Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon April 2017: Wrap Up

I did it! I made it through another 24 Hour Readathon!! I fell asleep briefly at a couple different points, but never for longer than 15 minutes at a time. Aaaaand the readathon ended 4 hours ago, and I’m still awake….

The readathon ends at 7AM for me so I usually dive face first into bed as soon as it’s over and don’t resurface until at least noon, but I’m strangely not tired today. I’m sure I’ll crash really early tonight to make up for it.

Read:

C-qPTi4U0AA-4r3

Play– 52 pages (Started this one before the readathon and just needed to finish it up)
Flying Lessons– 216 pages
Dan + Phil Go Outside– 224 pages
Lead– 332 pages
Tomboy– 255 pages
Roller Girl– 130 pages
The Alloy of Law– 325 pages
Username: Evie– 182 pages
How To Be A Normal Person– 202 pages (~75% complete)

7 books read from start to finish, 9 books read total
1,918 pages read total
1,257 novel pages read
22 of 24 hours read

small leaves devider

Closing Survey

Continue reading

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon April 2017: Updates

Screen Shot 2017-04-28 at 8.29.17 PM

It’s readathon time!! I’ve been prepping for weeks, I’m so excited.  As with years past, I’ll be updating my progress on this post throughout the readathon. I like to break it down by the hour, but I’ll probably only be updating the post every few hours so that I’m not on my computer so often.  If you’re participating, leave me a comment your social media links where you’ll be updating your progress!

Be sure to follow me on Instagram too @bookstacksamber! I’ll be updating my story there throughout the day.

Check out my TBR here.

Meal prep! One of my favorite parts of #readathon!

small leaves devider Continue reading

Read-O-Rama TBR

Readathon
My spring break is next week, so I decided it’s the perfect time to participate in a readathon.  I don’t have any other plans for the week, but I may have family visiting for a portion of the week. I’m thinking about getting started on my books on Saturday, because if my family does come to stay for a few days, I know I won’t get any reading done while they’re here.

The Read-O-Rama Readathon has 8 challenges, with one being to read 7 books during the week.  The 7 books I picked out for my TBR are based on the other 7 challenges.

Find out more about the readathon: Read-O-Rama Twitter

small leaves devider Continue reading

#ReadThemAllThon TBR

readthemallthon

I’ve never been so excited to participate in a readathon before! This one is going to be so much fun. #ReadThemAllThon is a three week readathon going from Sunday August 14 to Sunday August 4, centered around Pokemon. Check out all the details about the readathon and find out how to sign up at Read At Midnight. There eight badges, or challenges, to complete. We also pick a Pokemon, and for every book we read, badge we complete, review posted, etc., our Pokemon’s CP increases. The person with the Pokemon that has the highest CP at the end of the readathon will win a prize!

This is a tentative TBR. All of the books I chose are over 400 pages because I wanted to gain as much CP is possible. As the readathon goes on, if I’m struggle to get through so many chunky books I may switch things up. I also placed a big Amazon book order a couple days ago, so there’s a chance that I’ll change my TBR to include a couple of those. I’ll update this post if that happens.

Continue reading

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon: Wrap Up

Screen Shot 2016-04-21 at 2.01.04 AM

small leaves devider

That’s all folks! Even though I took a 20 minute nap at Hour 19 and ended up going to bed at Hour 23, I had a really successful readathon.  I did get much more tired this year than last time, but I’m not sure what that was attributed to.  Maybe it was the fact that there were a couple days during the week when I had insomnia and didn’t get much sleep, or maybe it was all the junky food I ate (I ate much more healthy snacks last time), or maybe I’m just getting too old to stay up all night!

Here’s what I read:

Continue reading

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon: Updates

Like with last year, I’m going to be updating my progress every hour. However, I’ll only be publishing the update every few hours so that I’m not on my computer constantly. Newest updates will be at the top. Keep checking in if you’re curious how I’m doing 🙂 If you’re updating on your blog, leave the link in the comments so I can stop by!

Follow me on snapchat at busy_living to see more updates throughout the day!

small leaves devider

Check out my wrap-up post here.

Continue reading