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Sunday, 2 February 2014


Extra Duty Post 
covering Read-a-Thon wrap-up,

Musing Mondays on what I've been reading !
My final wrap up post for 
Winter's Respite Read-a-thon 
at Michelle's
A Winter's Respite Read-a-Thon
Have had a busy week writing material for some local 
human rights issues,
then back to the books to keep up my read-a-thon motivation.
Once I commit, I'm into my own 'want to read' stash 
or books for review - which, of course, is great.  
And definitely greater results than randomness for me.
As a result I've completed 1129 book pages this week.
{Don't ask how many dishes washed though} 
I'm very pleased Michelle has begun a 4th year of hosting 
her Seasons of Reading read-a-thons.
She excels at it.  Thank you , Michelle!
Here is my final wrap up post ~
Final Winter's Respite Read-a-thon Update :

Total books Read:    4 + 35% of one novel +
                        1 daily reading of 1-2 page meditation

  Total Pages Read: 320 for first book
                        352 for 2nd book

                           8 pages of daily read
                        107 pages of Rosamanti
                       342 pages of Pardonable Lies
                      1129  Total pages read Jan 27 - Feb 2.2014

  Books Read : The Headmistress of Rosemere
                 - Sarah E Ladd
                Shadowed by Grace
                 - Cara Putman

                Reflections for Ragamuffins
                 - Brennan Manning

                Rosamanti - portion 35%
                 - Noelle Clark 

                Pardonable Lies 
                 - Jacqueline Winspear
  Pages Read since last update: 128 today = 1129 pages read total !


For great Read-a-Thon challenges connect with Michelle


Currently Reading?
Yep - another mystery.  
It's what works well with my brain I guess!
Always love challenges to thinking...
Plus, a real fan of Hamish Macbeth in this #10 
of MC Beaton's series .
{See all my reviews linked in Book Review tab above}

And as I've just completed the Read-a-thon, 
not sure what I'll leap into
following this audiobook choice . . .
Always something to grab my attention!
Plus a creative WIP is my
ELUSIVE HOPE Pinterest Board 
of the novel by MaryLu Tyndall 
- swashbuckling pirate author extraordinaire !!
How about you?  
What are you reading this 1st February Monday? 

Join more book fans at 
Sheila's Book Journey to link your reading.



Maree said...

I haven't read any M C Beaton, but I've heard of Hamish McBeth. Happy reading!

Greg said...

Great job on the readathon, that's awesome. I hope to join in another of Michelle's later this year, they're a lot of fun. Happy reading!

gautami tripathy said...

You did awesome reading. Here is to more reading for you....

Here is my post.

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

That's a lot of pages in one week! Congratulations!

Here's my It's Monday!

Kathy Martin said...

While I like mysteries, I have never read anything by M. C. Beaton. I'll have to add that author to my list. Come see my Monday Report here. Happy reading!

Leydy said...

You had an amazing read. I hope you enjoy your books this week!

Check out what we are reading this week.

Leydy @OUaT & RCE

Mystica said...

That is an amazing amount of reading! enjoy the week and thanks for visiting my blog.

Laura at Library of Clean Reads said...

Wow! You did great with your read-a-thon. I'm reading Shadowed by Grace right now and enjoying it.

Michelle Stockard Miller said...

Wow! That's a lot of pages read. Great job! And thanks for the shout out. It's still hard to believe it has been four years since I started hosting them.

Hope to see you in the Spring for the next one. =O)

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