Saturday, October 12, 2013

Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon Mini-Challenge Page

  1. Which hour was most daunting for you? – Hour 22 I fell asleep!
  2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year? Vicious by V.E.Schwab, and The Black Butler Manga.
  3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year? Nope!
  4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon? I liked how the challenges were a little longer this year.
  5. How many books did you read?  9
  6. What were the names of the books you read? Black Butler Manga vols 2-5, Rogue Touch, Nick and Tesla’s High Voltage Danger Lab, Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl, Ade, Razors Edge (star wars)
  7. Which book did you enjoy most?  Razors Edge
  8. Which did you enjoy least? Rogue Touch
  9. If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders? N/A
  10. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time? I would add cheerleading again and maybe host an hour.
                                                                                              Show Off Challenge
These are two signed books from Neil Gaiman that I got on his recent US tour. I loved hearing him talk and the fact that he drew in both of my books! That’s an Angel on the right and a heart on the left :)
Book Jenga!




Best Book of Your Reading Year
Outpost by Ann Aguirre
Best Romance Book of Your Reading Year
The proposal
Best YA Book of Your Reading Year
A Spark Unseen
Best New Adult Book of Your Reading Year
Pushing the limitd
Best Mystery Book of Your Reading Year
Hound of the Baskervilles
Best Non-Fiction Book of Your Reading Year
Best Sci-Fi Book of Your Reading Year
The Human Division by Scalzi
Best Fantasy Book of Your Reading Year
Clash of Kings

Mid-Event Survey

1) How are you doing? Sleepy? Are your eyes tired?
Not sleepy yet :)

2) What have you finished reading?
Six books: four volumes of Black Butler Manga , Nick & Tesla and Ade

3) What is your favorite read so far?
The Black Butler books

4) What about your favorite snacks?
Starbucks Tea and Apple cake

5) Have you found any new blogs through the readathon? If so, give them some love!
I've followed a bunch of new bloggers on twitter but can't remember their blogs! Sleep deprived brain!

Hello Everyone! This is the page where I will put my Starting Line post, Mini-Challenges and Final Event Survey. Happy Reading!
Tea Leaves Challenge
sad heart for the lover of Ade by Rebecca Walker


Blackout Poetry

It was moving now. It was a bonfire in the sky then a flare. So you want to follow it? Do you Want to follow that star?

Book Spine Sentence

Ghosts Know Vicious Shadows :)

Introductory Questionnaire

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
Los Angeles California2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown  by Holly Black!3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
Naan Spinach Pizza
4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
I’m a Massage Therapist, Book Devourer and Star Wars geek for plus years :)

If You Participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
I’ve done several! I think I will stress less on doing all the challenges. Prizes are great but I want to socialize and read more


Anonymous said...

I love your book spine sentence! Super clever!


Unknown said...

Hey Kai! You are totally knocking this read-a-thon out the box. Congrats! I have only one book done and 50 pages of another one. I had to run to Starbucks to get a cup of help!!! LOL! Happy reading!!!