The Pre-Party Post

The Pre-Party Post

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In an effort to help you get squared away before GO TIME! here is the Introductory Meme for you to fill out if you wish! Post to your blog (and link up below!), here in the comments, or wherever else you may be participating!

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

See you soon for the start!

49 thoughts on “The Pre-Party Post

  1. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Slovenia. 😀

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Don’t have a stack, will be deciding one by one.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    I’m making eclairs, croissants, millefuille, and brioches in between reading, so everything. 😀

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    Emm … yeah … ummm. No? 😀 I like to read. And bake. And listen to classical music.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today?
    Read ton of shorter books rather than tackling Victorian novels.

  2. 1) I’m reading in Zeeland, the Netherlands today 🙂
    2) I’m most looking forward to Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan.
    3) My favourite snack this readathon are the Amarena Cherry cookies from my Italian bakery with a glass of cold cold milk 🙂
    4) I’m Cessie, just turned 44 and I have a huge passion for foreign cultures and languages.
    5) I hope to really do the 24hr thing this time (last time in April I almost made it 😉 but we’ll see. Not set in stone 🙂
    Thank you so much for organizing this again. Love it!!

  3. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?

    Norway! 😀

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?

    Hmm…that’s a tough one. I’m pretty excited about all three of them.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?

    Popcorn

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!

    I’m a blogger and you can find me at: http://www.nk-anene.blogspot.com or https://twitter.com/NKAnene

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

    I’m looking forward to just indulge in as much reading as possible today, and hope to finish at least one of the books. I also hope I’ll get to know new people.

  4. 1. I read in Spain
    2. The Brontes went to Woolworths
    3. Any
    4. I love reading, hehe, hard rock music, going to the beach…
    5. This is my first time, I just want to spend the day reading and sharing impressions.

  5. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Ireland!

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Looking forward to all of them!

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Am undecided.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I’ll probably drink an obscene amount of tea today.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    This is my first read-a-thon and I’m just looking forward to the whole experience in general!

  6. 19 minutes until the 24-hour Dewey’s Read-a-Thon. After my brunch of squids, egg and garlic it is time to settle in with a good book or three.

    1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Berlin, Germany. 2pm start time in this part of the world.

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    I love every book in my stack. I just want to make progress toward the end of the bottomless TBR list.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Dates with black liquorice and peppermint tea.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I am a sound designer. Reading is my retreat for my overly-sensitive ears after a week of designing big explosions. (This is why audio books have no appeal for me.)

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    First read-a-thon. This should be recognised as some kind of international holiday.

  7. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Vlieland. It’s an island north of The Netherlands.

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    I think Ender’s Game. I have it on my e-reader. But I need to finish a book by Nicci Gerrard first, because it’s this month’s choice for my book club and I have to return it tomorrow.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Brownies! I still have to make them, ha!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I’m an archivist for the local town hall. I also dabble in the arts in my free time. I love to walk and I love to photograph too. I do have a blog, but it’s not book related. Still, if you’re interested: http://caatjesartsystuff.blogspot.com

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    This is my first time. We’ll see how it goes. No ambition but to read as much as I can in the next 24 hours. I’m a slow reader though.

  8. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    From Ohio.

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    A tie between the Beth Kendrick and Stacy Schiff books I hope to read.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Hoping to make some mini tacos later today!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I love music, reading and baseball (Dodgers and Mariners!).

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    This is my…*thinks* 5th time? 😃 I hope to get some Starbucks this time while I’m reading. Heh.

  9. 1) I’m reading from Toronto, Canada. A little tired from staying up for the baseball game last night but I’m ready to go!

    2) All of them! No really, I plan to read books that have been sitting around from Netgalley for a while so I’m really looking forward to starting on them.

    3) I’ve got some chocolate sitting around. I’m not really a big chocolate person but I think it will be perfect for today.

    4) I’m Shan, a mom of 2, I’m so sad because the Dutch football team is out of the Euro’s but I’m also thrilled because I’m a lifelong Blue Jays fan who is excited we are finally back in the playoffs.

    5) I didn’t participate in the last one but I have participated in them before. This time I’m going to schedule social media breaks. Otherwise I check in whenever I feel like it and spend more time on there than I should.

  10. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    – Jindabyne, Australia.
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    – Stardust my Neil Gainman
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    – I think….chocolate.
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    – My Name is Abbey and I am 17 years old and this is my last year of school and I will be excited to read more books.
    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    – Staying up and reading.

  11. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Beautiful Denver, CO!

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    “Mr. Penunumbra’s 24-Hr Bookstore” (the cover is glow-in-the-dark!)

