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24 Hr Read-a-Thon: 24th Hr Meme

by Ann-Katrina

1. Which hour was most daunting for you? This one. I want to sleeeeeep.

2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year? Soulless by Christopher Golden could probably work well, or for something a bit on the lighter side, I’d recommend the graphic novel series Tarot Cafe by Sang-Sun Park

3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year? Still thinking about it…

4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon? Um…see above. The real answer is my brain is mush and I can’t really think straight right now. o_0

5. How many books did you read? 4, but two were previous reads so I feel kinda guilty, almost like I cheated a little bit.

6. What were the names of the books you read? Tarot Cafe 1&2 by Sang-Sun Park (graphic novels), Dawn by Kevin Brooks, Soulless by Christopher Golden

7. Which book did you enjoy most? Enjoy…well, I did enjoy Soulless…but if we’re talking impact, I’d have to go with Dawn.

8. Which did you enjoy least? Not entirely a fair question since I didn’t not enjoy any of them. Maybe Soulless because of the slow parts, but again, I certainly did enjoy it.

9. If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders? I didn’t sign up to be a cheerleader, but I did try to stop by other blogs and drop a few words of encouragement. :D

10. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time? It’s a given that I’m likely to participate next year. I’ll probably do a lot more planning, maybe do a couple dry runs so that I can do both cheerleading and reading.

Comments on 24 Hr Read-a-Thon: 24th Hr Meme

  1. # tanabata wrote on October 25, 2009 at 7:45 am:

    You did great! Congratulations on completing the read-a-thon! I definitely need to do a bit more pre-planning for the next one. Have a good, well-deserved sleep!
    .-= tanabata´s last blog ..Read-a-thon: Update (5) – Final Stretch =-.

  2. # Mary wrote on October 25, 2009 at 7:54 am:

    Great job!!
    .-= Mary´s last blog ..Sunday Summary – Oct. 25 =-.

  3. # Eva wrote on October 25, 2009 at 8:41 am:

    lol @ brain mush! Congrats on staying up the whole time! :)

  4. # Nicole wrote on October 25, 2009 at 8:50 am:

    The review post was hard for me to write too! But we did it!
    .-= Nicole´s last blog ..End: Read-A-Thon, October 2009 =-.

  5. # Violet wrote on October 25, 2009 at 9:03 am:

    you can probably go to sleep now or are you already asleep? :)

    anyway, well done!!!

  6. # Chrisbookarama wrote on October 25, 2009 at 11:45 am:

    Congrats on completing the Read-a-thon!
    .-= Chrisbookarama´s last blog ..Hour 24: Good Morning or Good Night =-.

  7. # Little Willow wrote on October 25, 2009 at 11:51 am:

    Congratulations on finishing the Read-a-Thon! I’m so glad that you liked Soulless by Christopher Golden. I LOVE that book. :)
    .-= Little Willow´s last blog ..Sweetgrass Basket by Marlene Carvell =-.

  8. # janicu wrote on October 25, 2009 at 12:01 pm:

    You actually made the 24 hours? *is in awe*. I had to sleep! :)
    .-= janicu´s last blog ..Read-a-thon progress post =-.

  9. # Ann-Kat wrote on October 25, 2009 at 5:25 pm:

    Thank you everyone. :D It was a ton of fun and I hope by the time the next read-a-thon rolls around, I’ll have developed a much better plan.

  10. # Belle wrote on October 25, 2009 at 9:48 pm:

    I didn’t know you were doing the readathon! I was a cheerleader this year, but I didn’t get around to visiting all the blogs that signed up :( Four books is great – you did a fabulous job!!
    .-= Belle´s last blog ..[TSS] International Book Giveaways, Readathon and NaNoWriMo =-.

  11. # Ann-Kat wrote on October 25, 2009 at 10:53 pm:

    Thanks Belle and no worries. I know you were cheering me on in spirit, even if you didn’t know I was participating until after the fact. LOL :D

  12. # Shanra wrote on October 26, 2009 at 10:33 am:

    Congratulations on making the whole 24 hours! O_O And one the books you read! I’m with you on the pre-planning thing. All I preplanned this year was an enormous stack of books to read and that’s it. Need more planning!
    .-= Shanra´s last blog ..Alice in Sunderland by Bryan Talbot =-.

  13. # Michelle wrote on October 27, 2009 at 10:43 am:

    You did a fabulous job working through the whole 24 hours! I knew going in I wasn’t capable so I pooped out around hour 16.

    Fantastic for you, congratulations on a successful readathon.
    .-= Michelle´s last blog ..Laura Kasischke: In A Perfect World =-.

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