Saturday, October 24, 2009

Checking In: End of Hour Three

So how's it going for everyone??? We're off to a good start. Rocketgirl is kicking my heiney at this point, but I have been cheerleading and Twittering on and off all morning, so I comfort myself with that. ;)

So far I've finished Jessica Abel's graphic novel, Life Sucks (98 pages read) and almost polished off Anne Fadiman's book of bookish essays, Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader (71 pages read). Both books were fantastic!

Rocketgirl polished off Roald Dahl's George's Marvelous Medicine this morning--a re-read for her--(89 pages read) and she read Craig Thompson's graphic novel, Good-Bye Chunky Rice (125 pages read). Now she's working her way through the graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Coraline!

It's a reading frenzy in our house! And there isn't a single soul up--besides us--to witness it. Even Daisy is passed out. I'm off to do a bit of cheerleading, and I'll probably have to run out for some dog food for Miss Daisy, but I'll check back in after a few more hours!

12 comments:

  1. Traditional read-a-thon blessing:

    May the bookshelf be there to greet you.
    May all the books appeal.
    May the fridge be full of tasty snacks;
    the words fall soft upon your eyes and until the read-a-thon ends,
    may you always hold a book in the palm of your hand.

    Good luck today!

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  2. That's so fun you're doing it w/ ROcketgirl! And you're both doing great!

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  3. Sounds like you both are doing well. :-) Keep up the good work!

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  4. So cool that your participating together.Hope your still enjoying yourself and feeling full of beans :D

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  5. Have a wonderful Day; enjoy your books, and take time to rest as well. It is pouring here so it's the perfect day to be in the house reading and relaxing!

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  6. Sounds like both of y'all are doing fantastic!! I'm being lazy! I've been spending way too much time online and I've read about 151 pages so far 4 hours in :p so don't feel bad about spending time on twitter and online :p Have fun Andi!!

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  7. Happy Read-a-Thon day! I hope the first few hours have been treating you well. Have fun today and enjoy the wonderful books you have lined up :)

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  8. You sound like you are doing a good job! Enjoy your books!

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  9. I stopped to take a little break to catch-up on challenges and get showered and dressed. Feelign good and ready to go tackle the next hour. Am I the only one to feel a physical rush from all of this?! Craziness! :)

    Hmmm, I think I'll pick up my Gaiman selection. Have fun, Andi!

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  10. Rocketgirl totally rocks! Have fun!

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