Sunday, October 14, 2012

24 hour Read-a-Thon: Hour 24

Hello everybody, first of all: I won!!! I never win!

Books finished: 5 

Reading know: My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D
Pages read: 1211
Hours slept:1.5
Mini-challenges in which I'm participating:Opposite Title Puzzle Challenge; Book Sentence, Challenging Book Challenge; Time Flies, I Love Fall; Book Bingo; Turn to pageOldies but Goodies 

Only one hour to go...but I'm struggling not to fall asleep again. Specially so close to the end line.

-End of Event Meme: 

1. Which hour was most daunting for you? 
    Definitely this last one; my energy from my nap went away and I had to keep changing positions not to fall asleep

2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?

    I honestly think is really hard if you don't know the reader. I would suggest having something of non-fiction to the side but keeping it with a light tone, like A.J. Jacobs

3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?

    I loved the event as it was 

4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon?

   I can't compare it with other years, so in my opinion everything worked nicely :)

5.How many books did you read?

   6
 

6. What were the names of the books you read?
    The Passage; Cleanup; Jersey Angel; The Guinea Pig Diaries; El misterio de las Tanias and My stroke of insight


 
7. Which book did you enjoy most?

    The Passage for Fiction and The Guinea Pig Diaries for non-fiction.

8.Which did you enjoy least?

   Jersey Angel...

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

    I wasn't, but I would like to thank everyone who visited my page!

11. 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 year, probably at Fall. As a reader, and maybe as a cheerleader. I'm not sure I'm ready yet to be a host :$

20 comments:

  1. Woohoo! You've had a terrific Read-a-thon. I'm intrigued by the title The Guinea Pig Diaries. A.J. Jacobs is a brilliant idea for a future Read-a-thon.

    Joy's Book Blog

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    1. Thank you Joy! It was a wonderful experience. I'm amazed I manage to almost do the 24h straight for my first Read-a-Thon ever. :) I guess years at grad school payed off, hehe

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  2. Wow! You did a fantastic job of reading. Look at all those books read. And in two languages! Congratulations!

    Here's my Dewey's 24-Hour Readathon post! I hope you will stop by (after you get some sleep!)

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    1. I did stop by Deb, you seemed very comfy in your relaxation room!

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  3. WOW!! You've read so many books! :) Congratulations!! :) You did great!! ;) I loved loved loved this event! I had an incredible time :)

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    1. Thank you not as much as I wanted though, but I'm quite happy yes :)

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  4. Great job! I didn't participate this time, but I did spend the whole weekend reading, with occasional breaks.

    Here's MY SUNDAY SALON POST

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    1. Nice! Thank you very much for stopping by

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  5. You did an awesome job! Wasn't this just about the most fun ever? I can't wait for next time :)

    The Relentless Reader

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    1. Oh thank you :$. I did have fun! I think I will be a cheerleader on April and then a reader and October, we will see

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  6. Wow. 6 books! Good job. I finished 1. ;)

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    1. Oh Rachel, I was lucky since most of my books kept me interested...there was one though that I almost put away :/

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  7. Oh, my! 6 books! That's amazing! Good job!

    Jane

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  8. Oh, shoot! I have an A.J. Jacobs book that I could have included! Never thought of it. Maybe next time. Grumble.

    6 books is great. You did twice as many as I did.

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    1. Thank you Bybee, I hope you enjoy your A.J. Jacobs book!

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  9. You did great with the challenge! I just read through all your entries. Love the picture of your cat in the reading chair and I like that you posted a picture of your snack. Sounds like a lot of fun but doubt I would ever make it. Good job!

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    1. Thank you so much!, I thought the same, that I wouldn't make it! But I'm sure you would, is such a nice experience!

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  10. Congrats on winning! Awesome job :)

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    1. Thank you Ivana!, I had a great time

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