Saturday, October 13, 2012

Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon!

That's right, it's Readathon day!  Being a glutton for punishment, I've signed up to read again.  I usually do better when I just cheerlead since I usually spend too much time in front of the computer and not enough in front of a book, but I like reading, so here goes.  A warning to those who read me in a feed reader, I am planning on posting an update every few hours.  If you're not interested in Readathon posts, go ahead and mark me all as read today, but don't leave me, I promise I'll be back to my normal low rate of posting by tomorrow.  ;-)
And now for the introductory questionnaire...
1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
At home in Bloomsburg, PA, USA

2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
Guess what?  I have no book stack.  However, has helpfully chosen Princess Academy by Shannon Hale as my first book, and I feel pretty good about that!

3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
I'm about to have some delicious raspberry jelly on some toast.  That's something to look forward to!

4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
Let's see, I'm 28.  I graduated from college with a degree in political science, but ended up working in a surgical pathology lab in a hospital, which is waaaay more science than political.  Blogging is how I get my creative jollies because I certainly don't get any working full time at my day job, and I've been at this blogging thing for a recently-celebrated five years.  In fact, if you need a break today, my 5 year blogiversary giveaway is still open, so check it out if you like.  I'm giving away some of my favorite books.  (And I promise that will be the last plug for the giveaway.  Really.  Just had to sneak it in there one more time.  They're my favorite books.  I want people to read them.  LOL!)

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?
Like I said up there, I didn't make a pile of books today.  I've looked and I've thought about it, and as much as the pile gets me all excited for Readathon day, it usually disappoints me by the end with how little of my exciting pile I even touched, much less read.  So I'm trying it without the pile today, so hopefully I won't be bummed out when I only read, like, one book.  Oh, and no scheduled interruptions today - that's different than at least the last two times! 
All right, enough chatter!  I'm off to read. 
Happy reading, all!


  1. You're brave to allow to pick a readathon book. Have fun today!

  2. How did pick your book? I don't have a list either... I'm not sure if that'll be a good or a bad thing. I usually have fun picking out the books but considering I only found out it was happening this morning, it was either spend way too long picking out books, or starting to read!

    I also spend way too much time at the computer... hence this comment. But here it goes anyway! Good luck!

  3. Surgical pathology lab??? THAT IS SO COOL!!!! Seriously, what an awesome job :D So glad you're participating too!!! Have a great day :D I'm letting pick my books too :p

  4. I love your way of picking your book!


  5. The good thing about being a reader is that you get to have the fun of reading, but it's all right to cheerlead, too! I love the Read-a-Thon because it exposes me to random people's blogs that I might otherwise not know about!