Saturday, 26 April 2014

#Readathon is Go! (nearly)

Local starting time: 13:00
Hours spent reading: 0
Pages read: 0
Books finished: 0
Feeling: excited!!!

Find out more about and follow Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon here. It's not too late to sign up...

First things first, the snacks. Last time I had cheese balls I overdosed and seriously felt like I was hungover. These are PUFFS not balls, but more importantly they are in small packets so I will only have one or two. There will be a lot of coffee and I also have some fizzy vitamins to help banish tiredness. I've been a bit tired of late in general so I don't know how I'm going to get through this.

I hope to have a proper meal in the evening but I didn't get round to making anything in advance. Plus CRUMPETS. Crumpets make the world go round.

My mini challenge will be hour 20, which I think is 8am UK time. I hope you pop back to join in (even if you've abandoned reading and been sleeping).

So what am I reading? Here's the shortlist. I will no way read all of these, 4 is my goal, it'd be nice to squeeze one more in as I have picked shorter reads. Tinder has loads of pictures in too...but I might get distracted looking at them.

Pssst, there are loads of copies of The Woken Gods to be won from the official prizes page.

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
Bournemouth (on the south coast of England).

2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
The Forever Song is the last part in a trilogy so I'm pretty excited about getting to that, but whether or not it happens today is another matter!

3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
I do like the wasabi peanut crackers and they've become a readathon tradition for me now.

4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
I live by the beach and it's the best in winter when it's empty. I love cheese. And dinosaurs. I test software for a living and read a lot in my spare time. I've been blogging for 3 years now and this will be my 6th readathon. You can also find me on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today?
Last readathon I had really healthy snacks lined up...not sure what's gone wrong this time!


  1. I have no snacks. Do I have time to run to the local shop and get some, I wonder?

  2. I am reading in the same time zone as you (I'm in London) and will try my very best to come back for your mini-challenge!!

  3. The Forever Song was a good ending to round up the series. I flew through it in a day or two so hopefully you can do your goal of 4 today! Good luck :)

  4. Ooh, your chocolate is fancy! And how jealous am I that you have Landline already?! Soooooo jealous!

  5. Wow lots of books! I hope you make a good dent in them. Those snacks look amazing. I'm regretting not sorting anything out now!

  6. I love your snacks! Lindt is really good, though I don't generally eat a lot of chocolate. Good luck!

  7. Yay readathon! We can be unhealthy snackers together. And honestly, I have no idea how well I'm going to do overnight either. We'll be going through it together though, so I'll keep on cheering you on! :)

  8. I like David Levithan even though I haven't read the one in your pile, hope it's a good one. Keep Rah Rah Reading!!! #teamwordsworth

  9. I think next time around I need to put more thought into the snack side of things. Good luck!

  10. Good luck with it all! :) Happy reading x

  11. So jealous of you for already having Landline. Hope it lives up to the expectations!
    Hooray for the delicious chocolate (I love Lindt) and that coffee looks like it's going to be amazing. I really want a freshly-brewed cup of coffee now.


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