Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon

Reading Madness Introductions

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Hello, fellow readers! Let me introduce myself following the challenge questionnaire format—although I did not get it posted to the site within the time frame [sigh]: 1) Where are you reading from today? my home, in central Illinois 2) 3 facts about me: #1: I love to read the AP…

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How to Prepare for a Read-a-Thon

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This weekend I plan to participate in Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-Thon (or what I lovingly refer to as the Reading Madness). There are 116 bookworms registered so far. Questions have plagued me as I’ve prepared for my first read-a-thon: What books will hold my interest in the wee hours? How many…

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A 24-Hour Walk in a Bookworm’s Shoes

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When you were a child, did you participate in summer reading challenges through your school or library? My sister had her kids participate in one last summer. As she described the challenges for kids and grown-ups, a wave of nostalgia swept over us. I personally do not remember participating in…

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