The 2nd Annual #LfBReadathon Kicks Off!

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 9 February, 2015 | 4 Comments



2nd annual LfBR

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Love for Books Readathon!! I just wanted to give a special thank you to everyone who signed up again this year (and to the newcomers as well!). I’m excited to have you all join me!

If you haven’t joined yet, there’s still time! Click the banner for the sign up post :)

The deets

  • The Love for Books Readathon runs from Monday, February 9th at 12:01 am through Sunday, February 15th at 11:59 pm.
  • There will be a small giveaway at the end of the readathon for all participants.
  • You may join whenever you like, but to be eligible for the grand prize giveaway, you must sign up by February 12th.
  • To join, all you have to do is make a sign-up post and add your post URL to the linky below! You can put your goals and progress (will be required for the final giveaway) in your sign-up post, or you can make it separate. Totally up to you!
  • In order to enter for the grand prize, you must have a post to keep track of your progress so I can see that you participated.
  • Feel free to follow along on Twitter and tweet your progress with the hashtag #LfBReadathon!

Mini Challenge Schedule

Wednesday Feb. 11th
Romeo, oh Romeo! hosted by Adriana @ She’s Got Books on Her Mind – you get to let your creative side flow, that’s all I’m going to tell you for now! Adriana has graciously agreed to host a giveaway with this mini challenge. Keep an eye out on Adriana’s blog for that one :)

Saturday Feb. 14th
The Match Game hosted by Jade @ Bedtime Bookworm and myself! Stay tuned!

Both mini challenges will count toward extra points in the final giveaway for participants.

My goals

Ideally I’d like to make it to 5, but with the 600+ page books I’ve got on my list, I think I’ll set my goal to 4 books.

Progress

Here’s where I’ll track my progress for the week. Feel free to use this format for your own progress post!

Monday 2/9
Currently reading: A Darker Shade of Magic
Pages read today: 113 pages
Time spent reading today: 1 hour, 10 min
Books completed today: —
Comments: I spent the ENTIRE morning running errands, so I didn’t have much time to read *sigh*

Tuesday 2/10
Currently reading: A Darker Shade of Magic, Alice in Zombieland (audio)
Pages read today: 31 pages reading, about 69 pages listening
Time spent reading today: 20 min reading, 2 hours 30 min listening
Books completed today: still none :(
Comments: Sadly I was too busy today to read much – I spent the morning preparing for the Kristen Simmons signing, then I worked, then I went straight to the signing and I didn’t get home until 10 pm! (Thank goodness for audiobooks :D)

Wednesday 2/11
Currently reading: A Darker Shade of Magic
Pages read today: 256
Time spent reading today: 3 hours 10 min
Books completed today: A Darker Shade of Magic

Thursday 2/12
Currently reading: All the Bright Places (DNF), Sinner
Pages read today: 232
Time spent reading today: 2 hours 25 min
Books completed today: —
Comments: Today was kind of a pre-Valentine’s day celebration for my fiancé and I, so I watched John Wick and spent time with him instead of reading tonight!

Friday 2/13
Currently reading: Sinner, Alice in Zombieland (audio)
Pages read today: 207 pages reading, 16 pages listening
Time spent reading today: 2 hours 30 min reading, 30 min listening
Books completed today: none :(
Comments: I had to run some errands tonight, so I’m afraid another night passed without much reading =/

Saturday 2/14
Currently reading: Sinner, The Orphan Queen
Pages read today: 295
Time spent reading today: 3 hours 25 min
Books completed today: Sinner

Sunday 2/15
Currently reading: The Orphan Queen, Alice in Zombieland (audio)
Pages read today: 271 pages reading, 15 pages listening
Time spent reading today: 3 hours 30 min, 25 min listening
Books completed today: The Orphan Queen

Summary

Total # pages read: 1,505
Total time spent reading: 16 hours
Books I completed: A Darker Shade of Magic, Sinner, The Orphan Queen

Jessi (Geo)

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4 Responses to “The 2nd Annual #LfBReadathon Kicks Off!”

  1. Yay! This is going to be so much fun – my first readathon! I seriously considered (well not for very long haha) calling in to work today so that I could stay home and read! But then the sensible, adult Jade said NO lol.

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