Monday, January 28, 2013

A Winter's Respite Read-a-Thon: My Updates #WintersRespite


In case you haven't heard, I'm hosting my winter read-a-thon, A Winter's Respite, over at my Seasons of Reading read-a-thon blog.  If you haven't already, why not sign-up and join us this week?  I'm hoping I will have time to get some good reading in this week.  Seems like the last few read-a-thons have been a total bust for me.  I say it's time for a game change!

WRAP-UP
As you can see below, I only updated once and that was because I didn't get shit read. *frown*  Well, I did manage to finish the first half of Les Mis...400 some odd pages.  But nowhere near what I had hoped.  Oh well, I enjoyed it anyway.  Interacting with all of my lovely participants is enough reward in itself! Looking forward to Spring into Horror in April!

UPDATES
for 1/21 and 1/22:


Book I’m reading: Currently reading Persuasion
Number of pages I’ve read: 200 in Les Miserables
Total number of pages I’ve read:  200
Notes: I've got off to a slow start, but hoping to pick up momentum starting today!


Here's what I'm hoping to get read this week:

Read-a-Long catch up
Les Miserables--Victor Hugo
Persuasion--Jane Austen
The Night Circus--Erin Morgenstern
The Waste Lands (Dark Tower #3)--Stephen King

Let's Read Plays catch up
Shakespeare's plays
Coriolanus
The Tempest
Richard III

Others
Under the Snow--Kerstin Ekman
Dune--Frank Herbert
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I will update in this format:

Book I’m reading: 
Number of pages I’ve read: 
Total number of pages I’ve read:  
Notes: 


Updates will appear at the top of this post, just below the introduction.

Happy Reading!

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  1. Best of luck! Also, love your new background. Really fits with your header.

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  2. Sorry! Meant that scrolling bar from Photobucket. Not sure what the official word would be... ;)

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  3. The Night Circus! That book sounds great - I've been meaning to read it for awhile. Hope you have fun & meet your goals!
    <3
    -heather/bookstacksondeck

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  4. You have an impressive and varied list. Les Mis and Shakespeare have always intimidated me so go you! Have a wonderful week of reading Michelle.

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  5. Good luck with the read-a-thon! Hope this one is a success for you!

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  6. Loved The Night Circus. And Les Miserables is my favorite book (that and To Kill A Mockingbird), but I could never have finished it in a week. I think two or three is more like it for me, so I applaud you!

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  7. Wow, Michelle, you've got a lot of hefty reads on your list!

    I really want to read The Night Circus!!

    I hope you have lots of down-time this week to enjoy all those goodies!

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  8. Lots of great reading there especially the Shakespeare. I am unfortunately very bogged down with projects and thus unable to join.

    Have fun!

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  9. A lot of great books on your list. I can't wait to see what you think of The Night Circus. I keep seeing everyone reading that one and think I should read it one day!

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  10. Thanks to everyone for all the lovely comments. =O)

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