What better way to start a new year than with plenty of reading? And what better way to actually make that start than a readathon, in the virtual company of many others, encouraged by the mere knowledge that others are reading too to keep the pages turning?
I have no real plans or ambitions for this readathon, just a stack of books I’m in the middle of, plus one that I do need to finish before the end of the month. I believe only one of these is on my actual Classics Club list–does that make me a bad participant? 😉 –but they are all classics.
I shall likely post periodic updates here and on Twitter (@simplerpastimes, see sidebar). To those participating, Happy Reading! (And to those not as well!)
ETA:Can’t believe I forgot to link to the readathon page! It’s HERE.
I can’t believe it’s already ten hours into the readathon! I’m having fun, even if I haven’t amassed a very high page count. So far, I’ve read a couple chapters of The Fellowship of the Ring and several of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. I took a dinner break, but now I should be good for the rest of the night (which may not be terribly late…). I think I’ll return to Oz for a bit and then I’m not sure what. Maybe more Middle Earth, or perhaps a revisit to Green Gables? No matter what I pick, I can’t really go wrong.
I think I am done for the night. I read two more chapters of Oz and one of Fellowship, and now the pain med I took for my back (I hurt it a bit this morning) is kicking in and I am growing sleepy. Perhaps I might do some more reading early tomorrow, but this is likely my final update. Regardless, I enjoyed my reading today and hope to finish a book or two soon. That would make for a good start to the year! Happy reading to those still going!