Saturday, October 18, 2008

Read-a-thon Intro

Where are you reading from today?
Just to the north of Tokyo, Japan.

3 facts about me …
1. I have short, blonde hair
2. I adore hazelnut chocolates.
3. My favourite place to read is in bed, under the covers with a cat nearby. But the sofa is good too. :)

How many books do you have in your TBR pile for the next 24 hours?
15 but I don't expect to read them all, I figure it's good to have choices.

Do you have any goals for the read-a-thon (i.e. number of books, number of pages, number of hours, or number of comments on blogs)?
5 short books
500+ pages
as many hours as possible, with breaks when needed

If you’re a veteran read-a-thoner, Any advice for people doing this for the first time?
First-timer so any advice appreciated.

10 comments:

  1. Take it easy. For starters, read uncomplicated books. You can also go in for graphic novels!

    Best of luck!

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  2. Tanabata,
    Welcome to the Readathon! I guess you're in the same situation as I am, starting late in the day. Let's rock Asia with the deafening sound of pages turning!

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  3. Wow, for some reason I always pictured you with dark hair. Huh.

    I love hazelnut anything! Yum!

    Happy reading!

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  4. My favorite place to read is also in bed with a cat curled nearby :-) They make such wonderful reading companions. I have 2 at the foot of the bed right now. They like to be near their mommy. :-)
    Happy Reading!

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  5. I bet you like Nutella, then!

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  6. Good luck Tanabata.

    I hope it's going well for you.

    I'll check back later for more updates on your reading.

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  7. gautami tripathy - Thanks! I've got a couple of graphic novels nearby for when my eyes need a break.

    Joy - Thanks!

    Nymeth - Thanks! You too!

    Bybee - It is hard starting so late, but maybe this way we'll be wide awake when everyone else is sleepy???
    Happy reading!

    Heather - Funny that you always pictured me with dark hair! :P

    twiga92 - My two cats like to be near me too. One of them especially loves curling up on the bed. :)

    softdrink - Thanks!

    Dewey - Oh yes, I love Nutella!!!

    Shana - Thanks. It's going ok. Time to get back to reading I think.

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