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HBC READATHONS 2018 - ON HOLD > ONE - START HERE - 2015 - Readathon Six Date: December 5th, 2015 - 8AM to Noon - Check-In - CHECKPOINT ONE - FIRST CHECK IN

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message 1: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Dec 05, 2015 03:16AM) (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
2015 - Readathon Six Date: December 5th, 2015 - 8AM to NOON - Check-In - THIS IS CHECK-IN ONE

Please let us know who is reading during these this period of time.

Let us know the following:

Name of Book and Author or books and authors:

Genre or genres:

Number of Pages Read - Start Page and Finish Page for this four hour period.

Don't forget the proper citation - just do the best you can and we will assist you.

How much time did you read during this block of time:

Also, your location in the world and timezone

Did you complete any books during this time frame and what were they?

So for example:

The Jewel in the Crown by Paul Scott
The Jewel in the Crown (The Raj Quartet, #1) by Paul Scott by Paul Scott Paul Scott - Genre: Historical Fiction - pages start 1 - finish 80

If you finished a book - let us know that too and make sure to get it added to your readathon shelf so you can get credit for it. If it is added properly it will show up on your shelf. You have to make sure to have selected a readathon shelf and when you are done with the first book for your readathon - make sure to add the completed date and that the book is read versus currently reading.

It will show up on your shelf if you have done this properly.

Remember wherever you are you can participate in the readathon.

And if you only have one hour or four hours or plan to do this for the entire 24 hour period taking of course breaks for eating and sleeping - you can join for however long you want to read. We want to keep track of the books completed, the books started, the books in progress, the number of pages read by all, and the different genres. Great fun and this is only the fifth readathon - we will use the same readathon challenge for all of them so you can see your readathon shelves grow.

Additionally these books that you complete on the readathon can be added to other shelves for the Japan or India challenge or the 2015 50 Books Challenge or the goodreads yearly challenge - the sky is the limit. Any genre is welcome.


message 2: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Apr 22, 2016 09:11PM) (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Remember folks this is the check in for anybody reading during the hours of 8AM until Noon on December 5th (wherever in the world you are - use your time zone). If you want to get credit for any reading done during these four hours you must check in on this thread - Checkpoint 1. But for the check in to count - you must post between the hours of 8AM to Noon on December 5th in the time zone that you are in. This is the Checkpoint for those hours on December 5th. To get credit for these hours this is the thread you must post on

REMEMBER AT LEAST ONE CHECK-IN MUST REFLECT THE FOLLOWING TO BE COUNTED IN THE READATHON AND OF COURSE YOU MUST CHECK-OUT AT THE END.

Make sure to answer the following:

Name of Book and Author or books and authors:

Genre or genres:

Number of Pages Read - Start Page and Finish Page for this four hour period.

Don't forget the proper citation - just do the best you can and we will assist you.

How much time did you read during this block of time:

Did you complete any books during this time frame and what were they?

Also, your location in the world and timezone



message 3: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
We are open


message 4: by Samanta (last edited Apr 22, 2016 10:27PM) (new)

Samanta   (almacubana) Hello from Croatia. :)

Continuing with:

Letters from Mexico by Hernán Cortés by Hernán Cortés Hernán Cortés

Genre or genres: Non - fiction, history
Start Page: 151
Finish Page for this checkpoint: 184
Total Pages Read: 33
How much time did you read during this block of time: 1:05
Location: Zagreb, Croatia, CEST
Books Complete: 0 so far
What were they? None so far

Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1) by Jamie McGuire by Jamie McGuire Jamie McGuire

Genre or genres: YA romance
Start Page: 151
Finish Page for this checkpoint: 192
Total Pages Read: 41
How much time did you read during this block of time: 1:10
Location: Zagreb, Croatia, CEST
Books Complete: 0 so far
What were they? None so far


message 5: by Karen (last edited Dec 06, 2015 05:07AM) (new)

Karen (karinlib) Good Morning from Valley Forge, PA, checking in.

