09 October 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Hour 14 of #readathon and under the covers

I kicked some butt this hour. And some indies have sent me free short stories (thanks, guys! I’ll need those to keep from zonking out tonight! Mwah Mwah Mwah!) So, quickly…

The next challenge is from Reading At The Beach and she says to Name 2 books that had a cover that you loved and/or a blurb that sounded really good, but when you read the book it either had nothing to do with what was on the cover/blurb or was not as good as you thought it would be.

I have the opposite problem (yes, I always break the rules) and the first was Cattitude by Edie Ramer. The cover and description looked like something I would totally hate and while it the description was close, it wasn’t at all what I was expecting. The other is Calico Pennants by David Ross, the description doesn’t do it justice (I wonder if maybe the author didn’t write it – I dunno, just TOTALLY not what I expected, it was REALLY good).

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Title of book(s) current reading: October Breezes by Maria Hooley
Title of book(s) finished so far: Let’s Do Lunch by KA Jordan, Candy Wars by RG Cordiner, Calico Pennants by David Ross
Number of books read since you started: 3
Kindle locations read since last update: 711
Kindle locations read so far this challenge: 7990
Amount of time spent reading since last update: 50 minutes
Running total of time spent reading since you started: 8 hours 35 minutes
Mini-challenges completed: 12
Other participants you’ve visited: a whole bunch of people who tweeted and some BO friends
Prizes I’ve won: Amazing Commenter

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3 Responses to “Hour 14 of #readathon and under the covers”

  1. Shaunesay 9 October 2010 at 8:36 pm Permalink

    Hey there! You’re doing much better than me, I just can’t seem to settle down and get any serious reading done, but that’s okay, I’m still having a good time! Congrats on your win! Keep up the good work!
    Shaunesay´s last blog post ..3 2 1 We have lift off!

  2. Susan Helene Gottfried 9 October 2010 at 8:54 pm Permalink

    Tell Shauney she’d have less problems if she’d read Trevor already. Sheesh.

    As for you, you’re rocking. But I knew you would.

    Consider yourself cheered on.
    Susan Helene Gottfried´s last blog post ..Musical Hanukkah Flashback 12

  3. The1stdaughter (Danielle) 9 October 2010 at 9:37 pm Permalink

    Keep up the great reading! You’re doing great! The Indies will no doubt help til late! :o)

    -Your friendly Read-a-thon Cheerer “Danielle” aka The1stdaughter from There’s A Book
    The1stdaughter (Danielle)´s last blog post ..Hodge Podge- Read-A-Thon Cheering Hear I Come!


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