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    I already pre-binged on pizza last night soooo…. 🙂 Probably chocolate covered pretzels!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I absolutely adore hiking and getting outside – I may go for some reading in the park later today 🙂

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    This is my first read-a-thon! I’m going go as long as I can 😀

  12. 1) I am reading from Bergen, Norway.
    2) I haven’t actually decided on a stack of books, I’ll choose somewhat at random – or, more accurately, based on my mood.
    3) Brownies and ice cream
    4) I’m a blogger at labbens.blogspot.com – though I only blog in norwegian. I have cheated a bit today, as I have a few things to do this afternoon and will lose a few hours then, so I started three hours too early (11:00 in Norway). Have finished Dickens’ Hard Times and started It’s Not Rocket Science by Ben Miller. I think I will continue reading The Little Friend by Donna Tartt when the readathon officially begins.
    5) This is my first time participating in the Dewey readathon, but I did organize a norwegian readathon four years ago. I read for 22 hours then, and finished five (relatively short) books. I’ll probably try to read several different books this time as well.

  13. 1) What part of the world are you reading from today?

    England 🌎🌏🌍

    2) What book in your stack are you most looking forward to?

    While the others sleep by Tom Becker. Gonna get my Halloween on. 👻📙📘

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?

    My lunch? 😉 Cake!!!🍩🍰🍞

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself.

    I am 17 and the youngest in my college class, I hate it. 📖📘📙

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

    This is my first time and I am most looking forward to just spending the whole day reading. 📚📘📑

  14. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    USA! More specifically, Michigan. 🙂

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    I’ve been loving City of Bones, so I’m looking forward to finishing that today.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    French. Toast. Bagels. 😍 With PB!!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I’m a fairly new booktuber, I’m reading a lot of graphic novels and comics lately, and my fave song of the moment is Revolution by Diplo.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    First timer here! I’m most looking forward to seeing how much I can get read in 24 hours.

    Good luck everyone!!

    xo Amanda (pandasandbooks)

  15. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today
    Texas

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to reading?
    Shelves not stacks

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    I’m making Barbacoa, toffee, coffee, pretzels just for the first four hours.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I’m not a morning person!

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today?
    Read slower

  16. Reading from the eastern shore of the USA!
    I’m looking forward to actually finishing Harry Potter this time!
    I should start thinking about snacks, I might just read straight through the snacks…
    I play trombone, and am really looking forward to a full day of not reading textbooks!

  17. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Sydney Australia ,

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? Can’t wait to finish The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? Breakfast by the beach

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself! Joined the read-a-thon last minute, I usually watch lots of booktube but don’t participate much so can’t wait to challenge myself and have a great lazy Sunday.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? This is my first read-a-thon, I’m usually a slow reader so looking forwards to getting lots of reading done

  18. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Vermont
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    The Way of Mindful Education
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Peanut butter pie
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I’m a first grade teacher
    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    Unfortunately I have to run a few errands today. I’m looking forward to curling up with my dog while reading

  19. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    I am in Boston today, thankful for an excuse to stay inside on this very chilly day 🙂
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? I didn’t make a set stack, so I will be picking based on my mood (which right now is gravitating toward mysteries, thrillers, etc in honor of Halloween!).

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies, recipe from the Ovenly bakery in NYC…they’re vegan AND delicious!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself! I’m a southern girl who’s been transplanted up north for a few years due to my husband’s schooling. I am a dentist during the week who works mostly on esthetic cases, and an avid reader and writer on the weekends.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? This is my very first readathon! I love the entire concept of a community of readers working toward a goal together! I’m also interested to see how many books I can read in one day :).

  20. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Copenhagen, Denmark
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? The Day of the Triffids
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? Coffee, if that’s a snack 😉
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself! I’m a PhD student and love to read.
    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? First time participating in this read-a-thon. I look most forward to read!!!

  21. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Cardiff in Wales (UK)

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? Cress by Marissa Meyer and Dracula by Bram Stoker.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? A nice cup of tea and Dairy Milk Caramel Nibbles.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself! Hey book worms! My name is Jess, I’m in my second year of university studying English Lit and Creative Writing. My dream is to become a publisher and a writer. When I retire I would like to open up a bookstore. My favourite genre is YA and NA as well as Crime.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

    I participated last year and read a total of 3 books. 1 was a graphic novel. I’m hoping to read the same amount again but I’m going to try and push myself to beat that count and read 4!

  22. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?

    Definitely Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Illustrated Edition

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?

    Chocolate covered caramels from Trader Joe’s. And also mangoes! Mmmm

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!

