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Dewey’s Readathon


Opening Meme

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? – Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina 
2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? – War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? – Chocolate! My answer to this question is always the same 😀
4) Tell us a little something about yourself! – I’m Tanja, I’m 25 years old, I love books and this time I really feel prepared for this readathon.  I’m pretty sure I have the next 24 hours free, hopefully nothing will change 🙂
5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to? – I kept track of the last readathon on Tumblr because I was very close to deleting this blog, but I changed my mind and now I’m back here 🙂


Mid-Event Survey:

1. What are you reading right now? – What We Talk About When We Talk About Love – Raymond Carver
2. How many books have you read so far? – 2 books and 2 long poems
3. What book are you most looking forward to for the second half of the Read-a-thon? – The Glass Menagerie, if I have the time to read it
4. Have you had many interruptions? How did you deal with those? – No interruptions, other than sleep
5. What surprises you most about the Read-a-thon, so far? – I still haven’t eaten all of the chocolate, I’m usually done with all of my snacks long before hour 12

End of Event Survey

  1. Which hour was most daunting for you? – maybe hour 12, I fell asleep soon after
  2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year? – A Streetcar Named Desire and The Glass Menagerie
  3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next season? – Nah, it’s pretty good
  4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon? – I liked following other people’s progress on twitter
  5. How many books did you read? – 6
  6. What were the names of the books you read? – there’s a list right under this survey
  7. Which book did you enjoy most? – A Streecar Named Desire
  8. Which did you enjoy least? – What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
  9. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time? – I’m gonna participate as a reader for sure, I love this readathon 😀

Finished reading:

The War of the Worlds –   H.G. Wells

A Streetcar Named Desire – Tennessee Williams

Song of Myself – Walt Whitman

The Waste Land – T.S. Eliot

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love – Raymond Carver

The Glass Menagerie – Tennessee Williams



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