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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Readathon list



Gosh, I can't believe it's nearly time for the readathon again! Go here for details if you don't know what I'm going on about:





Exciting stuff. That's Patrick during April's readathon, having made off with my book!



My pile is - as it was last year - modest. I'm going to use it to catch up on a couple of challenges; specifically this one:

http://www.myfriendamysblog.com/2009/07/newsweek-youre-on-fifty-books-for-our.html and my very own challenge celebrating New Zealand Book Month :)

http://justaddbooks.blogspot.com/2009/09/business-time.html and don't forget the tasty badges that http://astripedarmchair.wordpress.com/ and http://bkclubcare.wordpress.com/ made for it. (Still time to join. Runs until the end of October).


So. Here's my pile:

The City & The City by China Meiville

Salt by Maurice Gee

The Changeover by Margaret Mahy

The Dark Blue 100-Ride Bus Ticket by Margaret Mahy

Regeneration by Pat Barker

Queen of Sorcery by David Eddings


I'm also going to start reading earlier than I did last year. My time, the readathon starts at midnight Saturday. But I'm going to start on Saturday afternoon, when Patrick is down for a nap. The bonus extra of that is, that on Sunday afternoon, once my 24 hours are up, I'll be all over the cheerleading, like a cat on a lap.


Good plan, I think. I hope it holds up ...

9 comments:

Alyce said...

I like that you know exactly what you want to read. My selection have been all over the map, and I keep changing my mind.

Eva said...

Woot for the Eddings! :) I'll probably add some of the Belgariad to my pile, if I haven't finished rereading them by then!

And I'm about to start my NZ book-can't wait!

Maree said...

Alyce: I need a plan, otherwise I'll end up reading the TV Guide, or something.
Eva: Yay! :D

Kerry said...

I can't manage the read-a-thon, but I picked up The Changeover today for NZ Book Month. Maybe we can compare opinions after we've both read it? Have to finish my massive fantasy tome first though.

Maree said...

Kerry: I'd love to! What's your massive fantasy tome?

Chris said...

Hee!!! That is the cutest little picture of Patrick :) I think you have a reader in the works! I can't wait to read along with you!!

Maree said...

Chris: in a house full of books, I think it's inevitable! I can't wait to get reading either :D And I shall be by in my capacity as cheerleader to cheer you on :)

Dana said...

fun! Good luck! I can't wait to get started. This will be my first time participating.

Cindy said...

Have Fun!