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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Readathon Opening Meme and Future Update Page

Readathon started at 7:00am CST time this morning, but I had a little puppy who didn't want to come inside - so I got started around 7:30.  My husband picked my book - ZomB by Darren Shan - should've known that would  be the one that he would pick.

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? - I am reading from Illinois

2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? - This is a tough one - maybe Rooms by Lauren Oliver

3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? - Pretzels and Chip Dip - and Dinner out with my husband tonight!

4) Tell us a little something about yourself! - Mom of 3 (22, 20, 9) and one puppy; I work at 2 different libraries and am back in college. 

5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? I have done a couple of other readathons; but have missed the last couple - I won't be reading review books today - I get to pick them all on my own!  

I am going to use this page to do my updates -

Started 7:30 - Reading ZomB - Drinking coffee
9:00am - page 74 of ZomB - two cups of coffee - been outside in the rain with the puppy twice.  (She was just spayed on Thursday and trying to keep her calm is RIDICULOUSLY HARD!)

10:00am - Finished Zom-B (174 pages) - another cup of coffee and a donut.  My son picked the next book - Angel Killer by Andrew Mayne.

11:20am - Been on a pseudo break - was supposed to be at a soccer game right now, but didn't go due to rain and cold.  Sister has stopped by and so that has slowed the reading down - also spent some more time outside with the puppy. . . haven't been able to get her to cooperate with me this morning.  Only 20 pages into the 2nd book. . .

1:30pm - Just finished lunch - only  70 pages into my book but getting ready to go to a Science Alliance thing at our library.  Should be back after 3.  Happy reading!





9 comments:

Linda said...

Yay! Have fun!!

Anna L said...

Good luck with your reading. I think 7 would be a perfect time to start. Oregon starts at 5. It's a little early for me.

CaroG said...

oh it has been raining here too! At least it makes it easier to stay home. Have a nice read-a-thon! #TeamKing

Zsi said...

It's more cosy to read in rainy weather, don't you think? I hope you like your book and that you're having a great time. Keep going! #TeamKing

CaroG said...

I hope your are having tons of fun today! Happy reading. #TeamKing

Kristen said...

Yay a fellow Illinois reader! Looks like you are doing awesome, hope you got some reading in after lunch/dinner as well!!

Karsyn Smith said...

How's it going? Are you still chugging along? Hope you are having fun!

CaroG said...

We are almost there!!! You can do it!

Vicki said...

I haven't done the last few read-a-thon's, but plan on doing them next year.

It looks like you did a great job!!

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