24 Hour Read-A-Thon: Update Hours 15 & 16


How I am feeling at this point in the Event:

Still hanging in there. I hope to make it to midnight (which would be 20 hours)…so will see how that goes!

What I am currently reading:


A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Maara

What I have finished reading:


The Round House by Louise Erdrich

What I have eaten during these hours:

Nothing – just drinking water

Total Mini Challenges (the running total with links to hosting blog):

  1. Introductory Meme from the Read-A-Thon blog
  2. Book Appetite which is being hosted by Book Journey
  3. Self Portrait hosted by The Estella Society
  4. Book Puzzle hosted by One Librarian’s Book Reviews
  5. Clear the Cobwebs and Recharge Your Yoga hosted by Elizabeth Michelle
  6. Mid-Event Survey from the Read-A-Thon blog
  7. Turn the Page hosted by Reflections of a Bookaholic

Mini Challenge(s) completed during this update period:

Turn the Page Mini Challenge asks that we:

turn to page 32 of the book you are currently reading (or the nearest page with text on it) and find the most entertaining phrase to complete the following sentence: “I would rather read than ________ any day!”

Here’s mine from my current book: I would rather read than dislodge the question that for one and a half years had been wedged in her voice box any day!

Bloggers I’ve visited (the running total with links):

  1. Andi @ Estella’s Revenge
  2. Cat’s Thoughts
  3. Lisa @ Lit and Life
  4. Laura @ The Scarlet Letter
  5. Amused By Books
  6. Ali @ Worducopia
  7. Darcie @ Reading Derby
  8. Chris @ Aarlunk
  9. Lost in Kudzu
  10. Shannon @ River City Reading
Hours of Event # of Pages Read/Total # of Pages Time Spent Reading (hours)/Total Time Reading (hours) Time Spent Blogging (hours)/Total Time Blogging (hours)
07:00 pm – 09:00 pm 68/470  1.6 hrs/9.22 hrs  .4 hrs/3.01 hrs
Hours of Event Time Spent Visiting (min)/Total Time Visiting (min) Mini Challenges Completed This Hour Down Time  (hours)/Total Down Time (hours)
07:00 pm – 09:00 pm  0 hrs/.33 hrs 1 0 hrs/3.44 hrs

I hope if you’re participating you’re getting some great reading done! See you in two hours!!!

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    • Cathie on April 27, 2013 at 20:35

    Hurray, you go girl. You can did it until midnight. I am so with you in spirit and cheering you on. Will check in later to see how you are doing.

      • Cathie on April 27, 2013 at 21:19

      only 1 1/2 hours to go for you to meet your goal. Knowing you, it a shoe in. I know that your love of reading will keep you going even when your eyes and brain are screaming for you to stop!

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