Monday, May 2, 2011

Spring's Serenity Read-a-thon, wrap-up

Spring's Serenity Read-a-thon ran from April 25th through May 1st.
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I tried my best this past week with reading.  But some times life gets cranky.  For the most part I did pretty well until the weekend.  I had planned on reading more over the weekend as my son had 7 boys over for his birthday party sleepover.  What was I thinking!?!  They had me up late with being 8 rambunctious 12 year old boys.  And I wasn't able to get much reading in.  Then Sunday was grandparents birthday day.  And a few stayed later than I had anticipated.  Not a bad thing, just didn't figure they would stay so long.

But, on to what I got through...
I read and completed A Moth in Darkness by Frances Pauli - 212 pages
I finished Iron King by Julie Kagawa - 80 pages left
I started The Sweet Scent of Blood by Suzanne McLeod - 116 pages into

Yeah, not much in page numbers right.  But, I was happy to have gotten completely through A Moth in Darkness so quickly.  And I had only planned on finishing Iron King and reading A Moth in Darkness, knowing all that was going on this weekend.  So I guess in the end I did better than I was realistically hoping. (on the far end of my hopes I was hoping to get at least half way with The Sweet Scent of Blood.)

6 comments:

  1. You should have told the boys to be quiet so you could read. That would work... right? lol

    Still looks like you did pretty well! Much better than I would have done... so congrats!

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  2. God bless you for being so brave with all those boys!!! ANd remember, those words are more than what you had before the weekend started

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  3. Melissa (Books&Things) - Oh, I don't think I could consintrate at all with those boys yelling and hollaring and running and... it was just crazy chaos! lol. But, we got through and birthdays only come once a year!

    Mflick1 - I really don't know what I was thinking when I agreed to it. I have to say I do not envy teachers at all. :) Bless you! But it was nice to get some reading in. :) Thank you!

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  4. Yeah, I know all about 'cranky' weeks..LOL! I think you did great! I'm happy you joined me this time. I hope you will think about trying again for my summer read-a-thon in July. =O)

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  5. So true that life gets cranky sometimes and messes up your plans! You are a brave woman to take on 8 little boys! Hope they didn't totally destroy your house!

    For all that you had going on, I think you did pretty well with the read-a-thon! Hope you enjoyed The Iron King as much as I did! I'm Team Puck all the way! :)

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  6. Michelle The True Book Addict - hey hon! Thank you for stopping by and hosting! :) Oh, and thank you. I think I did do well and I didn't over do the expectations, which helps. I'll have to think about joining up in July. :) I'll keep an eye out for the information. :)

    Alexia - Hi! Oh, I don't know if brave is the right word after having those boys all here. lol. Oh, I did love Iron King and can't wait to go on in the series. :) I love Puck, but I think I'm leaning for Ash. ;)

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