Monday, January 21, 2013

A Winter's Respite Read-a-thon



Michelle at The True Book Addict is hosting A Winter's Respite Read-a-thon on her Season's of Reading blog this week. The read-a-thon starts today and goes on through January 27th.  You can sign up to participate in the read-a-thon here.

For this read-a-thon I will also be hosting a challenge; which you can find here. The challenge will be open till the end of the read-a-thon.

Good Luck and Happy Reading!!


I will be tracking all my progress below.  I have only selected one book to read for the read-a-thon. The rest of the books will be chosen as I go.

Here are my goals.

  • Read at least 2 more books.
  • Read at least 2 graphic novels.
  • Comment on a  few of the participants blogs.
  • Participate in at least 1 Reading Sprint or Twitter Chat.
 

Monday, January 21st
Books Finished Today: 4 Novellas, 2 Graphic Novels
Total # of Books Read: 4 Novellas, 2 Graphic Novels
# of Pages Read: 521
Books Read So Far: Laddle Rat Rotten Hut, Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Blood Apples, Charmed Season 9 Volume 3, Boarded Window, Charmed Season 9 Volume 4
Currently Reading: Warm Bodies (61/258)
Notes: For Laddle Rat Rotten Hut I went with the Amazon Page numbers of 41 because I am pretty certain it wasn't 97 pages as it states on goodreads. Really good start.  Hopefully I can keep it up.


Tuesday, January 22nd
Books Finished Today: 0
Total # of Books Read: 4 Novellas, 2 Graphic Novels
# of Pages Read: 29
Total # of Pages:  550
Books Completed Today: None
Books Read So Far: Laddle Rat Rotten Hut, Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Blood Apples, Charmed Season 9 Volume 3, Boarded Window, Charmed Season 9 Volume 4
Currently Reading: Warm Bodies (90/258)
Notes: Hardly any reading today.  Had a really bad migraine. 



Wednesday, January 23rd
Books Finished Today: 3 Graphic Novels
Total # of Books Read: 4 Novellas, 5 Graphic Novels
# of Pages Read: 440
Total # of Pages: 990
Books Completed Today: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Freefall Season 9 Volume 1, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: On Your Own Season 9 Volume 2, Dollhouse: Epitaphs
Books Read So Far: Laddle Rat Rotten Hut, Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Blood Apples, Charmed Season 9 Volume 3, Boarded Window, Charmed Season 9 Volume 4, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Freefall Season 9 Volume 1, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: On Your Own Season 9 Volume 2, Dollhouse: Epitaphs,
Currently Reading: Warm Bodies (90/258)
Notes: Only a mild headache today.  Tried to not over do it so I wouldn't get another migraine.  Took it easy with some graphic novels.


Thursday, January 24th
Books Finished Today: 1 Graphic Novel
Total # of Books Read: 4 Novellas, 6 Graphic Novels
# of Pages Read: 311
Total # of Pages: 1301
Books Completed Today: Interview with the Vampire: Claudia's Story,
Books Read So Far: Laddle Rat Rotten Hut, Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Blood Apples, Charmed Season 9 Volume 3, Boarded Window, Charmed Season 9 Volume 4, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Freefall Season 9 Volume 1, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: On Your Own Season 9 Volume 2, Dollhouse: Epitaphs, Interview with the Vampire: Claudia's Story
Currently Reading: Warm Bodies (145/258)
Notes: Didn't read a lot today.  My goal for tomorrow is to finish Warm Bodies and hopefully start Rot & Ruin.



Friday, January 25th
Books Finished Today: 1 Novel
Total # of Books Read: 1 Novel, 4 Novellas, 6 Graphic Novels
# of Pages Read: 137
Total # of Pages: 1438
Books Completed Today: Warm Bodies,
Books Read So Far: Laddle Rat Rotten Hut, Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Blood Apples, Charmed Season 9 Volume 3, Boarded Window, Charmed Season 9 Volume 4, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Freefall Season 9 Volume 1, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: On Your Own Season 9 Volume 2, Dollhouse: Epitaphs,
Interview with the Vampire: Claudia's Story, Warm Bodies
Currently Reading: Rot & Ruin (24/458)
Notes: Finished Warm Bodies. So far that is my favorite read this read-a-thon.  Participated in the chat today.  Hopefully I will be able to participate in the chat tomorrow.


Saturday, January 26th
Books Finished Today: 0
Total # of Books Read: 1 Novel, 4 Novellas, 6 Graphic Novels
# of Pages Read: 10
Total # of Pages: 1448
Books Completed Today: None
Books Read So Far: Laddle Rat Rotten Hut, Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Blood Apples, Charmed Season 9 Volume 3, Boarded Window, Charmed Season 9 Volume 4, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Freefall Season 9 Volume 1, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: On Your Own Season 9 Volume 2, Dollhouse: Epitaphs, Interview with the Vampire: Claudia's Story, Warm Bodies,
Currently Reading: Rot & Ruin (34/458)
Notes: I didn't do well today.  I got a headache and then when it got better I just wasn't in the mood to read. 


Sunday, January 27th
Books Finished Today: 0
Total # of Books Read: 1 Novels, 4 Novellas, 6 Graphic Novels
# of Pages Read: 73
Total # of Pages: 1521
Books Completed Today: None
Books Read So Far: Laddle Rat Rotten Hut, Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Blood Apples, Charmed Season 9 Volume 3, Boarded Window, Charmed Season 9 Volume 4, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Freefall Season 9 Volume 1, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: On Your Own Season 9 Volume 2, Dollhouse: Epitaphs, Interview with the Vampire: Claudia's Story, Warm Bodies
Currently Reading: Rot & Ruin (107/458)
Notes: Was busy today and for some reason just wasn't in the mood for reading. :(


Wrap up:  Well it was a rough week.  I had migraines several days this week which made it difficult to read.  Despite that I don't think I did too bad even though I didn't complete all my goals.  I only read about a 1/4th of Rot & Ruin and I was short one novel but I did read 1 Novel, 4 Novellas, 6 Graphic Novels for a total of 1521 pages.



Books Read




6 comments:

  1. So glad you're joining me again, Melissa! I hope you enjoy Rot and Ruin (is there any doubt...LOL) and any of the other books you choose. And thanks again for hosting the mini-challenge. I'll be participating too. I exclude myself from the big giveaway, but I don't from mini-challenges others host. Hope that's okay by you. =O)

    Happy Reading!

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    1. You're welcome! I don't mind if you participate in the challenge. :) Good luck!

      Thank you! Right now I am reading Warm Bodies and I'm really enjoying it. Its a different take on zombies but so far its good.

      Have fun!

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  2. You're doing great so far!!! How are you liking those Charmed novels? I've been debating ordering them from Amazon.

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    1. The Charmed graphic novels are ok. If you were a fan of the show you will like it since it continues their story but if you never really watched the show I wouldn't recommend reading it first because its not a good introduction into the series.

      However if you are a Buffy fan I recommend the season 8 graphic novels. They are pretty good. Somethings are a bit meh but overall they are good. I started season 9 today.

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  3. You did great! So proud. =O) Thanks again for joining me and for hosting the mini-challenge.

    I'm working on drawing the winners for the giveaway. Please let me know if you would like the free ebook copy of John David's short story (info on the read-a-thon prize page). This is separate from the other prizes. He's giving away a free copy to all participants. Email me at truebookaddictATgmailDOTcom

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    1. Thanks Michelle! :)

      I will send you an email.

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