Monday, July 21, 2014

High Summer Read-a-Thon - Reading Plans #HSreadathon


I'm late to my own party! Better late than never, right!?

The High Summer Read-a-Thon started today at 12:00am over at Seasons of Reading (my read-a-thon blog). In case you may have missed it, you can still join us by signing up here. I'm hoping I can focus some time on reading this week while still trying to eke out some word count for Camp NaNoWriMo (#epicfail so far, once again).

Here's what I plan to read:

  • The Lady and the Unicorn, Tracy Chevalier - catch up on the section for tomorrow's TuesBookTalk and finish it at the end of the read-a-thon
  • The Blade of the Samurai, Susan Spann - for review on Wednesday
  • Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen and the Men who Loved Her, Robert Stephen Parry - finish
  • Jurassic Park (Michael Crichton) and The Crystal Cave (Mary Stewart) - books I'm reading with my sons for our Family Reading Project. We average about 20 minutes per night, alternating titles. That's all I can squeeze out of them. lol
  • March, Geraldine Brooks - Finally time to crack open one of the selections for Lit Collective in August. 
  • The Queen's Exiles, Barbara Kyle - get started on this toward the end for review on Tuesday.
What are you reading this week? Are you joining me for the read-a-thon? I hope so!


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  1. Jess @ Jessin' AroundJuly 21, 2014 at 3:49 PM

    I just found out about the read-a-thon and posted my starting post! So excited :)

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  2. I am! Several review books I have to get to this week, so a readathon was just what I needed!

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  3. I'm starting with The Bookman's Tale, which I'm in the middle of. I'm hoping to get to some others, but we'll see how it goes! Thanks for hosting!

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  4. I'll be interested in hearing how you liked March--I had mixed feelings myself, but it was an interesting premise. My favorite Michael Crichton is still The Great Train Robbery. I used to love reading with my kids--we still occasionally trade books :)

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