    I just graduated with my Master’s degree in Library Science!

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

    I am most looking forward to staying in my pajamas all day, cutting into my to-read list, and still feeling productive! 🙂

    Happy reading!

    http://jen-scott.blogspot.com/

  23. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Brazil
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Orlando by Virginia Woolf
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Chocolate
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I Should be reading things to uni but I don’t :3
    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    The last read-a-thon I don’t read as much as I could and today I want to read all the 24h as possible.

  24. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Corfu, Greece

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    More like a beverage; coffee! There’s nothing like reading a book and drinking coffee.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I usually read in bed.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    This is my first time participating in this particular read-a-thon. I’m looking forward to the challenges, I think they will be fun to do.

  25. 1. Boaz, AL
    2. Prayer of the Night Shepherd, by Phil Rickman
    3. All of them!
    4. I’m a very underemployed former librarian sing my third readathon. I’m owned by one cat, and applying all over the country for jobs. Starting late today because I’m at work.
    5. In the past, I’ve gone for reading a lot of books, but today, I’m just going to whittle down my TBR, even if it just means finishing two books.

  26. 1. Indonesia
    2. All of them I must say!
    3. Chocolate cookies
    4. As much as I love books and dreaming to have my own library I do want that someday I can giveaway books consistently to children who don’t have the privilige to own or read books
    5. To know and share the enjoyment of reading with awesome readers around the world

    Cheers to a great 24hourreadathon ahead! We will survive 🙂

  27. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    I can’t pick just one!
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Coffee-hot chocolate with real whipped cream. Yum!
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I a mother of two and my six year old son, Sam, is also participating today. We LOVE to read!
    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    I’m not going to be posting on my blog at all. I’ll be just on Instagram and I’m so looking forward to the community which happens there! Also, instead of reading for 24 hours straight, the rest of life is intervening a little more today.

  28. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    England. 🙂

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Carry On by Rainbow Rowell!

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    The box of chocolates my friend gave me yesterday!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    This is my third 24-hour readathon, & the first one I’ve tried to do while I’m in a reading slump… Hopefully this’ll be enough to knock me out of it. 🙂

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today?
    I’m not planning on trying to stay up all night this time around, since I’m a little sick at the moment… 🙁

  29. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?

    Savannah, GA
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?

    All of them!

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?

    Coffee!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!

    Hello everyone! I am a stay-at-home mother of 2 children. I was in the Army four 4 years and am just excited to start reading!

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

    The community. Also having an excuse for reading for 24 hours!

  30. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Belgium! WOOP! WOOP!! 😛
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore!!
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Chocolate.
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    Um, I decided to challenge myself and read a few comic books in FRENCH. TATATAM. My French is not that good but, hey, what’s life if we don’t challenge ourselves?! Right?
    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    Sorry, I’m a read-a-thon virgin 🙁 looking forward to all the BOOKS! DUH!!

  31. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Lancaster, PA
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?

    Any and all!

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?

    Tea and toast with jam

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!

    I woke up a little late this morning :-/

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

    Not that I ever need an additional reason, i’m just looking forward to lounging and enjoying my books all day.

    (will actually be tweeting with @cover_your_ears)

  32. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Quad Cities, Illinois
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? Getting through more of the Game of Thrones series. I’m about halfway through book 3!
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? Raspberry cookies!
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself! I love to read but don’t get to do it much.
    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? I’m most looking forward to the opportunity to read for an entire day without feeling guilty!

  33. 1) from Washington, DC here! With a lap cat.

    2) los detectives salvajes by Roberto bolaño

    3) a piece of pie from a local pie bakery. Yumm

    4) most of my books today are non fiction on topics I’ve recently been educating myself on. A few fiction thrown in for some diversion.

    5) first time! Find me on Twitter! @lauraboyette

  34. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Belgrade, Serbia (Balkan, Europe) 🙂

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Finishing different comic books. I let them down for a while. Planing to change that.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Carrots and crackers 🙂

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I am a bookworm, passion about traveling and I absolutely adore animals. Actually I have two little degu girls (rodents).

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    It’s my first time. I’ll read a bit, but I have housework to do and I won’t be staying all day long since I had a sleepless night and tomorrow I am hosting a movie day: Back to the future, cause – October 21st, 2015 is THE day!

  35. Reading in Indianapolis, IN
    The book I’m most looking forward to is War of the Worlds
    I bought cheese & crackers, & a yummy trail mix for snacks!
    Something about me, besides my passion for reading…I love to watch movies, especially horror.
    this is my 3rd readathon, and I went to bed earlier last night 😀

  36. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Gaia, Portugal.

