Read-a-thon Update #4

Hours Read: 16

Pages Read: 1103

Books Finished: 4 (Holy Orders by Benjamin Black, Proof by David Auburn, A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver by E.L. Konigsburg, and the Shinning by Stephen King

from my Goodreads account “I can definitely see why Stephen King is considered to be the master of horror. This may be the most frightening book I’ve ever read.”

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Read-A-Thon Update #3

Hours Read: 13

Pages Read: 901

Books Finished: 3 (Holy Orders by Benjamin Black, Proof by David Auburn, A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver by E.L. Konigsburg)….getting there with The Shinning by Stephen King

from my Goodreads account “The Shinning by Stephen King is getting really creepy. Although I’m tired, I think sheer terror might keep me awake to finish this one. 200 pages to go!”

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Read-a-thon Mid-Event Survey and Best of Your Year Reading Challenge

MID-EVENT SURVEY

1) How are you doing? Sleepy? Are your eyes tired? I’m not too bad. I’m about to take a mid-event shower to refresh myself.

2) What have you finished reading?

  • Holy Orders by Benjamin Black,
  • Proof by David Auburn,
  • A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver by E.L. Konigsburg)
  • A good chunk of the Shinning by Stephen King

3) What is your favorite read so far? I plead the 5th!

4) What about your favorite snacks?: My father’s chilli and a Guinness for dinner.

5) Have you found any new blogs through the readathon? If so, give them some love!

http://katrinasreads.blogspot.co.uk/

 BEST OF YOUR YEAR MINI CHALLENGE (http://www.lisasworldofbooks.net/2013/read-thon-mini-challenge-hour-13-best-reading-year)

 Best Book of Your Reading Year:  Her Smokes Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr. (Aka Alice Sheldon)

 Best Sci-Fi Book of Your Reading Year: (aside from the above): Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson

 Best Main Character of Your Reading Year: Alana from Saga graphic novels by Brian K. Vaugh or September from the Fairyland books by Catherynne M. Valente

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Read-a-thon Update #3

Hours Read: 10.5

Pages Read: 744

Books Finished: 3 (Holy Orders by Benjamin Black, Proof by David Auburn, A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver by E.L. Konigsburg)

   
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Catherine from Proof by David Auburn

Catherine from proof by David Auburn

For Katrina’s “Through the Tea Leaves” mini challenge (http://katrinasreads.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/through-tea-leaves-mini-challenge.html)

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Read-a-thon Update #2

 

Hours Read: 6

Pages Read: 400

Books Finished: 2 (Holy Orders by Benjamin Black and Proof by David Auburn)

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Read-a-thon Update #1

Hours Read: 3

Pages Read: 180

Books Finished: 0

I’m really enjoying Holy Orders by Benjamin Black. It’s the 6th in the series and it really feels like this is the book all the other books in the series have been building up to.

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