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
Our mini-challenge for Hour 2 is a top 5 bookish childhood memories. I loved reading as a child, but I don't recall reading a huge amount - not nearly as much as I do now. We're Going on a Bear Hunt - by Michael Rosen. This book! I will never live it down! When I … Continue reading Readathon Hour 2: MINI-CHALLENGE- OUR BOOKISH CHILDHOODS
It's that time of year where I remember that I have a blog and finally update, spamming the blog with Readathon posts! I've been gathering my TBR pile for the event and even made a trip to the library after (over) a year of not visiting. I'm starting a bit early, as I know I … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Early Start