Monday, October 19, 2015
It's Monday again. I had a fabulous weekend of reading. I read more over the weekend than I have read in the past couple weeks combined! It started with the 24 Hour Readathon. I managed to read for about 8 hours on Saturday and got through about 250 pages (I'm a slow reader!). My son joined me for a couple hours and read about the same number of pages. I will point out that he was reading YA and I was reading a Geraldine Brooks book that required a lot of concentration.
By late Saturday night, I had started After You by Jojo Moyes. I only read about 50 pages on Saturday night before getting too tired to continue. I picked it up on Sunday morning and read another 200 pages! I'm almost done with it - made myself put it down at 1am since I had to work today!
I didn't end up blogging much last week. I didn't even do a wrap-up of the readathon! But here are a couple links.
Reviews and Blog Posts
Blog Action Day: #RaiseYourVoice
Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon
This week is the Travel the World in Books Readathon hosted by several bloggers including Tanya at Mom's Small Victories. I haven't actually signed up for it, but I did spend several hours reading a book that takes place in another country yesterday, so I probably should!
I finished reading The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks on Saturday. And I'm almost done with After You by Jojo Moyes. After that, I'll be moving to my October book club selection: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbrait/J.K. Rowling.
Carter finished Eldest by Christopher Paolini and is waiting for the next one to be available in the library. In the meantime, he read This Book is Not Good for You by Pseudonymous Bosch and is now reading the next book in that series. M is still reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
What are you reading this week? It's Monday! is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. Also check out the younger version of It's Monday!
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Posted by Julie at 9:53 AM