Category: Read-A-Thons

24 Hour Read-A-Thon: Update Hours 1 & 2

I can’t believe we’re already two hours into the Read-A-Thon – how the heck did that time go by so fast? I’m going to be posting updates every two hours. Here’s the first one. How I am feeling at this point in the Event: I’m a little tired – I don’t usually get up at …

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Ready, Set, GO!!!

Good morning, are we ready to get this thing started!??!? It is 5:00 am PST and outside it is dark. Very dark. But my coffee is brewing and my books are waiting. Heather from Capricious Reader is hosting at the Read-A-Thon through hour five and she’s asked us to complete an introductory post/questionnaire. So here …

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Preparing: 24 Hour Read-A-Thon

Tomorrow morning at 5:00 am PST the 24 Hour Read-A-Thon starts and I’m getting myself ready! I have learned from past Read-A-Thons that preparation is important so today I did the following: Printed out my “stat” sheet to keep track of the hours I read, blog, visit and participate challenges Set up my posts to …

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Book Blogger Events Coming Soon

Spring doesn’t just bring the flowers and warmer, longer days…there are two book blogger events which I always watch for at this time of year. Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon opens its doors to readers of all ages twice a year in April and October. This year’s event is coming next weekend on April 27th and …

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: End of Event Meme and Thanks!

Some things never change. The sun comes up. Fall turns to winter. The tulips bloom in the spring. And Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon happens every April and October. Yesterday I joined hundreds of other readers to celebrate this event. Anyone who says reading is dead really needs to come out for the Read-a-Thon. Not only …

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Update 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: Hours 19 & 20

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 19 & 20 (11:00 PM to 1:00 AM PST) – This will be my last update. I have reached my goal to make it through 20 hours and I need to go to bed now! Good luck to those of you still hanging in …

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Update 24 Hour Read-A-Thon: Hours 17 & 18

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 17 & 18 (9:00 PM to 11:00 PM PST) How I am feeling at this point in the Event: Surprisingly good! I took a shower earlier and got in my jammies, had a snack and felt ready to go again. It probably helps that …

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Update 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: Hourse 15 & 16

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 15 & 16 (7:00 PM to 9:00 PM PST) How I am feeling at this point in the Event: Muddled, tired, in need of an intellectual break. I am planning to take a 30 minute “down time” break in hour 17 just to try …

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Update 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: Hours 13 & 14

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 13 & 14 (5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST) How I am feeling at this point in the Event: I had to get horizontal for awhile – but I’m still awake…still zipping along with my book (I should finish it SOON!) What I am …

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Update 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: Hours 11 & 12

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 11 & 12 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM PST) How I am feeling at this point in the Event: Actually, pretty good. I had dinner. It really helps that I am so into my book, too, even though my pace has slowed a bit. …

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