Saturday, April 18, 2009

Read-a-thon Hours 1-2

Already a great start to the morning (the first time I've actually started on time)

UPDATE FOR HOURS 1&2

Pages: 88 (The Outsiders)
Time: 85 minutes

TOTALS:
88 pages read
85 minutes reading
0 minutes blogging (about to start)
0 books finished
1 caffeine beverage
1 mini challenge (introduction meme)

INTRODUCTION MEME
Where are you reading from today?
McKinney, Texas! (north Dallas)

3 facts about me …
1. I wear a mouthguard at night because I grind my teeth
2. I'm the oldest sibling of four
3. One of my favorite movies is When Harry Met Sally

How many books do you have in your TBR pile for the next 24 hours?
11, but I hope to read 4-5

Do you have any goals for the read-a-thon (i.e. number of books, number of pages, number of hours, or number of comments on blogs)?
4-5 books, 1000 pages, 16 hours reading, and loads of fun

If you’re a veteran read-a-thoner, Any advice for people doing this for the first time?
Get into a routine. Comment a lot to cheer others on. But most importantly HAVE FUN!!!

23 comments:

bethany said...

Your goals are pretty much the same as mine, I really hope to reach 1000 pages this time too!! I am rooting for you, YOU CAN DO IT!!!

Betty and Boo's Mommy said...

You're off to a great start, Trish! And "When Harry Met Sally" is one of my all-time favorite movies, too.

Kari said...

You are doing great!!! I love When Harry Met Sally (but I also believe that guys are girls can be friends, too)!

Keep it up! I'll check back again later!

Maree said...

I agree with the having fun part. :)

Anna said...

Great job so far! I'm taking a bit of a break. The Girl and I just finished Coraline. Granted, we'd started it a while ago, but still. It's one down. I know you can meet your goals!

--Anna
Diary of an Eccentric

Amanda said...

I'm excited, thanks for all your encouragement and for introducing me to all this in the first place!

Laura said...

You're off to a great start--88 pages in 85 minutes! Go Trish go! :)

Meghan said...

I love When Harry Met Sally too! You are doing well so far!

Chris said...

Great start Trish!! have fun today :)

Debi said...

Oh man, just look at you cranking out the pages already, girl! Way to go!

jacketsandcovers said...

You're off to a great start, Trish! Happy read-a-thon!

Ramya said...

1000 pages! I hope you reach your goal!:) Have fun with your reading!:)

crazycommamomma said...

Happy Reading! :)

Nymeth said...

You're doing great, girl!!

Eva said...

You're doing great! Love the video! :D

Gavin said...

Great start, Trish. Happy reading!

wordlily said...

Sounds like you're doing great so far!

Nicole said...

So far so good. I think you're definitely on track to get your 405 books in.

Tara said...

I hope you make that 1000 page goal!

Lezlie said...

You can do it!!
Lezlie

bermudaonion said...

I love When Harry Met Sally too! A page a minute is a fantastic start. Way to go!

Bybee said...

The Outsiders is a good choice. Stay gold, Ponyboy.

Michelle said...

Good Luck! I will be cheering you on every step of the way!