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Fight Club and Eleanor and Park

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Mix nuts

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I have a cat 🙂

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    Read one more book and try to do the challenges! 🙂

  37. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Copenhagen, Denmark!

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Carry on by Rainbow Rowell.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Leftover birthday cake from yesterday.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    Hello my name is Ellen, I’m 18 and I’m from Denmark. I love reading, though school has been so busy this term, so I haven’t had as much time to read as I’d like. Time to change that.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    This is my second read-a-thon. Last time I read one book in the first 4-5 hours and then completely slacked for the rest of the read-a-thon. This time I’ll try to read more consistently.

  38. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?

    Rijeka, Croatia

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?

    Suparnica Marije Terezije 1 – Marija Jurić Zagorka

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?

    None, it distracts me.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!

    Danira, metalhead and a bookworm and it’s my first readathon.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this
    is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

    To read my piling books on my bed counter, or at least starting to, since I won’t be able to join the party most of the time due to Marduk concert.

  39. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    I am reading in Ukraine, and the readathon started at 15:00 on a wonderful, warm, yet windy Saturday afternoon.

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    I am reading The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher, and this book is unlike anything I’ve ever read. I really look forward to continuing the wonderful reading experience.

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Trail mix, cookies, and tea, oh my.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I want to visit every continent!

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    I’ve never participated before, and I’m not stressing about setting specific goals and reading as much as possible. I want to spend my Saturday reading and talking books!

  40. 1. Virginia Beach, Virginia USA
    2. The Iron Trial by Cassandra Clare (Currently Reading)
    3. Hot Cheetos!
    4. I’m a 23 year old who loves singing, read, Disney (especially Disney), and Doctor Who
    5. It was something that I already did, which was too wake up earlier before my start time to prep.

  41. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Northern Manitoba, Canada

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    7 layered dip, more a meal than a snack but yum!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I’m a third grade teacher who lives in an isolated community that is only reachable by plane. Luckily there are planes everyday.

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    Have some shorter books. I think the last readathon my book was well over 500 pages.

  42. Hi all!

    1) I’m reading from Southern Quebec today (great day for it too, it’s rainy and we’ve had some wet snow, which thankfully has melted.)

    2) I’m really looking forward to Eliza Gordon’s Neurotica. It sounds like it will be a fun change of pace from my typical fare.

    3) I don’t have a snack I’m really looking forward to. I didn’t pick up anything special.

    4) I’m a contributor over at geekylibrary.com, i love terrible horror movies, play Magic the Gatering. Love video games, and i have far too many cats.

    5) This is my first readathon, and I’m looking forward to seeing how many books i can juggle at once before i give up and move to the comic books because my brain is addled later tonight 🙂

  43. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Canada
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    I like them all!
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Waffles!
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    Book reader and YouTube obsessed.
    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    Reading tons of books!

  44. 1) I’m in Chicago right now on vacation
    2) Turn of Mind. I started it last night and it was really good
    3) I’m not doing snacks cuz I’ve gained a lot of weight recently lol
    4) I play poker for a living
    5) Don’t read in places where I could easily fall asleep

  45. 1) California
    2) Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
    3) chips
    4) Recently became an empty nest-er, as my daughter went off to college last month. So, immersing myself in books and movies these days.
    5) I participated back in 2009 and found that I really like the interaction bit with the read-a-thon. So, I will not push to hard on getting a high reading page count.

  46. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    I’m in Copenhagen, Denmark.

    2) Which book in your stank are you most looking forward to?
    I’m not really sure. Too many goodies!

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Questbar with peanut butter!!!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I’m 25 and almost done as a nurse!

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?
    The stories, adventures, laughs and crues!

  47. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Central Pennsylvania, USA

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Finishing Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter – it is getting extremely intense!

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?

    decisions, decisions….homemade pizza for lunch

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I am a chemistry teacher and a mom to 2 boys

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

    This is my first and I am looking forward to have a guilt free excuse to read all day and stay up late!

  48. 1) I’m reading in Aachen, Germany, today.

    2) I’m looking forward to finally starting to read my David Foster Wallace reader!

    3) I’m looking forward to lots of tea and take-out sushi.

    4) I’m 28, I have a masters degree in microbiology but I work at a market stand selling vegetables, I like video games, philosophy, knitting, reading (obviously), foreign languages and virology.

    5) This is my first read-a-thon and I’m most looking forward to doing some reading that put off way too long. Also, I’m happy to finally be part of something “bookish”, even though I have to start late due to work, unfortunately.

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