Still awake!

It’s Hour 5 of the FFP 24 Hour Readathon and I’m still awake! Most of us are — yay!

This is my first major break since the start of the Readathon, and I was reserving it for eating, but I realized I hadn’t posted yet, so here I am eating and blogging at the same time!

 


I’m reading for a charity: Kythe Foundation, which is an organization that aims to alleviate the lives of pediatric cancer patients. At work we’ve been collecting pledges for the Kythe kids’ wishes (from AFP Medical Center, QMMC, National Children’s Hospital, and another hospital in Tarlac). Last week we learned the Kythe volunteers need more books to read aloud to the kids, because they’ve been reading the same stories for a while now, so I decided on my Readathon pledge — I will donate 10 books to Kythe for every 100 pages I read.

So far I think I’ve paced myself well: 2 books (one full length) in five hours: 39 Clues #11: Vespers Rising by Rick Riordan, Peter Lerangis, Gordon Korman and Jude Watson; and The Insult and Curse book by Michelle Lovric.

Here’s my log so far:

At 318 pages, that’s 30 books to Kythe. My sister is pledging books on my reading, too, but she’s afraid to match my donation — we’ll see when I get home!!!

Oh, and I’ve also won two books from the hourly raffles:

Squee!

I’m rewarding myself with cake and my second cup of coffee:

Off to start my third book: Sweet Valley Confidential!

More later!!!

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PS: More updates on Facebook, Twitter (hashtag is #ffp24hourreadathon), and the blog.

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12 Responses to Still awake!

  1. damnvixen says:

    oh pray do tell where to get the latest sweet valley (ebook) :D

  2. Hi Blooey, such great progress indeed. I haven’t had a chance to read any of Rick Riordan’s books yet, although we have them as book prizes for our Whodunit Reading Challenge. How was the 39 clues? Looks like it’s truly something up my interest so far. Ok, back to reading now. =)

    • Sumthinblue says:

      Am not a Rick Riordan fan, but I did like his story arc for the 39 Clues. The series is quite exciting, lots of mysteries to solve and rip-roaring adventure!

  3. ella says:

    you are such a lucky girl Bloo for havin the Sweet Valley Confidential even if its in ebook, hopefully pag nagka budget ako bili ako hard copy. @damn vixen may kilala ako she sells ebooks online she also has sweet valley confidential

    • Sumthinblue says:

      I think the books might get here in May. Hahaha, I had several violent reactions to the book, but I’ll go buy a copy all the same.

  4. Saw you Blooey at Libreria last Friday night!

  5. ella says:

    Hi! May I ask how to put a badge from a blog to become a sidebar on your own blog? thanks

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