Saturday, April 18, 2009

Read-a-thon: Hour 1

* Where are you reading from today?

I'm in San Diego, where the forecast calls for lots of sun and a high of 74 (clearly a day to stay inside reading).

* 3 facts about me …

1. I'm a stay-at-home mom to a 4-year-old, so I won't be able to do the full 24 hours, but I'll try for 8+ (at least my husband is home).

2. I've had ~8 hours of sleep in the past 2 nights combined.

3. I'm obsessed with LibraryThing.

* How many books do you have in your TBR pile for the next 24 hours?

I'm somewhat playing it by ear, but I'd like to finish To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis (which I was meant to have finished for book club last night). Books I'd like to start are Drood by Dan Simmons, and Death's Daughter by Amber Benson.

* 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)?

I'll try for 8 hours, but no promises. :) I hope to enjoy myself most of all!

It's 7:30 a.m. in California, and I'm off to start now (better late than never). I'll post updates to my Twitter account.


Alaine - Queen of Happy Endings said...

Well lots of luck, I know how difficult it can be with a little one. I am obsessed with Goodreads so I understand. Hope you have fun!

chanale said...

Thanks. :) I'm also on Goodreads, although I don't spend nearly as much time there (though I'm trying to be better about updating).

Bybee said...

I should pay more attention to Library Thing...I like the premise and I've visited the site a time or two.

mjmbecky said...

Good luck today! I'll be interested to see how the four year old handles your reading day. :) Maybe a children's book or two might enter the mix? Best of luck!!!

chanale said...

My husband woke up not too long ago, so I hope he'll take her somewhere for a few hours this morning.

It's quite likely there will be picture books scattered throughout the day. :)