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:

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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

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Readathon Wrap Up: Bookish Bingo & TBR Takedown 3.5

I took part in two readathons last week, and had an AMAZING reading week.  Here was my TBR for the week if you missed it. I read seven books in total, three towards my Bookish Bingo challenges, and four for the TBR Takedown challenges.

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Here’s what I read for Bookish Bingo: 


A Kiss in Time: Flowers on the Cover (3 stars)
The Copper Gauntlet: More Than One Author (4 stars)
Death Note #8: Second Chance (3 stars)

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These are the books I read for TBR Takedown 3.5: 

Ashen Winter: Catch Up on a Series (4 stars)
Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss ListTBR Shelf Over a Year (2 stars)
The HeartbreakersMost Recent Haul (4 stars)
Torn Away: Standalone (4 stars)

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I read a total of 2,237 pages throughout the week! Let me know how you did if you participated.  What was the best book you read this week?

Wrap Up: March 2016

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  1. Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (5 stars)
  2. The Eye of Minds by James Dashner (5 stars)
  3. Archer’s Voice by Mia Sheridan (4 stars)
  4. Fragile by Eve Francis (DNF)
  5. The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson (3 stars)
  6. The Alpha and His Ace by Anna J. Phoenix (4 stars)
  7. Fans of the Impossible Life by Kate Scelsa (3 stars)
  8. A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (5 stars)
  9. The Rule of Thoughts by James Dashner (4 stars)
  10. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson (4 stars)
  11. Ashfall by Mike Mullin (5 stars)
  12. Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson (4 stars)

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Wrap Up: February 2016

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Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss #3) by Stephanie Perkins
5/5 stars

The Revolution of Ivy (Book of Ivy #2) by Amy Engel
5/5 stars

The Winner’s Curse (The Winner’s Trilogy #1) by Marie Rutkoski
5/5 stars
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Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover
3/5 stars
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Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures (Pip Bartlettt #1) by Jackson Pearce & Maggie Stiefvater
4/5 stars

Strong Signal (Cyberlove #1) by Megan Erickson and Santino Hassell
4/5 stars

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January 2016: Wrap Up

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READ

One + One = Blue by M.J. Auch 4/5 stars
Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry 4/5 stars
Tell the Wind and Fire by Sarah Rees Brennan 4/5 stars
Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern 5/5 stars REVIEW
The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey 4/5 stars
Tessa Ever After by Brighton Walsh 4/5 stars
For Real by Alexis Hall 4/5 stars
Him by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy
Out of Bounds by A.R. Barley 3/5 stars

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Bout of Books Readathon Wrap Up

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I participated in the Bout of Books Readathon last week. The readathon started on Monday and finished yesterday (Sunday).  I set some goals for myself before the readathon, and created a tentative TBR for the week.

Here’s how I did.

Goals Completed (All of them!!!!):

  • Read 1,200 pages I read 1,225!
  • Complete 4 books  Sort of. I finished 3 1/2. and I’m 60% done with my fourth book.
  • Participate on social media every day in some form I completed every challenge but one, participated in one of the Twitter chats, and posted daily updates on my blog.
  • Read 2 benchwarmer books (for #AYEARATHON) I did this! Pushing the Limits, One + One = Blue, and Say What You Will were all benchwarmer books.
  • Have fun! I had lots of fun! I don’t think I’ll set book or page number goals next time though. I stressed myself out this afternoon scrambling to get through 200 more pages to reach my page number goal.

This was my TBR: 

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I read: 

  1. The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
  2. One + One = Blue by M.J. Auch
  3. Just Visiting by Dahlia Adler
  4. Tell the Wind and Fire by Sarah Rees Brennan
  5. Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
  6. Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern (I read 60%)

 

Overall I’m really happy with my progress! I read more than I normally do in a week, and that’s always my main goal with any readathon.  Plus, I gave every book I read 4 stars and I was able to knock three books off my TBR that I’ve had on my shelf for awhile.

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Did you participate in one of the readathons this week? How did you do? Hope you had a fun time!