Sunday, April 11, 2010

Read-A-Thon woes

Please don’t forget my two current giveaways: My 4th Blogiversary Giveaway ending April 24 and my Birthday Giveaway ending April 26!

I'm really sad I missed out on this read-a-thon! But it was my birthday and I knew right from the start that I couldn't possibly be around for the entire 24 hours. Plus, tomorrow is the first day of the new semester and I'd very much appreciate being wide awake! Also, I thought I would be busy with something, which fell through - and I only found out far, far too late *sigh*

But aw, what have I missed. After reading a few blog posts, I felt so sad I marked every RAT-post as read in my reader. I am so annoyed that I couldn't join in in any way (not long after my family left, our sweet neighbors came over and stayed - for for a quick visit for more than 2 hours!). All in all, it was a fun day with wonderful people, but I missed the whole atmosphere of the read-a-thon!

On the bright side, I'm participating in Jen's Detectives Around the World! I will be posting my review of Batya Gur's Literary Murder and some additional info on Thurday, so watch out for it!


  1. We missed you! Hope you had an excellent birthday!

  2. This was my first read-a-thon and I really enjoyed it. Admittedly, I napped through big chunks of it and thus missed a lot of challenges and whatnot, but it was still great fun to spend a whole day reading with a bunch of equally bookish people --even though we weren't in the same place or reading the same book.

    There's another read-a-thon in October and I hope to see you on the sign-up list :)

  3. Hope you had a fun birthday celebration!

    Diary of an Eccentric

  4. My birthday definitely was fun - I spent some quality time with my family and we had quite some fun... (Even though I had my last wisdom tooth extracted 5 days prior and couldn't eat everything I wanted to ;) )

    I'll be back on for October, though, that's for sure!!!