A Brief History of Central America by Héctor Pérez-Brignoli by Héctor Pérez-Brignoli (no photo)

Genre: History/Latin America
Start page: 1
End page 75
checkpoint time 8:00AM - Noon
Total pages read 75
Total hours read 2 hours
Total Books Read:0
Location: Southeastern PA, EST

Checking out.


message 6: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
WELCOME to wonderful Croatia and Samanta-

You are off to a great start.


message 7: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Good Morning from the beautiful state of Pennsylvania - Karen - we are glad to have you with us.


message 8: by Teri (last edited Dec 05, 2015 10:03AM) (new)

Teri (teriboop) Checking in from a chilly San Antonio

The Hangman's Daughter (The Hangman's Daughter, #1) by Oliver Pötzsch by Oliver Pötzsch Oliver Pötzsch
Genre: Historical Fiction
Start page: 141
Finish page: 239
Total pages: 98
Time spent: 3 hours
Location & TZ: Helotes, TX, USA, CST
Completed book(s) Y/N: N


message 9: by CandyBeans (last edited Dec 05, 2015 11:17AM) (new)

CandyBeans | 87 comments Why Buddha Touched the Earth Zen Paganism for the 21st Century by Tom Swiss by Tom Swiss Tom Swiss
Genre: Religion
Start Page: 50
Finish Page: 95
Pages Read: 45
Time Read: 1 hour
Location: Baltimore, MD EST

Edited to check out.


message 10: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Terrific Teri - we are glad to have you checking in from the Lone Star State and you are off to a great start.


message 11: by Francie (last edited Dec 05, 2015 09:08AM) (new)

Francie Grice Hi, all. Checking in.

Soldat

Soldat Reflections of a German Soldier, 1936-1949 by Siegfried Knappe by Siegfried Knappe (no photo)
Genre or genres: WWII History
Start Page: 329
Finish Page for this checkpoint: 414
Total Pages Read: 85
How much time did you read during this block of time: 2 hours, 45 minutes
Location: Warner Robins, Georgia, EST
Books Complete: 1
What were they?
Soldat Reflections of a German Soldier, 1936-1949 by Siegfried Knappe by Siegfried Knappe (no photo)


message 12: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca (iowareader) | 129 comments Yes!! A readathon! Just the excuse I was looking for. Checking in from Iowa.

Jerusalem: The Biography
Jerusalem The Biography by Simon Sebag Montefiore by Simon Sebag Montefiore Simon Sebag Montefiore
Genre: History -Middle East
Start page: ? Kindle loc 6393 of 16710
Time Read: 9:48 -
Location: Coralville Iowa, CST


message 13: by Donna (last edited Dec 05, 2015 08:04AM) (new)

Donna (drspoon) Hello fellow readers.

The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith by Robert Galbraith Robert Galbraith
Genre: Fiction/Mystery
Start page: 364
End page: 455
Pages read: 91
Minutes read: 90
Books completed: 1
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith by Robert Galbraith Robert Galbraith
Pennsylvania, USA, EST


message 14: by Vicki, Assisting Moderator - Ancient Roman History (last edited Dec 05, 2015 12:16PM) (new)

Vicki Cline | 3822 comments Mod
Checking in from Berkeley, California, now checking out.

Idiopathy by Sam Byers by Sam Byers (no photo)
Genre: Fiction
Pages read: 1-86
Number of pages: 86
Time frame: 8:15-9:45, 11:00-12:00
Reading time: 2 hrs 30 min
Location: California, PST
Books completed: 0


message 15: by Christopher (new)

Christopher (skitch41) | 158 comments Checking in from Southern California! Let the reading madness commence!


message 16: by Kristen (last edited Dec 05, 2015 05:59PM) (new)

Kristen | 66 comments Checking in from Camano Island, WA.

Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Genre: Classics
Pages read: page 132 to 158
Time read: 1 hour
Pages read: 26 pgs
Book completed? no
Location: Camano Island, WA - Pacific Daylight Time


message 17: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Welcome Kristen from beautiful Camano Island in the great state of Washington.


message 18: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Welcome Christopher - you are beginning another golden journey through your books from Sunny California.


message 19: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Vicky - from Berkeley, California - hello


message 20: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Donna from the proud state of Pennsylvania with its illustrious past - hello


message 21: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Becky how are things in the state of Iowa this fine day - things are really kicking up a storm politically out there - I am sure you are glad that you are finding some time to just do a deep dive into your selected reading material


message 22: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Francie welcome from the great state of Georgia


message 23: by Karen (new)

Karen (karinlib) Checking out, please see message 5


message 24: by Francie (last edited Dec 05, 2015 09:12AM) (new)

Francie Grice Checked out (see message 11)


message 25: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Thank you gals.


message 26: by Christopher (new)

Christopher (skitch41) | 158 comments Finished my first book of the day!

