Blog & Reading Events

Bout of Books: Updates

by Erin on May 13, 2014

Bout of Books has begun! This post will house my updates for the whole week. I’ll keep running totals for the week up top and add each day’s notes at the end. Weekly Totals Hours read: 9 hours, 53 minutes Pages read:  462 Books finished: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro The Space Between […]


I had so much fun participating in the recent readathon that I was delighted to discover there’s another reading-focused event (albeit a more laid-back one) kicking off tomorrow. Bout of Books is completely new to me, though this is the tenth time the event is being held. As I write this post, there are more […]


Spring 2014 Readathon Updates!

by Erin on April 26, 2014

Gooooood morning! It’s already a couple of hours into the readathon, but this is as early as I could manage to get myself up and going on the west coast of the US. It’s currently 6:45am here. I did sneak in some audiobook listening while I made breakfast, but other than that, I’m at my […]


Sunday Salon: It’s Readathon Time!

by Erin on April 20, 2014

Happy Easter, if that’s your cup of tea! If not, then happy Sunday. A week from yesterday is a gloriously fun day: Dewey’s Read-a-Thon! That’s 24 hours of reading (by those who can go that long without sleep, at least) by participants around the world. The event happens twice a year, in the spring and […]


It’s Readathon Day!

by Erin on October 13, 2012

So! Despite being MIA lately, I realized my very favorite event — the Readathon, of course — was happening this weekend, and I could not bring myself to miss it. So here I am, ready to read! My goal for the day: get through as many library books and/or short, potentially donate-able books as possible. […]