Sunday, October 10, 2010

24 Hour Read-A-Thon Final Update

There are only a few more minutes left of the Read-A-Thon, but I cannot keep my eyes open to read a book any longer. I did not get much reading done, but I did participate in many challenges. I had a great time in my first 24 Hour Read-A-Thon, and I hope to do it again.

Currently Reading: The House of Dead Maids by Clare B. Dunkle (I will have to finish it later)

Number of books read since you started: 1

Pages read since last update: 121

Running total of pages read since you started: 414

Amount of time spent reading since last update: 2 hours 1 minute

Running total of time spent reading since you started: 6 hours 10 minutes

Mini-challenges completed:
End of Event Meme:

1. Which hour was most daunting for you?
Hour 22. I was literally falling asleep.

2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?
The House of Dead Maids was pretty creepy at times. It definitely kept me up.

3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?
Nope. It ran smoothly I thought.

4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon?
I don't have anything to compare it to since this is my first one.

5. How many books did you read?
I only finished 1 book and started another.

6. What were the names of the books you read?
Empire of Night by Justin Somper
The House of Dead Maids by Clare B. Dunkle

7. Which book did you enjoy most?
Empire of Night

8. Which did you enjoy least?
I guess The House of Dead Maids, but I have yet to finish it. I like it so far.

9. If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders?

10. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time?
I will definitely participate next time around if I have the time. I would be a reader again.

Swords are for fighting,


  1. Well done!! Congrats on finishing and all those mini-challenges :)

  2. Great job! You finished quite a few mini-challenges! Like you, I spent much time doing the challenges and I visited other blogs. When I started re-reading the same paragraphs, I knew it was time for me to go to bed! I hope you had fun!

    Julie @ Knitting and Sundries

  3. The play was a great success, but the audience was a disaster.
    - Oscar Wilde

    Congratulations on your success in this year's Readathon!

  4. Great reading! My IMMB is here Be sure to check out my giveaway for Minder or Adversary, Nightshade, and my cover re-creation contest!
    Have a great Sunday!
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog