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HBC READATHONS 2018 - ON HOLD > THREE - 2015 - Readathon Six Date: December 5th, 2015 - 4PM - 8PM - Check-In - CHECKPOINT THREE - THIRD CHECK IN

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message 1: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Dec 05, 2015 03:46AM) (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
2015 - Readathon Six Date: December 5th, 2015 - 4PM - 8PM - THIS IS CHECK IN THREE

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

Let us know the following:

Name of Book and Author:
Genre:
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:
Did you complete any books:
What time zone are you in and where are you located.

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 shelfs 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 (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
Remember folks this is the check in for anybody reading during the hours of 4PM until 8PM on December 5th, 2015 (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 3. But for the check in to count - you must post between the hours of 4PM to 8PM 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 and CHECKPOINT you must post on. THIS IS CHECKPOINT 3

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 | 44200 comments Mod
Folks everytime we do this we always find folks who want to participate but fail to join and set up their shelves properly so that they can get full credit:

You must join!

Very important:

How To Join In: - Go here first: https://www.goodreads.com/challenges/...

Click on the title at the top - The HBC Readathons. Please then join by simply signing in at the bottom and say how many books you plan to read for one or more of the readathon dates - there will be six readathon dates throughout each year; then create your own personal shelf to add the books which you would like to tackle during one readathon or more readathons. That is all there is to it and goodreads will keep track. Become your own marathoner in reading books on the readathon dates and we will keep track of your progress in terms of titles of books, number of books, number of pages, and different genres. Give it a whirl and see how much reading you can get done and take a stab at that big "to be read" pile of books that we all have.

Note: Don't forget to set up your shelf first and then add the name of that shelf here when setting up the challenge for your readathon.

And here are some links to the Readathon folder which will be updated:

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 4: by Samanta (last edited Dec 05, 2015 11:03AM) (new)

Samanta   (almacubana) Letters from Mexico by Hernán Cortés by Hernán Cortés Hernán Cortés

Genre or genres: Non - fiction, history
Start Page: 199
Finish Page for this checkpoint: 264
Total Pages Read: 65
How much time did you read during this block of time: 2 hours 45 min
Location: Zagreb, Croatia, CEST
Books Complete: 1
What were they?

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


message 5: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
Samanta - as usual you are out in front and cruising. Awesome.
Go Croatia



message 6: by Karen (last edited Dec 06, 2015 05:08AM) (new)

Karen (karinlib) Checking in, and continuing:
A Brief History of Central America by Héctor Pérez-Brignoli by Héctor Pérez-Brignoli (no photo)

Genre: History/Latin America
Start page:120
End page: 224
checkpoint time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Total pages read: 104
Total pages read for all checkpoints: 224
Total hours read this checkpoint: 2.5 hours
Total Books Read:1
Location: Southeastern PA, EST
Book completed
A Brief History of Central America by Héctor Pérez-Brignoli by Héctor Pérez-Brignoli(no photo)
Checking out


message 7: by Teri (last edited Dec 05, 2015 06:02PM) (new)

Teri (teriboop) The Hangman's Daughter (The Hangman's Daughter, #1) by Oliver Pötzsch by Oliver Pötzsch Oliver Pötzsch
Genre: Historical Fiction
Start page: 354
Finish page: 434
Total pages: 80

One Man Against the World The Tragedy of Richard Nixon by Tim Weiner by Tim Weiner Tim Weiner
Genre: Non-Fiction
Start page: 280
Finish page: 282
Total pages: 2

Time spent: 3 hours
Location & TZ: Helotes, TX, USA, CST
Completed book(s) Y/N: Y
The Hangman's Daughter (The Hangman's Daughter, #1) by Oliver Pötzsch by Oliver Pötzsch Oliver Pötzsch


message 8: by Helga (last edited Dec 05, 2015 06:11PM) (new)

Helga Cohen (hcohen) | 591 comments Checking in.
One Man Against the World The Tragedy of Richard Nixon by Tim Weiner by Tim Weiner Tim Weiner
Genre History, Non-fiction
Start 280-369
Total pages 89 pages
Total time 2 hours
Location EST, SC
Completed book: Y


message 9: by Samanta (new)

Samanta   (almacubana) Karen wrote: "Checking in, and continuing:
A Brief History of Central America by Héctor Pérez-Brignoli (no photo)

Genre: History/Latin America
Start page:120
End page:
checkpoint..."


Karen, you accidentally put the link to the book instead of the book cover. Can you, please, fix it? Tnx.


message 10: by Francie (last edited Dec 05, 2015 05:05PM) (new)

Francie Grice I'm back! Checking in:

Encounters at the Heart of the World

Encounters at the Heart of the World A History of the Mandan People by Elizabeth A. Fenn by Elizabeth A. Fenn (no photo)
Genre or genres: Native American History
Start Page: 290
Finish Page for this checkpoint: 337
Total Pages Read: 47
How much time did you read during this block of time: 1.5 hours
Location: Warner Robins, Georgia, EST
Books Complete: Two
What were they?

