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Dewey’s 24Hours Readathon – The After Hour Post

Another readathon has come to an end and I must say I will miss it!! Once more I had a brilliant, fun filled time   with loads of discussion, laughter and more book added to my TBR. My best readathon so far in terms of both my social interactions as as well as the books read. I managed to complete 3.5 novels and that is something of an achievement, considering I slept off for full 6 hours!! It was an incredible time hosting Hour 6 on GoodReads and then participating in all the varied and mind challenging question that come through the 24 hours discussion hours. A big big thank you to all our hosts and moderators for once again hosting one of the largest and best Readathon’s ever!

Finally, to end this brilliant, stimulating 24 hrs, the final set of questions –

1. Which hour was most daunting for you?

4:30 AM IST……I was beginning and really beginning to feel really really sleepy and despite my valient efforts, I lost the battle and slept for 6 straight hours

2. Tell us ALLLLL the books you read!

  • Lady Susan by Jane Austen
  • The Ladies of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough
  • Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  • Wild Strawberries by Angela Thirkell (Halfway mark)

3. Which books would you recommend to other Read-a-thoners

  • Lady Susan by Jane Austen
  • The Ladies of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough

4. What’s a really rad thing we could do during the next Read-a-thon that would make you smile

Maybe do a readathon once in a quater instead of a twice a year (I know! I know! I am pushing it)
5. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? Would you be interested in volunteering to help organize and prep?

Of course I will participate again and Yes, me shall volunteer more next time!

Again to end, a  big shout out to the entire awesome team that put up the event and all my tribe of fellow readers, who read through the event!

8 Comments Post a comment
  1. Yasss! Quarterly readathons!

    October 22, 2017
    • Glad you support the thought! The organizers may kill us though …lol….it is after all a huge amount of work! But again it would be great fun to do this 4 times a year. 😉

      October 22, 2017
  2. Wow, congrats on your progress!! 🙂 I was sooo sleepy yesterday, I think I only participated for 14 hours, including breaks. But it was lots of fun!

    October 22, 2017
    • Thank You! But the most important thing I think is to have fun and that is the only agenda! 🙂

      October 23, 2017
  3. Deepika Ramesh #

    Many, many congratulations! 😀

    October 23, 2017
  4. Glad you had so much fun!

    November 1, 2017

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