April 2013, readathon

Hour 1 – Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!!!!

Good morning Read-a-thoners!! And welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon!

This is Heather from Capricious Reader, one of your co-hosts and early morning riser, ready to get this party started. I will be with you until Hour 5!

I know I lead off with this video last year, but gosh darn it, I just love it so much, I’m pulling it out again.

There now, wasn’t that fun? Don’t you feel energized? Well then, get out there, do this short Introductory Questionnaire, and get to reading! See you in hour 2!!!

Hour 1 Winners – E-mail deweyreadathon@gmail.com to claim a prize from the Prize Page!

1. A. at Literary Mafia

2. Sarah Says Read

3. Katzenjammer

4. Irish

5. Kerry

Cheerleader Winner

Natalia Beatriz!

Introductory Questionnaire

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?

My Answers:

1) I’m in sunny and weatherially confused North Carolina!
2) All of them? Okay, that’s cheating. Relish by Lucy Knisley for a start. Since I’m starting there!
3) Guacamole and chips!
4) I read The Graveyard Book at least once a year. Last year, I read it twice.
5) I’m not even sure how many read-a-thons I have participated in. One thing I do know, I need breaks, and I need to go outside a bit. Hopefully it will be beautiful all day long.

Okay, so, I’ll be here for the next four hours if you need me. Check out our Twitteremail, here, etc. Now, go forth, my minions, and read all the books!

Link your Intro Meme Posts here:

34 thoughts on “Hour 1 – Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!!!!”

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

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    BZRK by Michael Grant and Looking for Alaska by John Green

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Orange Juice 🙂

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    Erm, I’m addicted to books and goodreads?

    5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today?
    I’ve participated once before and this time I’m getting snacks and drinks ready before it starts so I don’t have to get up from reading 🙂

  2. Wow, winners already, that’s pretty cool and a fun thing to wake up to! I’m in weather confused NC as well. Love that description. I”m primarily cheering today and squeezing in reading/listening to audiobooks whenever I can and commenting often!

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

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Hyperion <3

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Strawberry and banana frapes.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    Marine biologist with a twist 😛

    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 readathon and this time I'm reading with my boyfriend and am really looking forward to it 🙂

    GO PEOPLE 🙂 WE CAN DO IT! 😛

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

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

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Banana frape and some cake my girlfriend made.

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    Marine biologist with a twist’s boyfriend

    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 am really really looking forward to that banana frape. Book could also be good.

  5. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Seattle, WA

    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    Prodigy by Marie Lu

    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    I’m actually going out for eggs benedict and grits at my fav breakfast place with a friend. Will take out of reading time, but I haven’t seen her in forever. So best snack of all!

    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    I love conventions and am a co-founder of GeekGirlCon. Check it out at http://www.geekgirlcon.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 3rd read-a-thon. I’ve made it 24 hours once, and almost made it the 2nd time. We’ll see how long I go this time. This is my first time doing it without a blog which feels really weird, but I retired my blog at the end of last year, so this time I’m twittering it up.

  6. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    the Netherlands
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?
    I think… Through the ever night by Veronica Rossi
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?
    Warm artichoke spinach dip & chips
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself!
    Book-addict and love food. Everything about it, baking//cooking/eating/reading about food…
    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 haven’t yet participated so this is my first time 😀 I’m so excited. I’m most looking forward to the sun coming out from behind the clouds so that I can read outside.

  7. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?
    Reading in rainy Eastern Kansas.
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?

    my cuurent book in this case The Comfort of Lies
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?

    chocolate
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself
    My friend gave me a plate for the front of my car that says it all:
    It’s All about 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?
    This is my first read-a-thon, and I’m already anticipating the end!

  8. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? South Dakota
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? Finishing Tiger Lily
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? Strawberries and lots of them
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself! My name is Rachael. I started my blog Rachael Turns Pages in January because I really wanted an outlet to talk about books. I’m currently in my final year of high school and heading off to a university in the fall. I love to run and have run 3 5K races. I love to be outside and live an active life. I plan to be a teacher when I graduate college because I have loved kids throughout my life.
    5) If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? This is my first time participating in the read-a-thon. I set alarms on my ipod to remind me when it is time to read and when I can take breaks. I’m being very flexible though and reading when I want. I’m looking forward to finishing so many books.

  9. 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? New Jersey
    2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? The House at Sea’s End
    3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? Chocolate…of course
    4) Tell us a little something about yourself! I’m a teacher, mom of 2, love to read, cook and garden. This is my second 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? I would like to participate in more challenges and read more of the blogs

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