Sunday, April 30, 2017

Dewey's readathon | Wrap Up

And here we are at the end of another readathon. It's always goes so fast! Only 24 hours, of course, and I always end up sleeping for a good amount of it. First of all - if you participated please post your wrap up down below so I can read it!

(Did you do it?)

Now - thoughts. So, of course, loved this readathon. I definitely spent more time on social media commenting and such this time around, which I'm 100% okay with because it's something I want to get better at (I'm bad at commenting - blogs, social media, YT - mostly just because of crippling social anxiety).

It was a ton of fun. I love seeing people talking about what they're reading, which is one of the reasons I think I love readathons so much? Because just everyone in the hashtag - and a lot of people I follow - are just constantly taking about what they're reading (or what they're snacking on, which is just as fun. And more delicious).

I did get a lot read this time around - caught up to where I needed to be to hit 100 books this year and everything - but I also feel like I could of read more. However, I'm was still and still am recovering from a cold. And, honestly, haven't been reading a whole lot period. I'm hoping to continue to ride the readathon wave to keep me reading until Bout of Books.

I DNF'd a book this time, which is something I almost never do outside of a readathon - and I might go back and try to finish it in a few days, it was the last thing I tried to read and I don't know if it was just my brain hitting it's too many words point or what. Either way, at the moment, I'm glad I did because I was getting ready to hit myself with the book instead of reading it.

So - onto what I did read (I have some general thoughts on all in my update post, or goodreads, but I'm not going to talk about thoughts on the specific books here).

  • The God Engines by John Scalzi
  • Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor
  • Injection, Volume 1 by Warren Ellis
  • Injection, Volume 2 by Warren Ellis
  • Lumberjanes, Volume 6: Sink or Swim by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters
  • Giant Days, Volume 4 by John Allison
  • Second Kiss by Chelsea M Cameron 
  • One Hot December (Men at Work #3) by Tiffany Reisz 
  • Forest of Memory by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • The Girl in the Park by Mariah Fredericks (DNF)
Books Finished: 9
Page Count: 1,200
Time Read: 8 hours, 12 minutes

Overall, considering how long I was awake, 8 hours seems like a ridiculously small amount of time to have spent reading on readathon day. I guess I've got to cut myself some slack, though I did read 1,200 pages and 9 things. And, also, taking into account I haven't exactly been reading too much physically. At all.

Anyway - enough of me rambling on. I love this readathon a whole lot, thanks for the co-hosts and also the people who jumped in to host for a few hours on twitter - it was a ton of fun, as always, and I hope you all had as much fun as I did. 

Please link me to your wrap ups (or update posts) whether they be blogs, videos, whatever. And happy reading!


  1. I had to DNF a book too. I realized I was just hate-reading, but in a grumpy way, not a fun snarky way. ;)

    1. The worst, especially because snark hate reading books can be fun.