Sunday Post #318

Sunday Post

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Happy Sunday! The 24 hr readathon was yesterday (well until 8am here) and I didn’t get as much finished as I had hoped…it wasn’t a good day for it apparently. I can read with noise around me, but not constant noise and I need quiet during the day to feel centered..which unfortunately was Saturday for me. I think this is why you’ll never hear me truly complain about having a flipped internal clock, I love the night time and the solitude it provides. I will complain about having to get up before noon though. Kim’s very own Fraterfest ended last week as well and I got more reading done during that, so luckily the whole week wasn’t a bust.

My week was…uneventful I think, seeing as I can’t remember it at all. I hope everyone’s weekend is treating them well.

Books Read

  • Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Woman & Witchcraft
  • California Demon by Julie Kenner
  • Ten Thousand Thunders by Brian Trent
  • The Long Walk by Stephen King (Richard Bachman)
  • The Werewolf of Fever Swamp by R.L. Stine
  • The Ghost Next Door by R.L. Stine

Last Week

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young (3 Star Review)

Ten Thousand Thunders by Brian Trent (3 Star Review)

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon Update Post

Book Haul

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13 Responses to Sunday Post #318

  1. I don’t have the patience for a 24-hour readathon. I like to float around between activities too much but I’m always curious about them everytime I see them crop up. I think it would be very much a mood thing…
    Fraterfest looked so much fun! Glad it went well for you.
    Have a good week!

  2. Greg says:

    I think a lot of book bloggers have that flipped internal switch for some reason- I know I operate better at night, seems like, and I’ve heard others say that too. And sleeping til noon *nods* 🙂

    I did FraterFest but unfortunately only got through one(!) book- it wasn’t a good readathon for me timewise, but I did manage to hit some of the challenges, and they were fun.

    Have a great weekend Michelle!

  3. I’m more of a morning person myself. I like to get up early and work on my blog then. But I do love to read in the evenings.. As a result I often don’t get a lot of sleep. Combine that with a 11 week old baby girl and I’m your modern version of a Zombie. LOL!! I love it though.
    The only Readathon I ever did was the HOHOHO RAT. I’m participating again this year. But I never do get a lot of reading done. I hope this time will be better.
    Have a great week and happy reading!

  4. Sorry you had a tough time with the Dewey Readathon. But at least you did well with Fraterfest! I wanted to do Dewey; I even signed up. But in the end, I had too much other stuff going on, including work that’s due. So I only read about 20 minutes… not as much as a normal day for me, let alone a readathon day. Oh, well, maybe next time.

    Have a great week, and I hope you get a quiet day soon, to recharge.

  5. Gayathri Lakshminarayanan says:

    I am nocturnal too. But these days I have to get up before 8 am due to other work, making my sleep schedule totally haywire.

  6. Sorry you had a rough time with the readathon, but there’s always next year, right? I can’t handle doing a 24-hour readathon (plus I’m working usually for readathons). I’m a very nocturnal person – I operate at night and sleep way too much. Good thing I’m not the only one! (It sucks during the school year because I have to wake up super early.)

  7. I tried 24 hour read-a-thon and failed miserably. LOL

  8. Amber Elise @ Du Livre says:

    Did you like Toil and Trouble? I think I had higher expectations. Great job with the readathon!

  9. northwoman says:

    An uneventful week sounds amazing! I’m glad you got some great reading time. I like to read every day before I go to sleep for an hour or so but sometimes, like last night, since I knew I had today off, I finished the book around 2 am! Enjoy your reading week! Anne – Books of My Heart

  10. buffywnabe says:

    The Long Walk is one of my favorite King stories. I wish I had the time to do a 24 hour readathon. I just know too many things would get in my way. Hope you have a good week!
    Lisa Loves Literature’s Sunday Post

  11. Sorry I missed so many of your posts I will be caught up shortly! 🌞

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