Sunday, April 19, 2009

Sunday Salon: Readathon Meme

(Pictured: Grumpy Bird, who I suspect I may resemble today, after almost no sleep!)

1. Which hour was most daunting for you?
This last one.

2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?
Streetcar Named Desire
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Breakfast at Tiffany's

3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?
Everything was very good just as it was.

4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon?
I especially liked the list of posts from bloggers.

5. How many books did you read?
17 (many of these I started earlier in the week)

6. What were the names of the books you read?
Goodbye, Mr. Chips; Breakfast at Tiffany's; Member of the Wedding; Death in Venice; Joey Fly, Private Eye; Tales from Outer Suburbia; The Great Fire; Years of Dust; The Black Pearl; Amelia's Notebook; Boyology; The Upstairs Room; The Old Man and the Sea; That Night; Poetry in Motion; Streetcar Named Desire; Afternoon of the Elves

7. Which book did you enjoy most?
Streetcar Named Desire

8. Which did you enjoy least?
I liked all of them.

9. If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders?

10. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time?
Reader, most likely.


  1. What an awesome list of books with those classics sprinkled in! You've done a great job! Congratulations!

  2. Yea...great job. You finished so many books. Now for some much deserved rest...

  3. 17 books!! Holy cow. You must be the read-a-thon champion! :D

  4. You read a lot of books!!

    Great job!

  5. Wow, 17 books. That's wonderful.

  6. Amazing accomplishment! My eyes don't even last nearly that long! Congratulations!

  7. Congratulations on completing the read-a-thon! You did great!

  8. Wow, you got a lot of reading done - great job! :) Breakfast at Tiffany's is an excellent book and good suggestion for the 'thon.

  9. 17 books! you rock!
    sounds like you did great. thanks for stopping by my blog :O)

  10. Very productive!! I have "Breakfast at Tiffany's" in my TBR pile--will have to read that soon!

  11. Wow, that's a lot of books! Congrats on a great read-a-thon!

  12. Wow you read a lot of books.

  13. That's a great list of books. Street Car is great isn't it? I also want to thank you for the book.

  14. You did great! Congratulations on finishing!

  15. Job well done! Hope you have recovered! ;o)


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