Wednesday, December 11, 2013

End of the Year 2013 Readathon Cram Progress

Day 1 December 9th
It was a slow day, but I hope to get more done today. 
pg 98 to pg 111 8:47 to 9:29
pg 111 to pg 120 10:47 to 10:57

Pages Read: 22
Time Read: 52 minutes

Day 2 December 10th
Teaser Challenge is hosted by Book Loving Hippo. The Challenge is to post two sentences from the current book. 

"Jack and the white witch took off in the sleigh, and in the blink of an eye they were in the woods behind the sledding hill. Jack had been in these woods many times, but they had never been like this." ~ Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu

pg 120 to pg 132 10:26 to 10:41 pm

Pages Read: 12
Time Read: 15 minutes
Total Pages Read: 34
Total Time Read: 1 hour 7 minutes

Day 3 December 11
pg 132 to pg 147 7:32 to 7:55
pg 147 to pg 163 10:49 to 11:05

Pages Read: 31
Time Read: 39
Total Pages Read: 65
Total Time Read: 1 hour 46 minutes

Day 4 December 12
pg 163 to pg 191 3:42 to 4:20
pg 191 to pg 193 5:31 to 5:34
pg 193 to pg 199 10:26 to 10:34
pg 199 to pg 211 10:37 to 10:50

Pages Read: 48
Time Read: 1 hour 2 minutes
Total Pages Read: 113
Total Time Read: 2 hours 48 minutes

Day 5 December 13
I didn't do any reading today and I really don't know why. I didn't read a single page today. Today's Challenge is My Favorite Book to Movie of 2013. 2013 had so many good books to movies. I really have a hard time picking a clear winner. I'm going to have to pick: 
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. 

The Mortal Instruments Series has become one of my favorite series of this year. I think the movie did a great job following the book. I also loved Lily Collins as Clary and Jamie Bower as Jace. What is your favorite book to movie of 2013?

This challenge was hosted by Falling for YA

Day 6 December 14
pg 211 to pg 285 10:26 to 12:15
pg 285 to pg 312 12:54 to 1:24 (finished Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu)

pg 0 to pg 7 6:51 to 6:57
pg 7 to pg 9 7:35 to 7:41

Pages Read: 110
Time Read: 2 hours 31 minutes
Total Pages Read: 214
Total Time Read: 5 hours 19 minutes

Today's Challenge is hosted by Book Briefs. The challenge is to recommend a book for each season.

A book for a snowy day
Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu is a retelling of the Snow Queen. I think it is fitting for this challenge seeing as I just finished the book. The cover is beautiful and the story is imaginative. This book transported me into a whole new world. I think it would be a great book to cuddle with on a cold winter day. If only I didn't have to face the cold to go to class. 

A book for a rainy day
I have to recommend Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah. This book is all about love and friendship and two girls that live a lifetime together. I think this would be a great book to snuggle up with when it is rainy and dreary outside. This was definitely one of my favorite books of 2013. I fell in love with the characters and would love for it to be a more widely read book. 

A book for a Beach Day
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins was by far one of the best romance novels I have read this year. When I'm reading by the pool I want a book that is light and fun. I think Anna and the French Kiss had just the right amount of series parts to make it believable, but it was also such a fun read. 

A book for a Spooky Night
I don't really think this book is scary, but it definitely has a lot of action and adventure to be a wild ride. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare is a character driven book set in a beautiful, vivid world. If you need anymore reason to read this novel it was also made into a movie this year. Go get your hands on a copy. 

Day 7 December 15
pg 9 to pg 28 8:16 to 8:51
pg 28 to pg 40 10:59 to 11:29

Pages Read: 31
Time Read: 1 hour 5 minute
Total Pages Read: 245
Total Time Read: 6 hours 24 minutes

Day 8 December 16
pg 40 to pg 46 10:17 to 10:35 am
pg 46 to pg 52 10:48 to 11:01
pg 52 to pg 59 11:58 to 12:11
pg 59 to pg 67 12:13 to 12:27
pg 67 to pg 69 4:09 to 4:12
pg 69 to pg 84 8:53 to 9:17

Pages Read: 44
Time Read: 1 hour 25 minutes
Total Pages Read: 289 
Total Time Read: 7 hours 49 minutes

Day 9 December 17th
pg 84 to pg 108 1:13 to 1:52
pg 108 to pg 126 1:54 to 2:26

Pages Read: 42
Time Read: 1 hour 11 minutes
Total Pages Read: 331
Total Time Read: 8 hours

Day 10 December 18th
pg 126 to pg 132 8:01 to 8:11
pg 132 to pg 133 7:25 to 7:27
pg 133 to pg 148 10:01 to 10:22

Pages Read: 22
Time Read: 33 minutes
Total Pages Read: 353
Total Time Read: 8 hours 33 minutes

Day 11 December 19th
pg 148 to pg 172 3:22 to 3:51
pg 172 to pg 184 3:56 to 4:18
pg 184 to pg 190 6:48 to 7:00
pg 190 to pg 204 8:27 to 8:54

Pages Read: 56
Time Read: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Pages Read: 409
Total Time Read: 10 hours 3 minutes

Day 12 December 20th
pg 204 to pg 210 9:10 to 9:19
pg 210 to pg 228 9:23 to 9:57

Pages Read: 24
Time Read: 43 minutes
Total Pages Read: 433
Total Time Read: 10 hours 46 minutes

Day 13 December 21st
pg 228 to pg 251 9:30 to 10:01
pg 251 to pg 259 11:34 to 11:50
pg 259 to pg 260 12:56 to 12:58
pg 260 to pg 275 3:24 to 3:53
pg 275 to pg 298 4:17 to 4:53
pg 298 to pg 313 5:09 to 5:31
pg 313 to pg 329 5:41 to 6:05

Pages Read: 101
Time Read: 2 hours 40 minutes
Total Pages Read: 534
Total Time Read: 13 hours 26 minutes
Day 14 December 22nd
We had family Christmas this day so I didn't get a single page read. 


  1. Great teaser, is this a retelling of Hansel and Gretel?

    Here's my teasers at Bookmunchies (:

    1. It's a retelling of the Snow Queen. I'm super excited to get to that part of the story.

  2. I love that you put how many pages you've read and how much time you spent reading! Although for me this might be a bit scary some days ;D

    Cathy x

    1. It is a bit scary how little I read yesterday and today hasn't been any better. I hope that I'm able to get more reading done on Friday after I finish up with my finals.


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