Apr 10, 2010

Read-a-Thon: Yes I Can! When I Can!

This is my first time to join Dewey's Read-a-Thon, and I'm excited to join, although there are chores to do!!! But I can fit it in. Yes, I can!

Hour 1: Three questions to answer:

Where are you reading from today: Ohio, the heart of the Midwest.

Three facts about me:
1. I love gardening almost as much as reading.
2. I get up early in the morning to blog.
3. I can't limit myself to one or two genre of books, as I love reading a variety of novels, though I like mysteries and good contemporary fiction among others.

How many books in my to be read pile for the next 24 hours?

Songs of the Humpback Whale1. Realistically, I hope to finish Songs of the Humpback Whale by Jodi Picoult, a writer I've heard a lot about but have just discovered for myself. I'm enjoying this book so far but am only on page 42.

2. Arabesk: Inspector Ikmen #3 by Barbara Nadel, a new mystery set in Turkey.
3.The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson, a thick book that I may not be able to finish before the Read-a-Thon is over.

Do you have any goals for the Read-a-Thoner?
1. I must finish Songs of the Humpback Whale and Arabesk! Those are my goals.
2. I may even do more of the Mini Challenges!

Good luck all!

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9 comments:

  1. Have fun with all the reading today :-)

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  2. Have a great day reading & good luck! I hope you get to the Larsson! :-)

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  3. Good luck with reading, I'm sure you'll enjoy your first read-a-thon.
    Thanks for joining in the fun!

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  4. Thanks for stopping by to comment. Happy reading. Remember slow and steady wins the race LOL

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  5. Good luck with your reading goals! Songs of the Humpback Whale sounds interesting, can't wait to see what you think of it.

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  6. Sounds like a little piece of heaven - enjoy the books! :)

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  7. Good luck-I hope that you are having fun! Happy Reading!

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  8. Yay! I'm glad you decided to join in the read-a-thon! I hope you've had a good time and accomplished some of your goals, but most importantly that you've had fun doing it! :)

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