Soldat Reflections of a German Soldier, 1936-1949 by Siegfried Knappe by Siegfried Knappe (no photo)

Encounters at the Heart of the World A History of the Mandan People by Elizabeth A. Fenn by Elizabeth A. Fenn (no photo)


message 11: by Gyoza (last edited Dec 05, 2015 09:46PM) (new)

Gyoza | 240 comments Checking in for the first time.

I'm reading Journal d'un curé de campagne by Georges Bernanos by Georges Bernanos Georges Bernanos

Start Page: 162
Finish Page for this checkpoint: 191
Final Tally: 29 pages
Total Time Reading: 2 hours
Genres: Fiction, Early 20th Century Literature
Total Checkpoints Utilised: 1
Total Number of Books Competed: 0
Total Number of Books in Progress - 1
Location: Atlanta, GA EST


message 12: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
Welcome back everyone - you are all doing very well. I will give a shout out to all of you individually as we go along.


message 13: by Christopher (new)

Christopher (skitch41) | 158 comments Back from my nap and ready to finish my next book before dinner. Here are the vital details:

Name of Book and Author: The Conquering Tide War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 by Ian W. Toll by Ian W. Toll Ian W. Toll
Genre or genres: History/World War II
Start page: 500
Finish page:
Total number of Pages Read: 163 pages
How much time did you read during this block of time: Approx. 3 hours, 21 mins.
How much time did you read in total: Approx. 6 hours, 1 minute.
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; Pauline Perspectives Essays on Paul, 1978-2013 by N.T. Wright by N.T. Wright N.T. Wright.


message 14: by Karen (new)

Karen (karinlib) Samanta wrote: "Karen wrote: "Checking in, and continuing:
A Brief History of Central America by Héctor Pérez-Brignoli (no photo)

Genre: History/Latin America
Start page:120
End pag..."


Thanks Samanta!


message 15: by Karen (last edited Dec 05, 2015 05:08PM) (new)

Karen (karinlib) Checking out, please see message 6.


message 16: by Francie (last edited Dec 05, 2015 05:07PM) (new)

Francie Grice Checked out (see message 10)


message 17: by Donna (new)

Donna (drspoon) Payment in Blood (Inspector Lynley, #2) by Elizabeth George by Elizabeth George Elizabeth George
Genre: Crime Fiction
Start page: 1
End page: 27
Total pages read: 27
Minutes read: 45
Books finished: 1
Books in progress: 1
Checking in from Pennsylvania, USA, EST


message 18: by Kristen (last edited Dec 05, 2015 08:06PM) (new)

Kristen | 66 comments Checking in late having been out all day and skipping checkpoint two.

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

Genre: Classics
Pages read: page 158 to 180
Time read: 1 hour
Pages read: 22 pages
Book completed? no
Location: Camano Island, WA - Pacific Daylight Time


message 19: by Teri (new)

Teri (teriboop) Checked out - msg 7.


message 20: by Michele (last edited Dec 05, 2015 06:50PM) (new)

Michele (micheleevansito) | 1050 comments Checking in:

Masters of the Air

Masters of the Air America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany by Donald L. Miller by Donald L. Miller Donald L. Miller

Genre: Non-Fiction, History, WII, American Aerial operations
Start Page: 1
Finish Page: 31
Total Pages Read: 31
How much time spent reading: 45 min.
Location: Southern California, Pacific Time Zone
Books Completed: 1
Magna Carta The Birth of Liberty by Dan Jones by Dan Jones Dan Jones


message 21: by Christopher (new)

Christopher (skitch41) | 158 comments I just finished my third book, but I don't have time to post the review right now and I may not read any more during this time period. If that is the case, I will see you all in the next check in. For now here are the details:

Name of Book and Author: The Conquering Tide War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 by Ian W. Toll by Ian W. Toll Ian W. Toll
Genre or genres: History/World War II
Start page: 500
Finish page: 543
Total number of Pages Read: 206 pages
How much time did you read during this block of time: Approx. 1, 30 mins.
How much time did you read in total: Approx. 7 hours, 31 minute.
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; Pauline Perspectives Essays on Paul, 1978-2013 by N.T. Wright by N.T. Wright N.T. Wright; The Conquering Tide War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 by Ian W. Toll by Ian W. Toll Ian W. Toll.


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Michele (micheleevansito) | 1050 comments checking out: please see message 20


message 23: by Kristen (new)

Kristen | 66 comments Checking out - msg 18


message 24: by Vicki, Assisting Moderator - Ancient Roman History (new)

Vicki Cline | 3833 comments Mod
Idiopathy by Sam Byers by Sam Byers (no photo)
Genre: Fiction
Pages read: 187-287
Number of pages: 100
Time frame: 4:55-6:00, 7:35-8:00
Reading time: 1 hr 30 min
Location: California, PST
Books completed: 0


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