After missing April's Readathon, and having a bit of a reading slump (with the exception of children's books for my daughter!) I have decided to join in the Reverse Readathon that the Dewey's Readathon team have organised. What it means by "reverse" is that the times have flipped. So the regular Readathon starts at 1pm … Continue reading Reverse Readathon
1pm and it's that time again - another attempt at reading for 24 hours, and another pile of books to attempt to get through. I love the Readathon events! I may not always get through the full 24 hours reading (and I tend to spend a lot of time blogging instead of reading, which is … Continue reading Let the October 2016 Readathon begin!
Technically, I should have done this last month, as a quarterly check in, but I only decided to do this today after updating my Reading Spreadsheet. This year I set myself a Goodreads target of 100 books to read. I am currently smashing that, as I have read 52 books so far this year. The … Continue reading April Check-in – Reading Progress
This year I decided to take part in the Read Harder Challenge from Book Riot. It is about reading more widely and trying things you may not normally try. Read a horror book - Afraid by Jack Kilborn (15/02/16) Read a non-fiction book about science - Read a collection of essays - Jack the Ripper: … Continue reading Book Riot Read Harder Challenge 2016
I have just finished reading Book #7 - Sally Heathcote: Suffragette by Mary M Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot. I will start another book, but I think this is my last of the official Readathon. End of Event Survey Which hour was most daunting for you? I didn't find any of it daunting really, … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hours 23 & 24 End of Event Survey
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!)