Monday, February 10, 2014

Wicked Valentine's Read-a-Thon: My Starting Line #WWReadathon


A bit late since this started on the 7th, but I'm signing up although it may be futile with how busy I've been lately. I do need to finish one book this week for review on Friday so maybe reading under the umbrella of a read-a-thon will get me motivated. I'll try to update a couple of times this week, but I'm not going to do a sticky post because it goes out every day in my MailChimp feed and I don't want to bombard everyone with the same post every day.

Here's what I'll be reading:

Reading mostly just parts of for read-a-longs:

Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
Outlander, Diana Gabaldon

For review on Friday:

I Am Abraham, Jerome Charyn

Also, might start my Classics Spin book, once I find out what it is.

Probably won't be able to squeeze anything else in, but we'll see.


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  1. Hi Michelle, I'm going to try it again. Will put your badge on my page. I'm just starting today. Hope it's not too late. Thanks for giving these Read A Thons.

  2. Be afraid of Mansfield Park! ;) Looks like some good ones on your list. I couldn't finish MP. It was too self-righteous and boring. But good luck on this! Worthy goals :)

  3. I'm safe..haha! Number 20 was the number they picked so looks like Wide Sargasso Sea which I'm pretty pleased about. Been wanting to read it for a while now.

  4. Hey, Michelle! Glad to see you are joining in the fun :) Who are you doing the read-a-longs with? Are you doing the rest of the Outlander series as read-a-longs? I have only read the first and absolutely loved it. Middlesex is also on my TBR pile and am curious what you think about it.

    Hope you have a great week!

  5. I'm still here. Trying to read better for this Read a Thon. I didn't read as much as I wanted yesterday. Did get far enough into The Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet to know the book suits me and is a good one. I wanted to read much further in Twelve Years a Slave. It's wonderful. It's painful but that's to be expected. It's about slavery. Duuuuh! I rec. a brand new book in the mail, The Rose Garden by Kearsley. It's lucious. Read a few pages. I won it. Want to review it.

  6. Oh! I think Blogger ate my comment. Anyway I hope you enjoy Wide Sargasso Sea! It's one I've been meaning to read for ages.

  7. Love the "Five I'm Neutral About" category - doesn't it make you wonder why we've put book on our lists if we don't care one way or another about them?

  8. Looks like you have some interesting classics to read! I haven't read in the top 5 that you are dreading- but #1 I have heard good things about. I hope it is great. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts on these. :)


  9. Thought you might want my link. Am well into two of these books. Hotel is one I've only read about 3 pages. Good luck on your journey.:)

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