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#readathon end and a mini challenge

I’m taking part in the Readathon final hour.  Here’s a mini challenge: It’s a mad lib

1.  A noun from page one of the text you are reading.: SHOES
2.  An adjective to describe the cover of your book. BLUE
3.  Your name or the name of a character. PAM
4.  A verb found on page 23 of your book (or the nearest page with text on it). LOVED
5.  A noun from the title or the “About the Author” section of the book. MOCKINGJAY (the book i’m reading. duh)
6.  A verb ending in -ing from approximately page 76 (or the nearest page with text on it). SUGGESTING
7. and 8.  Two adjectives from the opening paragraph of a chapter or article from anywhere in the text. FINE, WORN
9.  Another verb found at the bottom of page 100 (or the nearest page with text on it). CUT
10.  The longest time period it has ever taken you to read a book. 30 YEARS (i’ve never finished Little Women)

Here it t’is

his SHOES(1) is  BLUE(2)!  PAM(3)  has never LOVED(4) so much.

The MOCKINGJAY(5) I’m currently SUGGESTING(6) is  FINE(7) and WORN(8).

When this is over, I will CUT(9) for 30 YEARS(10).

Ha! mine is stupid and makes no sense, although not much makes sense after 4 hours of fretful sleep.

 

And my end of meme answer: The most daunting part of the Readathon was prolly like everyone elses: the wee hours.  The desperate need for sleep coupled with the urge to want to keep going and succeed.

When asked by my husband why i was doing this? my answer was: cuz it’s fun.  he said: what’s fun about staying up for 24 hours?

silly silly man!

I’m going to keep reading Mockingjay, after which i’m not sure what i’ll do.  prolly collapse from exhaustion in a rubble of coffee grinds, peanut butter and book marks.

Now I’ve played on both sides: cheerleader and reader and reader is just as INTIMIDATING as i thought it would be! no wonder i chickened out all this time and cheered instead. I do feel a sense of pride even if only completed one book. And it wasnt even a whole book.

YAY me! Yay you! yay readathon!

 

 

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#Readathon book 2

Hello. It’s almost 2am here (hour blipty eleven) and I’ve just had some power water and the power banana.  I’m going to attempt to read my 2nd and prolly last book for this readathon. i am not ashamed tho, because i have given the good fight and blah blah blah insert something inspirational here.  It’s my first time READING so I’m totally ok with it.  Totally.

The blog comments and the cheertweets have helped muchly. I am punchy and delirious.

I leave you with a quote to help you guess what book I’m about to read: I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.”
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

 

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#readathon Furry buddies

So it’s approximately hour 18 or something of the Readathon and the powers that be have asked if we have reading buddies to keep us company.

Book Page Bailey helped me a few weeks ago read The Hunger Games.

Unconventional Librarian

And Cleo, who’s Tech Support wants me to finish the trilogy.

I’m not sure what I’ll do cuz I’ve already had coffee and I’m punchy.  Not a good combo.

I’m sure sleep would evade me.

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#Readathon what next? Book 1 DONE!

So I’ve finally finished my first readathon book, The Soldier’s Wife.  It’s taken me a long time because the book is nearly 400 pages. It was a good read and I’m happy to admit that it’s for a book club on Thursday (Gr8t Books) so now I’m well ahead. I’ll post my review on Thursday.

It’s 1 am and I’m a little punchy and I’m not sure what to do next: should I try to get some shut eye or plug along to my next book?

Thinking ahead I should prolly read an easy book since my head is spinning.

 

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#Readathon updates

Hi Friends. I’m still reading The Soldier’s Wife.  Ive had a bit of an up and down day.  I picked up my World Book Night books and enjoyed a latte hoping the caffeine would help keep me up.  Seeing as its 11pm I guess it’s working!

But now, I’ll need reinforcement.  I’ve moved from my comfy chair in the “formal” living room to the couch in the family room.  Coffee’s dripping as we speak.  My goal is to FINISH this book before I either: a) go to bed or b) choose a new book.

Follow my updates on twitter: @Pamlovesbooks  and help me choose my next book should the coffee allow me to stay awake!

Good luck to those of you who are reading!

 

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I’ve got the moves like Jagger: #Readathon

I’ve been busy today and STILL trying to squeeze in the Read a thon reading.

I’m reading

The Soldier’s Wife by Margaret Leroy

I’m on page 212.

AND

because i can’t resist making another one of my fractured greeting cards:

 I’ve got the moves like Jagger

Shakespeare, anyone?

thanks for all the support so far!

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I’m a #Readathon Reader!

I’m excited to be participating in Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon!

To be sure, I’ve participated in previous ‘thon’s but only as a cheerleader.

Can you imagine ME as a cheerleader?

Normally I wouldn’t but cheering others as they read books?

It’s a natural for me.  This time, I’m going in:

Hunkering down and reading.

Clearing out my TBR pile.

Ready?

Set?

Go!

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Readathon Cheering

I’m cheering for Dewey’s readathon!!

good luck everyone!

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Dewey’s Readathon

I’m cheering in Dewey’s Readathon again!

The Readathon will take place

Saturday October 22, 2011

Join in the fun!

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DEWEY’S READATHON

Hey y’all i’m a cheerleader tonight!

check out some of the FABULOUS readers in the read a thon