April 27, 2013

Read-a-thon Update!




Hour: 10

Books completed: Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling

Currently Reading: The Bridge to Holy Cross by Paullina Simons

Thoughts on current book: Ahh I just, ahh! So much heartbreak in these books, seriously. Thoroughly enjoying it but I am so curious to see how it ends!

Pages read since last update: 348

Pages read in total: 348

Thoughts/Notes:
As I mentioned in my first post, I was being a little naughty and starting early since a) it is already the 27th in Aus and b) I have work during the majority of the set times. I don't want to miss out and I needed to get some reading done.

Anyway, for up until now I decided that staying away from my computer was the best option, as I am an easily distracted person. So here are the progressions I wrote down in my notepad as I went:

8am - Starting from page 156 of The Bridge to Holy Cross
11am - Currently on page 236
12:30pm - Page 286, but decided to take a break and start Quidditch Through the Ages (already read first 17 pages)
1:20pm - Finished Quidditch Through the Ages! Now back to TBTHC
2:30pm - Page 322
3:30pm - Page 359
4:45pm - Page 387... I seem to be slowing down for some reason
5:30pm - Page 410. Taking a short 15 minute break to do this post :)

How are you guys doing in the read-a-thon?

7 comments:

  1. Wow, Hour 10 already for you! I've ready Quidditch through the Ages - it's a perfect readathon book! Hope you're enjoying your day :)

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  2. I concur with Janey, already hour 10! I thought everyone started at 8am EST (+/- their time zones) but good job! Lovely idea with your video!!!

    A Girl that Likes Books

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  3. Wow, you are so far ahead! I would hate to have to work during a readathon day, luckily I don't have to, although I do have some plans with the hubby. You're really whipping through those pages, so keep up the good work!

    #TeamBear

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  4. I always have to work during the readathons and I HATE IT!! I might read some when I get home tonight but I don't know how I will feel..It's book sale day at the library and IT IS CRAZY HERE!!!

    Happy reading, friend!

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  5. Good luck and keep up the good work! It's my first time participating in Dewey's and I'm focusing on cheering on other book lovers. Hope you have a productive rest of the day, looks like you are a couple hours ahead of me. Here's my Dewey's Read-a-thon post if you'd like to stop by.

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  6. Is perfectly normal that moment of slowing down, for me it was sign I needed a tiny nap. Keep the good reading going :)

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  7. Good luck today! Flying in from Team Owl!

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