Sunday, October 19, 2014

End of Event Meme

End of Event Meme:

Which hour was most daunting for you?  
Hour 21 - 3 a.m.
Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?
Robyn Carr, Diana Palmer, Charlaine Harris
Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?
None that I can think 
What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon?
Having books you really can immerse yourself into
How many books did you read?
2
What were the names of the books you read?
Shelter Mountain by Robyn Carr and Whispering Rock by Robyn Carr
Which book did you enjoy most?
Shelter Mountain and Whispering Rock by Robyn Carr
Which did you enjoy least?
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders?
Wasn’t a cheerleader
How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time?
Most Definitely, I look forward to it every time.  Role I would take is a reader


Hour 22 - 4 a.m. Calling it a night

Hour 22 – 4 a.m.
Time Began
4:20 a.m.
Name of Book
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Pages Read this hour 
42 pages
Minutes Read this hour
40 Minutes
Total Pages
601 pages
Total Minutes Read
10 hours 40 minutes
Comments
Calling it a night… My eyes won’t go any longer



Hour 21 - 3 a.m.

Hour 21 – 3 a.m.
Time Began
3:17 a.m.
Name of Book
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Pages Read this hour 
57 pages
Minutes Read this hour
30 Minutes
Total Pages
559 pages
Total Minutes Read
10 hours 00 minutes
Comments
I think I reach my limit…


Hour 20 - 2 a.m.

Hour 20 – 2 a.m.
Time Began
2 a.m.
Name of Book
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Pages Read this hour 
11 pages
Minutes Read this hour
25 minutes
Total Pages
502 pages
Total Minutes Read
9 hour 30 minutes
Comments
Trying to get to my computer & mouse to work


Hour 19 - 1 a.m.

Hour 19 – 1 a.m.
Time Began
1:15 a.m.
Name of Book
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Pages Read this hour 
23  pages
Minutes Read this hour
45 minutes
Total Pages
491 pages
Total Minutes Read
9 hour 30 minutes
Comments
Gave Nilla her treat

Hour 18 - 12 a.m.

Hour 18 – 12 a.m.
Time Began
12:10 a.m.
Name of Book
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Pages Read this hour 
36 pages
Minutes Read this hour
35 minutes
Total Pages
468 pages
Total Minutes Read
8 hour 45 minutes
Comments
Ok really not my usual book of choice ……


Hour 17 - 11 p.m.

Hour 17 – 11 p.m.
Time Began
11:16 p.m.
Name of Book
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Pages Read this hour 
32 pages
Minutes Read this hour
35 minutes
Total Pages
432 pages
Total Minutes Read
8 hour 10 minutes
Comments
My head is spinning……


Saturday, October 18, 2014

Hour 16 - 10 p.m.

Hour 16 – 10 p.m.
Time Began
10:08 p.m.
Name of Book
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Pages Read this hour 
20 pages
Minutes Read this hour
15 minutes
Total Pages
432 pages
Total Minutes Read
7 hour 35 minutes
Comments
My back is very itchy…..


Hour 15 - 9 p.m.

Hour 15 – 9 p.m.
Time Began
Headed back to the house
Name of Book
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Pages Read this hour 
0 pages
Minutes Read this hour
0 minutes
Total Pages
412 pages
Total Minutes Read
7 hour 20 minutes
Comments
Catch up on blog posting, watching San Jose Earthquakes play their last game in the stadium


Hour 14 - 8 p.m.

Hour 14 – 8 p.m.
Time Began
8:15 p.m.
Name of Book
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
Pages Read this hour 
24 pages
Minutes Read this hour
20 minutes
Total Pages
412 pages
Total Minutes Read
7 hour 20 minutes
Comments
Headed to Corner Bakery Cafe for dinner where Jenn and I started reading Fifty Shades. I'm only on Chapter 2. Will see what all the hype is about  



Hour 13 - 7 p.m.

Hour 13 – 7 p.m.
Time Began
7:08 p.m.
Name of Book
Whispering Rock by Robyn Carr
Pages Read this hour 
20 Pages  
Minutes Read this hour
25 minutes
Total Pages
408 pages
Total Minutes Read
7 hours 0 minutes
Comments
Completed Book #2   


Hour 12 - 6 p.m.

Hour 12 – 6 p.m.
Time Began
 Getting Dress & Travel to Starbucks
Name of Book
Whispering Rock by Robyn Carr
Pages Read this hour 
0 Pages  
Minutes Read this hour
0 minutes
Total Pages
388 pages
Total Minutes Read
6 hour 35 minutes
Comments
Headed to Starbucks for reading & a Strawberries & Crème Frappuccino



Mid-Event Survey

Mid-Event Survey:
1. What are you reading right now? 
Whispering Rock by Robyn Carr
2. How many books have you read so far?
1 - Shelter Mountain by Robyn Carr
3. What book are you most looking forward to for the second half of the Read-a-thon?
Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James – just to see what all the fuss is about and see how we think of the book – my best friend and I will be trying it out
4. Have you had many interruptions? How did you deal with those? 
Not really
5. What surprises you most about the Read-a-thon, so far? 
How much I have really enjoyed my books this time , I enjoyed by others in other read a thons but I’m so totally engrossed in the two I’ve read so far. 


Hour 11 - 5 p.m.

Hour 11 – 5 p.m.
Time Began
5:15 p.m.
Name of Book
Whispering Rock by Robyn Carr
Pages Read this hour 
42 Pages    299
Minutes Read this hour
40 minutes
Total Pages
388 pages
Total Minutes Read
6 hour 35 minutes
Comments
24 pages left

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