Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon

Reading Madness Hour 3 (10 a.m.)

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Today’s the day! Welcome to Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-Thon! It starts at 7:00 a.m. CST—the clock has already starting ticking, as it is now close to 11:00 a.m. CST. Throughout the 24-hour duration, I’ll be reading, posting updates, and participating in reading mini-challenges. I’m starting off today with Creative Prayer by…

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How Bookworms Party

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Next weekend I plan to participate in Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-Thon (or what I lovingly refer to as the Reading Madness) from 7:00 a.m. Saturday to 7:00 a.m. Sunday. There are 293 bookworms registered so far who will be reading from across the nation. This isn’t my first Reading Madness rodeo—oh…

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Read-a-Thon Wrap-up

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I made it! I finished two books: The Legacy of Sovereign Joy (148 pages) and Into the Wild (203 pages); and I read part of another: Maybe Life’s Just Not That Into You (54 pages). I got extra sleepy in Hour 23 but kept reading. Here are my end-of-challenge responses:…

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Reading Madness Update: Hour 19

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My progress has been steady since resuming the reading fun in Hour 16. Here’s what I’ve been doing: Hosting a mini-challenge: Stop the Reading Madness! [With a Mini-Challenge Trio] (such fun—lots of comment processing and wrap-up blogging) Reading Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer: 50 pages Sipping: Archer Farms Hazelnut…

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Mini-Challenge Round-up

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Well, that does it for my two-hour mini-challenge! What a fun way to connect with other read-a-thoners! It seems that many participants were Peep-less and greatly saddened they could not participate in the Peeps War option. See the Peeps battles here: Kim | Laza The other challenge participants tackled the…

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Reading Madness Update: Hour 9

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Well, folks, we are now entering Hour 9 of the read-a-thon! My progress has been slower than expected, but thoroughly enjoyable. I have many thoughts of what I could have done for the read-a-thon if I had planned a bit better . . . but experience is such a good…

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