As predicted, I fell asleep. For my health reasons, I couldn't afford to not sleep, as exhaustion exacerbates my fibromyalgia and recently, I've been feeling okay so I didn't want to spoil it. I did manage to read My Naughty Little Sister by Dorothy Edwards before falling asleep and I woke up at about 8am, … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hours 11-22 ~ The Missing Hours
After 10 hours of Readathon, I am now starting Book #5. I have so far: Finished reading: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (65%-100%) Read: Ghost World by Daniel Clowes The Marvels by Brian Selznick Dead Man Talking by Roddy Doyle I had a short break for some food, and now comes the tricky part: staying awake … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hour 10 (4 books down!)
The #ReadBlock Challenge is asking what it is that stops readers from reading. It's quite interesting as lately I have had a bit of a #readblock but I found that a routine helped me get back into it. I make sure to read without fail before I go to sleep, even if I do end … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: #ReadBlock Challenge
I found a great quote in the book I am reading that works for the ongoing challenge Operation:Quotation I decided to make it pretty. Still reading The Marvels by Brian Selznick. Currently at page 423.
I finally finished Lolita. I reviewed it on Goodreads. It was interesting but not as great as everyone made it out to be. I also read Ghost World by Daniel Clowes - my first Graphic Novel of the Readathon (Review here). I will probably move on to The Marvels by Brian Selznick. I had my Maltesers. … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hours 4, 5 and 6
It's now just after 2pm and I officially started reading at 12.30pm. Lolita is a bit of a slog. I started off at 65% of the way through (I'm reading it on Kindle) and I am only at 79% now. I am not a huge fan of this book, although I appreciate the prose and … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hour 01
1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? The UK! 1pm start, but I did start a bit earlier! 2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? I'm looking forward to reading Natsuo Kirino's The Goddess Chronicle, as I am a big fan of her crime novels, … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hour 0