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Third Book Down

An Anne Tyler I haven’t read! I love her characters.


Mid-Event Survey!

Mid-Event Survey:
1. What are you reading right now? Taking a break to make some food, but will be starting A Slipping Down Life, by Anne Tyler, soon.
2. How many books have you read so far? 2
3. What book are you most looking forward to for the second half of the Read-a-thon? No idea.  I’m just taking stuff off my tbr bookshelf as I finish a book.  And I’m reading my own books!
4. Have you had many interruptions? How did you deal with those? Deliberate interruptions, which were a nice break.
5. What surprises you most about the Read-a-thon, so far? How awake I am!

Book 2 Complete

Oh my word. What a chilling story. Book 2 of the #readathon is complete. Time to make some food and shake this one off!

Book 1 is Done!

Just finished Talking as Fast as I Can, by Lauren Graham.  You know, Lorelai from Gilmore Girls.

What a wonderful memoir.  I love her.

Time for a break before I start book #2 of the Readathon.  Not sure what I’ll read next, so stay tuned…..

Happy Readathon! Getting to Know You Survey!

Readathons always start with a survey, and here are my answers!

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Iowa City, IA!
2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? Not sure.  I’m grabbing as I go.
3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? French fries, probably!
4) Tell us a little something about yourself! I’m a librarian, although not currently employed as one.
5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? I missed April’s, so participating today is definitely something I’m doing differently!

If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? I think this is my 5th!

Readathon Eve!

Hi everyone!  Wow, it’s been a year since I posted anything to this blog.  Shame on me!  It seems to have become a blog for posting readathon posts.  I really need to get back in the habit of posting…..

Tomorrow is Dewey’s 24-hour Readathon!  I couldn’t do the one in the spring, so I’m getting excited for this one.  Planning my reads and my snacks. It should be a good reading day tomorrow – cold and windy.  Perfect for snuggling under a blanket with a book, and a cat or two on my lap.

Cheers to reading lots of great books tomorrow!

Book Number 3!

I had a few interruptions: a fabulous phone conversation with my parents, and took my daughter to work.

Then I finished a favorite from 8th grade: The Alfred G. Graebner Memorial High School Handbook of Rules and Regulations, by Ellen Conford.  It was as much fun as I remembered.

The shorter reads are perfect for Readathons.  Very motivating.  But next up, I’m starting The Rules of Magic, by Alice Hoffman.

Feeling pretty awake, but not sure how long I’ll stay awake. 🙂

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