Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon: April 2016


It’s Readathon time and I’m woefully unprepared! It almost never fails that a migraine crashes into the Readathon somehow and last night was no exception. Thankfully, I’m feeling better this morning and hoping things stay that way because I have a great stack of books to pick through today:

SnapchatI’m going to end up losing a bit of reading time later (I’m manning the Readathon Twitter account for hours 8-10 and have book club later this evening), so I’m going to try to make up a bit of that by not checking in here as much. I will still be using Twitter, Instagram, and (brace yourselves!) Snapchat if you want to follow along.



Hour 0: Intro Meme

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
The absolutely gorgeous Richmond, Virginia (that’s an aerial video of the city from last year’s UCI bike race, which was incredibly fun).

2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
I’ve heard nothing but amazing things about Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, so I’m excited to pick it up. It’s a little outside my comfort zone, but it’s SUPER short, so I think it may be the way to get things started today.

3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
I made a quick grocery run last night, but the beginnings of that migraine were starting to cloud my thinking and I just wanted to get home. I did make the wise choice to grab some ice cream, though!

4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
I’m going to shake my fist at this question first. I’m starting grad school in the Fall! I will probably type Readathong some time today.

5) 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 this a bunch. So much that today actually seems like several readathons I’ve done before, with my book club planned for the evening.

  • debnance

    Sorry about the migraine. Hope it subsides and you can enjoy the readathon!

  • Ugh – I’m sorry about the migraine…and the bad timing. I started Some Possible Solutions last night after not being able to get into Zero K or The Bricks That Built the Houses. I LOVED the first story. Have fun today (instead of readathoning, I’ll be potty training my 3 year old…super fun)!

  • Kailana

    Hope you have lots of fun with the readathon. One of these days I should maybe see what Snapchat is all about. I don’t really understand what to do with it. lol

  • Irene

    I’m glad you’re feeling better now :)

  • Sorry to hear about your migraine! Great to hear you’re feeling better :D Have fun with the Readathon!

    I recently discovered your blog through Pinterest, and I’m looking for new boards to contribute to (I’m a mostly YA Book Blogger). I would really like to become a part of your Book Blogger Share board, are you currently looking for contributors? :D

  • Readathong. The struggle is so real. I’m sorry the migraine took you out, but you are a champ!

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  • Ugh. Migraines should be banned from existence but especially before a big reading event. I hope you are feeling better!