24 Hour Read-A-Thon: Closing in on 22 Hours

I am in awe of those people who have stayed up all night – I’m barely functioning and I slept for 4 hours! Just over 2 hours left of this amazing challenge an Dewey has given us some challenges.

  1. Visit the Readers of the Hour
  2. Thank the Cheerleaders
  3. Do the post-event survey

I’ll wait to do #3 when I’m done. But, I visited the Readers of the Hour and thanked our AWESOME cheerleaders.

Here’s my update since my last post:

  • Book I’m reading: Down River, by John Hart
  • Number of books read since I started: 2 plus 1 short story
    1. The House at Midnight, by Lucie Whitehouse (read my review)
    2. Short Story: Mr. Bones, by Paul Theroux
    3. Springtime on Mars, by Susan Woodring (stay tuned for my review which I am too tired to write at this moment)
  • Pages Read since my last post: 49
  • Total pages read in the challenge: 422
  • Amount of time spent reading since my last post: 70 minutes
  • Total amount of time spent reading in the challenge: 525 minutes (8.75  hours)
  • Mini-Challenges completed: 11
    1. Intro (Darcie)
    2. Comics (Nymeth)
    3. Quotes (Vasilly)
    4. Comments on Readers of the Hour blogs (Andrea and Samantha)
    5. Comments on Readers of the Hour blogs (Jennie and Somer)
    6. Get some Exercise (Dewey)
    7. Mid-Event Survey (Dewey)
    8. Poetry (Vasilly)
    9. Setting of current book (Dewey)
    10. Comments on Readers of the Hour blogs (Misa and Sean)
    11. Thanks to the Cheerleaders
  • Total amount of time spent blogging: 280 minutes (4.7 hours)
  • Blogs visited since I last posted: Bonnie (Bonnie’s Books), Sean (Ivertimot), Misa (This Redhead Reads), and Dewey (The Hidden Side of A Leaf)
  • Time spent visiting other people’s blogs: 120 minutes (2 hours) and left 26 comments
  • Down Time: 6.6 Hours (of this, 4.0 hours spent sleeping)
  • Prizes I’ve won: None yet!
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    • Eva on June 29, 2008 at 08:17

    You’ve done so well!! And we’re so close to being done: counting down in minutes. 😀

    • Nymeth on June 29, 2008 at 08:22

    You did great, Wendy!

    • Wendy on June 29, 2008 at 08:31

    Thnaks Eva and Nymeth – getting ready to blog my final post.

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