Name of Book and Author: One Man Against the World The Tragedy of Richard Nixon by Tim Weiner by Tim Weiner Tim Weiner

Genre or genres: History, biography

Start and finish pages: Pp. 280-317

Total number of Pages Read: 37 pages

How much time did you read during this block of time: 1 hour, 39 minutes.

Location & Time Zone: Southern California, PST.

Completed books: One Man Against the World The Tragedy of Richard Nixon by Tim Weiner by Tim Weiner Tim Weiner.


message 27: by Jill (new)

Jill Hutchinson (bucs1960) I got started late but am on my way!!!

Fooling Houdini Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind by Alex Stone by Alex Stone Alex Stone

Genre: Magic
Start page: 1
Finish page: 70
Number of pages read: 70
Reading time: 1 hr. 30 min.
Location: WV, USA, EST
Books completed: 0


message 28: by Teri (new)

Teri (teriboop) Checked out - see msg 8.


message 29: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Thanks Teri


message 30: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Ok welcome Jill from West Virginia


message 31: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Great Christopher


message 32: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
The Republic by Plato

The Republic by Plato by Plato Plato

Genre or genres: Philosophy
Start Page: 45 - Book One - Prelude, etc
Finish Page for this checkpoint: no progress
Total Pages Read: (Still going) - Audio but will translate to pages - 45
How much time did you read during this block of time: administrating and listening and typing all at the same time - so hard to say - but elapsed time - no time - tried for a couple of minutes but moderating
Location: Metro NYC - Eastern Standard Time
Books Complete: 0 so far
What were they? None so far


message 33: by Michele (last edited Dec 05, 2015 11:40AM) (new)

Michele (micheleevansito) | 1043 comments Magna Carta : The Birth of Liberty

Magna Carta The Birth of Liberty by Dan Jones by Dan Jones Dan Jones

Genre: Non-Fiction, History
Start Page: 11
Finish Page: 94
Total Pages Read: 83
How much time spent reading: 1 hour
Location: Southern California, Pacific Time Zone
Books Completed: 0

Checking in a little late!


message 34: by Michele (new)

Michele (micheleevansito) | 1043 comments Checking out: see message 33


message 35: by Christopher (new)

Christopher (skitch41) | 158 comments I'm checking out of this time set. Here is the progress I've made since finishing my previous book. I'm going to eat a little lunch and see you all in the next check in.

Name of Book and Author: Pauline Perspectives Essays on Paul, 1978-2013 by N.T. Wright by N.T. Wright N.T. Wright.

Genre or genres: Religion/New Testament

Start and finish pages: Pp. 510-554

Total number of Pages Read: 81 pages

How much time did you read during this block of time: Approximately 3 hours, 40 minutes.

Location & Time Zone: Southern California, PST.

Completed books: One Man Against the World The Tragedy of Richard Nixon by Tim Weiner by Tim Weiner Tim Weiner.


message 36: by Vicki, Assisting Moderator - Ancient Roman History (new)

Vicki Cline | 3822 comments Mod
Checked out in message 14.


message 37: by Helga (last edited Dec 05, 2015 07:00PM) (new)

Helga Cohen (hcohen) | 591 comments Check point 1.
Encounters at the Heart of the World A History of the Mandan People by Elizabeth A. Fenn by Elizabeth A. Fenn (no photo)
Genre: history, non- fiction
Start page 140-200
Pages read 60
Time reading 2 hours
Location EST, SC


message 38: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
Helga you are back - wonderful to see you. Fix the citation when you get a chance - I think it was a error because I know you know how to do these.


message 39: by Helga (new)

Helga Cohen (hcohen) | 591 comments Thanks. I enjoy the read-a-thon and history book club immensely. Thanks for leading us.


message 40: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44168 comments Mod
You are welcome Helga


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