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HBC READATHONS 2018 - ON HOLD > SIX - 2015 - Readathon Six Date: December 5th, 2015 - 4AM (December 6th) until 8AM (December 6th) - FINISH TIME 8AM ON DECEMBER 6TH WHEREVER YOU ARE GLOBALLY) - Check-In - CHECKPOINT SIX - SIXTH AND LAST CHECK IN

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message 1: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Dec 05, 2015 04:30AM) (new)

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2015 - Readathon Six - Date: December 5th 2015 - 4AM until 8AM (December 6th) - FINISH TIME 8AM on December 6th WHEREVER YOU ARE GLOBALLY) - Check-In - THIS IS THE FINAL CHECK IN - CHECK IN AND CHECKPOINT SIX - THE LAST CHECK IN OF THE READATHON

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:

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 | 44207 comments Mod
Remember folks this is the check in for anybody reading during the hours of 4AM until 8AM 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 SIX. But for the check in to count - you must post between the hours of 4AM to 8AM on December 6th in the time zone that you are in. This is the Checkpoint for those hours on December 6th. To get credit for these hours this is the thread you must post on this check in. THIS IS CHECKPOINT SIX

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 | 44207 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 08:49PM) (new)

Samanta   (almacubana) Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell by Elizabeth Gaskell Elizabeth Gaskell

Genre or genres: Classic British Fiction
Start Page: 56
Finish Page for this checkpoint: 101
Total Pages Read: 45
How much time did you read during this block of time: 1 hour 40 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 Karen (last edited Dec 06, 2015 05:05AM) (new)

Karen (karinlib) Checking in and continuing with:
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut by Kurt Vonnegut Kurt Vonnegut

Genre: fiction
Start page: 77
End page: 169
Checkpoint time: 4:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Pages read for this checkpoint: 92
Total pages read for all checkpoints 393
Time read for this checkpoint: 2 hours
Location: Southeastern PA, EST
Books completed: 1
What were they?

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


message 6: by Francie (last edited Dec 06, 2015 07:00AM) (new)

Francie Grice Hi, everyone. Checking in:

Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women

Big Girls Don't Cry The Election that Changed Everything for American Women by Rebecca Traister by Rebecca Traister Rebecca Traister
Genre or genres: Politics
Start Page: 239
Finish Page for this checkpoint: 269
Total Pages Read: 30
How much time did you read during this block of time: 1 hour
Location: Warner Robins, Georgia, EST
Books Complete: Three
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)

The Pope and Mussolini The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe by David I. Kertzer by David I. Kertzer (no photo)


message 7: by CandyBeans (last edited Dec 06, 2015 05:03AM) (new)

CandyBeans | 87 comments Orientalism by Edward W. Said by Edward W. Said Edward W. Said
Genre: History
Start Page: 149
Finish Page: 164
Pages Read: 15
Time Read: 30 mins
Location: Baltimore, MD EST


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