#24in48 Readathon – Good Night, Everyone!

We have reached the end of the 24 in 48 readathon.  Luckily, there is another readathon in a couple of weeks, but for now I’m going to bed after a full weekend of reading and I will begin the recovery process (aka cleaning the apartment) tomorrow.

Final Update

I finished Walden around the same time I was ready for lunch.  After I was done eating, I immediately picked up The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and other than a short nap, I read it straight through.

In the Middle of Reading:

  • The Glorious Cause by Robert Middlekauff

Books Finished:

  • Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

 

Pages Read: 228

Total Pages Read: 549

Time Read: 6 hours 15 minutes

Total Time Read: 15 hours and 13 minutes

Goodnight, Y’all!

#24in48 Readathon – Hour 36

Only 12 more hours to go until we reach the end of the 24 in 48 readathon.  I didn’t get up until about 30 minutes ago, so this update will be a bit short.

Update #3

I did not finish Walden before I fell asleep.  However, I have less than 50 pages to go, so I will finish it today.

The Boyfriend woke me up around 8:30 this morning and surprised me with breakfast from our favorite local bakery so I wouldn’t have to use precious reading time to cook something.  He is definitely a keeper!

Current Reads:

  • Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Pages Read: 24

Total Pages Read: 321

Time Read: 1 hour 7 minutes

Total Time Read: 8 hours and 58 minutes

My final update will be at 9 pm Pacific time.

#24in48 Readathon – Hour 24

We’re now a whole day into the 24 in 48 readathon.  I’ll be headed to bed in a couple of hours, but below is my update.

Update #2

YAY!  I managed to finish I Thought it Was Just Me despite frequent interruptions from my very needy Feline Overlord, Dresden, and the constant noises from the video games the Boyfriend has been playing.  I had to put in my noise-canceling ear buds to do it, but that’s life in a small California apartment.

I also did quite a bit of eating.

Current Reads:

  • Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Books Finished:

  • I Thought it Was Just Me (But it Isn’t) by Brené Brown

Pages Read: 216

Total Pages Read: 297

Time Read: 5 hours 57 minutes

Total Time Read: 7 hours and 51 minutes

My next update will be at 9 am Pacific time.  I want to finish Walden before I go to bed, since I have less than 100 pages left, so here’s to hoping I don’t fall asleep until then!

#24in48 Readathon – Hour 12!

It’s hour 12 of the 24 in 48 readathon and here’s my first update!

Update #1

Since the official start time was 12 am EST and I live in California, I was able to read a bit before I went to bed.  I got caught up on the official readathon posts after I made breakfast this morning, and also checked out Litsy to see what everyone else is reading, like ya do.

Current Read: I Thought it Was Just Me (But it Isn’t) by Brené Brown, which I’m determined to finish today.

Pages Read: 81

Time Read: 1 hours and 54 minutes

My next update will be at 9 pm Pacific time, and I’m sure I’ll have much more to share!  See you then 🙂

This Weekend – #24in48 Readathon!

 

Another #24in48 Readathon is happening this weekend!  This is the Readathon that started it all for me.  I created this blog so I could better connect with such a great bookish community.  This will be my 6th 24 in 48, and I’m so excited that I’ll be able to participate all weekend!

Goals:

  • Read for 24 hours.
  • Finish at least three books.

TBR:

The first 3 on my TBR are books I’m currently reading, and the last three are books I checked out from the public library.  All of the book covers are linked to Goodreads.

  • The Glorious Cause by Robert Middlekauff
  • The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
  • I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t) by Brené Brown
  • The Bird’s Nest by Shirley Jackson
  • The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
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Are you participating in the 24 in 48 Readathon?

#24in48 Readathon: Does it Have to Be Over?!

The 24 in 48 readathon is over, and while I didn’t read for 24 hours, I still see it as a success.  Below is my final update.

Final Update

I ended up taking a nap not long after my update at 11 am.  I still got a lot of reading done after I woke up and I finished three books this weekend, even though I thought I would be lucky if I found the time to finish one.

In the Middle of Reading:

  • Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

 

Books Finished:

  • The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
  • Ruined By Reading by Lynne Sharon Schwartz
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

  

Pages Read: 216

Total Pages Read: 742

Time Read: 3 hours 36 minutes

Total Time Read:  13 hours 8 minutes

I don’t know when the next 24 in 48 readathon is, but I will definitely be participating!

#24in48 Readathon: Let’s Pretend It Will Never End

There are only 12 hours left of the 24 in 48 readathon!

I stayed up far past my bedtime reading last night, and since I also had to get up earlier than I wanted to yesterday, I let myself sleep in.

Current Reads:

  • Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

 

Finished:

  • Ruined By Reading by Lynne Sharon Schwartz

Pages Read: 73

Time Read: 1 hour 15 minutes

My final update will be at 11 pm central time!

#24in48 Readathon – 24 Down, 24 to Go!

Normally, I would have done my first update at hour 12 of the 24 in 48 readathon (11 am central time for me), but as I mentioned last night, I was clearing out my storage unit before I move to California.

However, I lucked out a bit by being in the moving van all by myself on the ride to and from the storage unit, which meant I got to listen to an audiobook.  On top of that, everything was done and the moving van returned by lunchtime.  So, I was back home and on the couch with a book by around 2 pm.

Current Reads:

  • Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans
  • Ruined By Reading by Lynne Sharon Schwartz

  

Finished:

  • The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett

Pages Read: 453

Time Read: 8 hours 17 minutes

My next update will be at 11 am central time!  See you then 🙂

#24in48 Readathon!!!

Rachel is doing another #24in48 Readathon this weekend!  This is the Readathon that started it all for me.  I created this blog so I could better connect with such a great bookish community.  This will be my 5th 24 in 48!  Unfortunately, I won’t be able to participate for a full 24 hours this time.  The Boyfriend and I are getting ready to move to San Fransisco and will be spending most of tomorrow clearing out my storage unit.

Goals:

  • I plan to read a few pages here and there on Saturday whenever I can and then reading all day Sunday.
  • I would love to finish at least one book.

TBR:

Even though I won’t have time to attempt a full 24 hours of reading, I still made a small stack of books to choose from which are all short and sweet.  All of the book covers are linked to Goodreads.

  • A Philosophy of Walking by Frédéric Gros
  • Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans
  • The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
  • Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Ruined by Reading by Lynne Sharon Schwartz
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

  

  

Are you participating in the 24 in 48 Readathon?

#24in48 – Final Update (Hour 48)

The 24 in 48 readathon is over, and while I didn’t read for 24 hours, I still see it as a success.  Below is my final update.

Final Update

The Boyfriend brought me home a chocolate croissant!  I also ended up taking a nap.  I’m already in bed thanks to having to be up early for a Doctor’s appointment before I go to work, so I didn’t read nearly as much as I wanted to today.  That’s ok because I still got a lot of reading done, and I finished FOUR books this weekend!

In the Middle of Reading:

  • The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore

Books Finished:

  • The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  • Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
  • The Ghost Ship by Diane Carey
  • 1984 by George Orwell

  

 

Pages Read: 143

Total Pages Read: 722

Time Read: 3 hours 43 minutes

Total Time Read: 16 hours and 26 minutes

I don’t know when the next 24 in 48 readathon is, but I will definitely be participating!