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HBC READATHONS 2018 - ON HOLD > FIVE - 2015 - Readathon Six Date: December 5th, 2015 - Midnight - 4AM (December 6th) - Check-In - CHECKPOINT FIVE - FIFTH CHECK IN

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message 1: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Dec 05, 2015 04:14AM) (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
2015 - Readathon Six Date: December 5th, 2015 - Midnight to 4AM Check-In (December 6th) - THIS IS CHECK IN FIVE

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.
Did you complete any books - name the completed books and authors and citations
What time zone are you in and location:

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 (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
Remember folks this is the check in for anybody reading during the hours of Midnight (December 5th) until 4AM on December 6th, 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 FIVE. But for the check in to count - you must post between the hours of Midnight on December 5th to 4AM on December 6th in the time zone that you are in. This is the Checkpoint for those hours on December 5th into December 6th. To get credit for these hours this is the thread you must post on. This is Checkpoint FIVE.

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 06:37PM) (new)

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

Genre or genres: Non - fiction, history
Start Page: 338
Finish Page for this checkpoint: 448
Total Pages Read: 100
How much time did you read during this block of time: 2 hours 50 min
Location: Zagreb, Croatia, CEST
Books Complete: 2
What were they?

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

Letters from Mexico by Hernán Cortés by Hernán Cortés Hernán Cortés


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

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
Samanta way to go.


message 6: by Samanta (new)

Samanta   (almacubana) It's so hard! I can barely keep my eyes open and I have only 68 pages left of this accursed book. :D


message 7: by Teri (last edited Dec 05, 2015 11:15PM) (new)

Teri (teriboop) Christmas Bells by Jennifer Chiaverini by Jennifer Chiaverini Jennifer Chiaverini
Genre: Historical Fiction
Start page: 1
Finish page: 12
Total pages: 12
Time spent: 1 hour
Location & TZ: Helotes, TX, USA, CST
Completed book(s) Y/N: N


message 8: by Teri (new)

Teri (teriboop) Checking out above.


message 9: by Christopher (new)

Christopher (skitch41) | 158 comments After short hot cocoa and Saturday Night Live break, it's back to the wars for me:

Name of Book and Author: Kissinger Vol 1 The Idealist, 1923-1968 by Niall Ferguson by Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson
Genre or genres: Biography/Cold War History
Start page: 821
Finish page:
Total number of Pages Read: 296 pages
How much time did you read during this block of time: 0 minutes.
How much time did you read in total: Approx. 10 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; 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.


message 10: by Christopher (new)

Christopher (skitch41) | 158 comments I just finished my fourth book and considering that that is all I needed to meet my overall Readathon goal and because I have no other plans to complete another book before the end of this Readathon, I think this is where I will be checking out for good. Thanks for organizing these Bentley and good luck to everyone else who is trying to go the full 24 hours. Here are my final details, which I will also be posting in the final check out section:

Name of Book and Author: Kissinger Vol 1 The Idealist, 1923-1968 by Niall Ferguson by Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson
Genre or genres: Biography/Cold War History
Start page: 821
Finish page: 879
Total number of Pages Read: 354 pages
How much time did you read during this block of time: 0 minutes.
How much time did you read in total: Approx. 13 hours, 30 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; 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; and Kissinger Vol 1 The Idealist, 1923-1968 by Niall Ferguson by Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson.


message 11: by Samanta (new)

Samanta   (almacubana) Hey Christopher, just write down how many minutes you've read in this block.


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