I did it! I made it the full 24 hours! And then immediately went to bed. I can barely believe I did it. It was so much fun, and I’ll definitely participate in future 24 hour readathons. In my time zone, the readathon went from 7:00AM Saturday through 6:59AM Sunday, which worked out really well for me. It’s 11:30AM now, and I only let myself sleep for 4 hours so that I wouldn’t completely mess up my sleep schedule.
Books Read: (6 completed, 2 in progress)
- We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (225 pgs. completed)
- Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews (295 pgs, completed)
- Rat Queens Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery by Kurtis J. Wiebe & Roc Upchurch (128 pgs, completed)
- The Woods Vol. 1: The Arrow by James Tynion IV (128 pgs, completed)
- Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins (338 pgs, completed)
- Men Explain Things To Me by Rebecca Solnit (130 pgs, completed)
- Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky (152 pgs, may DNF)
- Marked Men #2: Rome by Jay Crownover (10%: 1 hour, 13 minutes listened)
Total Pages Read: 1,396
Total Novel/NF Pages Read: 1,140
Total Audiobook Time Read: 1 hour, 13 minutes
Total Hours Participated: 24
Total Hours Spent Reading: Absolutely no idea! I read at least 1 page every hour. Some hours I read for the entire 60 minutes, some I only read for 5-10 minutes
Total Hours Awake: 25
Challenges Completed: 11 + the Mid-Event and End Surveys
Food Consumed: pepperjack hash brown frittata, one cup of decaf coffee, strawberries, pineapple, cucumbers, carrots, caramel oat bar, cheese and crackers, 2 glasses of 100% fruit juice (peach, apple, orange, pear blend), 2 slices of pizza
Prizes Won: Hour 19 winner (I listed top 3 choices from the readathon prize page and I don’t know which I will receive)
And that’s it! I am very happy with the reading I was able to complete. If you’ll remember my readathon announcement post, I estimated that I would complete 3-4 novel sized books, and I read 3 1/2.
Did you participate? Did you stay awake for the entire 24 hours? What did you read? Link me to your wrap-up post if you have one!