Reading 24 hours in a row with no stop sounds insane, and it probably is, and even if I wanted to, I can't attempt it today because life gets in the way, but I try my best to read as much as possible from 3 pm today 'til 3 pm tomorrow.
As usual there are some questions for the participants, so that we can get to know each other better and socialise and all that jazz. Here goes:
1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? I am reading from Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
Seriously, I don't have clear preference... Maybe Harry Potter, because I'm sure it'll be a fairly quick read? I'd also really like to finish Shades of Grey (about 1/3 through), but it's the kind of book that requires a lot of attention to catch all the awesome details so I don't know. I'm sure all these lovely books have their benefits.
3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? Oh dear, I haven't really given thought to snacking at all. I'm not a big snacker in general, but maybe I'll seek for something for tomorrow morning/lunchtime, because snacks kinda go in spirit with the readathon, as I have understood.
4) Tell us a little something about yourself! *fiddles with fingers* I'm a bookworm and a nerd in general, I have unexplainable obsession to wombats and alpacas. Me and my fiancé have two cats, who are the coolest little buggers in the world. I work in translating/media. My favourite authors are Ray Bradbury, Haruki Murakami, Robin Hobb, Jasper Fforde.
5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? It's my first readathon and I am looking forward to general reading craziness that's gonna take over Twitter and book blogging world. Oh and also I am looking forward to reading some awesome books.
Ahh, reading craziness. I love that when these big bookish things happen :)ReplyDelete
Your readathon pile is awesome. HP is perrrrrfect readathon material, Northanger Abbey is really fun, and I hear good things about Gillian Flynn's novels. Have fun today!!!
Oww, I wish we had come home earlier, but it was a fun evening so I shouldn't complain. I just feel a bit envious missing out a good chunk of readathon in the beginning. But now it's reading time! (And checking out the internet time.)Delete
Sharp Objects is on my list, too! Good luck today, and may the reading odds be ever in your favour! *TEAM PANDA*ReplyDelete
Thank you! :)Delete
Your first readathon! I'm so excited for you. ENJOY!!ReplyDelete
Thanks, it was great and I'll be participating the next one if everything goes well.Delete
So excited for you and your first Readathon! I'll be around to cheer you on!ReplyDelete
Thanks Team Panda :)Delete
I actually just read the last 250ish pages of Harry Potter #4 and it was a nice read to start off with because I know the story so well it was easy to read.ReplyDelete
Have fun and happy reading!
Thank you. I can't wait to start reading Harry Potter #3 :)Delete
Congratulations on your first readathon: wicked! Hope you're having a good time and that you continue to find some good reading in the rest of your evening. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy1ReplyDelete
Thank you very much, I did :)Delete
So this is your first readathon. You must be up to your eyeballs in pages. Hope it's going well. Keep reading!ReplyDelete
It was my first 24-hour readathon, yes. I only wish I had had more time to read and socialise.Delete
HP is such a good choice for a readathon. HP and Fforde. Did you make it to Shades of Grey??ReplyDelete
I didn't read Shades of Grey much during readathon, but I've been reading bits and pieces of it before and after that. I really do like this book, but I discovered it requires so much attention (is it just me though? There are so many details to pay attention to! :) that I put it semi-aside when my cat went to surgery and I didn't have energy to focus on more demanding books.Delete