well! It seems a good number, though like you I doubt I'll finish all of them. It's an accomplishment just to finish one in a day!

    Anyway, just wanted to stop by and say, happy reading!

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  2. Good reading luck to you!

    My TBR pile is way out of control and I'll probably just pick books randomly.

    Oh, and Glasgow is a place I've always wanted to visit.

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  3. I found you on I Heart Monster's "Where In The World Are You Reading?" map and just had to stop in to offer encouragement! Looks like you're off to a great start. Good luck, good reading, and have fun! Time will go much faster than you think.

    Best wishes,
    Nolatari

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  4. Thank you everyone. Good luck to all of you too.

    Glasgow is a lovely city. Love living here. Sun is out today so looks especially nice.
    x

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  5. Found you on the map :) How are you liking I Am Number Four? I really want to read it before seeing the movie.
    I'd love to visit Glasgow, my dream holiday is to just travel around England for a few weeks.
    I'm also glad to have found someone on approximately the same time frame as I am: I'm in Holland.
    Good luck and happy reading!

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  6. Thank you.

    I Am Number Four is good so far. I've been told it's nothing like the film. A friend was very disappointed when she went to see it.

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  7. I have 10 in my pile but only hope to finish 3. Happy reading!

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