Archive for October 25, 2009

readathon5Woo!!Woo!! I did it !!! I can’t belive I completed more than I had contemplated and the urge to read is still persisting though the readathon is complete ( I ended my reading 30 min early ) .This event was so much fun and helped me reduce some books from my TBR pile ..

Final Report

Total No. Of  Books Read: 14 books

List of Books Read:

Emma Vol 1 by Kaoru Mori

Emma Vol 2 by Kaoru Mori

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Wake by Lisa McMann

Charlotte’s Web by  E.B.White

Enna Burning by Shannon Hale

Forget About It by Caprice Crane

Emma Vol 3 by K.Mori

The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve

Folk Tales Of South India

Adventures Of Suppandi

Moving Day -Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls by Meg Cabot

Re Read – Love Story  by Erich Segal

Tales Of A Drama Queen by Lee Nichols

Total no. of hours spent reading and blogging : 20 hours nearly

Total no. of hours spent sleeping: 3  hours( to be precise 2 hours  40 min ) 🙂

Total no. of pages read : 2754 pgs

No. Challenges participated in: 3

Prizes Won : None..Hey wait , I got a box my fav chocolates  from dad 🙂 So I won something 🙂

I know for sure that I am participating in the next Read-a-thon and I will find some fellow book fanatic friends  to do it along with me , to make those 24 hrs more exciting..

I would like to thank all the organisers and also all the wonderful cheerleaders who made it such a fun event.Congratulate all those wonderful readers who read and read and read..

1. Which hour was most daunting for you?

Last 1 hour  was most daunting , I kept blog hopping to stay awake

2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?

Her Fearful Symmetry ( I am just a few chapters into it but I have a feeling that it’s going to be great )
3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?

I think , its wonderful as it is. I loved every single minute of it. Though I wish I had been lil more enthusiastic about the mini challenges .
4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon?

The cheerleading and also the great mini challenges

5. How many books did you read?

14 books
6. What were the names of the books you read?

Emma Vol 1 by Kaoru Mori

Emma Vol 2 by Kaoru Mori

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Wake by Lisa McMann

Charlotte’s Web by  E.B.White

Enna Burning by Shannon Hale

Forget About It by Caprice Crane

Emma Vol 3 by K.Mori

The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve

Folk Tales Of South India

Adventures Of Suppandi

Moving Day -Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls by Meg Cabot

Re Read – Love Story  by Erich Segal

Tales Of A Drama Queen by Lee Nichols
7. Which book did you enjoy most?

I enjoyed reading Wake and Coraline and most of all the graphic novel Emma -A victorian Romance
8. Which did you enjoy least?

Though I liked all the books my least fav would be Moving Day..
9. If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders?

I wasn’t a cheerleader  but I did quite a few commenting rounds on various blogs 🙂
10. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time?

I am 100% sure of participating next time and might take up cheerleading officially next time round .

Read-a-Thon Update 6

Posted: October 25, 2009 in Dewey's Readathon
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The tiredness is setting in but won’t stop ..I am trying to push myself to the limit to see what is my capacity..I never knew I could do this much by sleeping only around 3 hrs . I know once the readathon ends I am gonna crash on my bed and sleep blissfully  10 hrs straight. But till then, I am gonna go read..

Progress report:

Title of book(s) read since last update

Moving Day -Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls by Meg Cabot

Re Read – Love Story  by Erich Segal ( and cried lots again 😦  )

Currently Reading:

Tales Of A Drama Queen – Lee Nichols

Number of books read since you started: 13 books

Pages read: 2666 pgs

Running total of time spent reading since you started: 19 hours 15 minutes

Mini-challenges completed: 2

Snack Intake: Ice cream and lots of potato chips

Read-a-Thon Update 5

Posted: October 25, 2009 in Dewey's Readathon
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Now , reading books makes one , hungry and I have been eating like some one who has been starved for days 🙂 Parents had that worried look on their face when went raiding the refrigerator for something edible, just an hour after I had eaten a large size veggie burger . Food makes me read more 🙂

I added a few more graphic books as spacers and it feels good on reading them after a heavy novel.

Progress report:

Title of book(s) read since last update

The Pilot’s Wife – Anita Shreve

Folk Tales Of South India

Adventures Of Suppandi

Currently Reading:

Moving Day -Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls by Meg Cabot

Number of books read since you started: 11 books

Pages read: 2210 pgs

Running total of time spent reading since you started: 16 hours 15 minutes

Mini-challenges completed: 2

Snack Intake: Large Veggie Burger , Diet Coke

I now want to visit a few blogs and see what everybody else is doing..Keep Reading..We are almost there ..

My 5 favorite children’s books are:

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Little House On The Prairies (Whole Series)

Heidi

The Cat In The Hat

Winnie The Pooh