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
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!)
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