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Super Bowl Mini Readathon — End point

…. Well that didn’t last very long, did it? Our neighbors just invited us over to watch the game at their place; and, while I would love to spend the rest of the day reading, I also know that I … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Mini Readathon — Starting Point

Ok, work is done and I’m ready to read! I’ve three books I’m going to work through this afternoon and I’ll check in periodically: and

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Super Bowl mini readathon

  I don’t really care about the game, and I can watch the commercials online, so why do I need to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday?  Can’t I do something more productive with my time, like catch up on some … Continue reading

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Belated Readathon — That’s All Folks

  Time for me to pack it in.     I guess I was overly ambitious in the amount of reading I’d get done, since I only completed one book (Domestic Violets — so good).  That said, I did read 70 … Continue reading

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Belated Readathon Update #4

Did you miss me?  I made a poor choice with my second book, The Disappearance at Pere Lachaise and I think that wore me down.  I got about 70 pages in and it just wasn’t interesting me.  So after a … Continue reading

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Belated Readathon Update #3

Well, I’ve been at it for six hours.  That’s $30 for Sit Stay Read if you are keeping track. I finished Domestic Violets which was a great book — funny and touching, very relatable.  I’ve now started The Disappearance at Pere … Continue reading

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Belated Readathon Update #2

11:30 am here in dreary Chicagoland and I’m up to page 257 of Domestic Violets (still awesome) and completed another chapter of Bleak House (there has been a suspicious death!) My loving non-reading hub has set me up in a … Continue reading

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Belated Readathon Update #1

Two hours in and I’ve read 108 pages of Domestic Violets, which is AWESOME in the fact that I’m relating perhaps a bit too much with it; and one chapter of Bleak House. I’m off to get some more coffee … Continue reading

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The Belated Readathon Begins

7:15 am Chicagoland time and I’m off…. to read The weather gods deserve a shout out because it is cloudy and raining and just plain nasty outside.  Perfect conditions to curl up with a few books. I’m starting off with … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading for the Readathon

I will be participating in my first Readathon Saturday!  Well, I’m excited about it.  I am currently in the middle of three books:  Half-Blood Blues, by Esi Edugyan, The Table Comes First:  Family, France, and the Meaning of Food by Adam … Continue reading

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