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40 Hour Read-A-Thon this weekend

Starting tomorrow afternoon I am doing a challenge of a 40 Hour Read-A-Thon where I will read for 40 hours over the weekend. A girl from ITC was organising the 40 Hour Famine and since this year they are encouraging people to do something different I decided I would read for 40 hours..

If you would like to sponsor me my online page can be found here - https://www.famine.org.nz/faminebook.aspx?username=alkalinekiwi and I will be posting a list on this journal (and maybe twittering through books read) of what books I will be reading during the 40 hours of reading.

I have made a label to stick inside the books I read and will later release for the challenge.. whipped it together in Paint.Net


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May. 22nd, 2009 09:27 am (UTC)
Good luck with your Read-a-thon. What a nice idea. Much more fun than giving up food!
Do hope you are not trying so hard to get through a number of books that you don't really have time to enjoy them.
May. 22nd, 2009 11:14 am (UTC)
Thanks. Giving up food makes me quite cranky, lack of sleep makes me less cranky so decided to go with the option that makes me easier to deal with.. I also told Erik he would benefit from it as it would mean some of the books got read and then released out of the house.

I'm not.. I am not rushing books.. am focusing more on how long I am reading for rather than how many books read.

I have finished one book so far and about 50 pages off finishing the second one. Am taking a short break at the moment to check emails etc
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