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message 1: by Bryony, Circumnavigation Mod (new)

Bryony (bryony46) | 1058 comments Mod
Our second read-a-thon of 2018 will be taking place from Saturday 24 March to Sunday 1 April

We have another exciting team game planned, please read the details below and sign up if you’d like to participate.

Please only sign up if you can commit to checking in with your team (on Goodreads) at least 3 times during the read-a-thon week 24 March - 1 April).

Please try to sign-up by Wednesday 21 March to give us a few days to work out teams.

Look out for more information about the read-a-thon, including an individual game, coming soon.

Questionnaire - please answer these questions to sign up for the team game.

1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
3. What genre do you read the most?
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?

We will also be looking for a team leader for each team so please comment if you are interested in being a team leader.


message 2: by Lori (new)

Lori 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)? - medium
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? - 2 to 3
3. What genre do you read the most? mysteries
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? - yes


message 3: by Samantha (new)

Samantha (sgiffin) | 146 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)? Medium to fast
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? 3-4 (I've been in a reading slump, but am hoping a challenge like this will pull me out of it)
3. What genre do you read the most? Sci-Fi/Horror
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? Yes


message 4: by Joan (new)

Joan Barnett | 1517 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)? medium
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? 1-2
3. What genre do you read the most? Young adult, gothic, literary fiction, sci fi
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? yes

I'm excited it is at the end of the month. That means my work won't interfere!


message 5: by Rachel (new)

Rachel A. (abyssallibrarian) | 2633 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
I'd say medium. One book every 2-3 days, depending on the length/difficulty of the book.

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
I guess I kind of answered that already above, but generally around 3.

3. What genre do you read the most?
YA, contemporary, thrillers

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
Minimum of once per day, but generally more than that


message 6: by Susan (new)

Susan | 73 comments 1. slow reader

2. 1-2 books

3. literary fiction

4. yes


message 7: by Erica (new)

Erica | 458 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
Medium

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
2-3

3. What genre do you read the most?
literary fiction

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
yes


message 8: by Michelle (new)

Michelle (mich2689) | 476 comments 1. Medium

2. 1-2 books

3. Fantasy, literary fiction, classics

4. Yes


message 9: by Tammy (new)

Tammy | 704 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)? Medium to Fast
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? 5
3. What genre do you read the most? Literary Fiction
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? Yes


message 10: by Marina H (new)

Marina H | 1315 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
Medium

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
Between 2-3

3. What genre do you read the most?
Contemporary, historical, chick lit, mystery/thrillers

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
Yes, daily


message 11: by Chattie (new)

Chattie | 7 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)? medium
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? 1-2
3. What genre do you read the most? Literary fiction, Contemporary
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? yes


message 12: by Rachelnyc (new)

Rachelnyc | 943 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
Medium

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
2-3

3. What genre do you read the most?
Literary and historical fiction

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
Yes!


message 13: by Emily, Conterminous Mod (new)

Emily Bourque (emilyardoin) | 6919 comments Mod
1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
- Medium?

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
- 2-3

3. What genre do you read the most?
- Contemporary fiction, historical fiction, YA or adult

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
- Yes! And I can be a leader, if needed!


message 14: by Tracy, Constellation Mod (new)

Tracy (tracyisreading) | 2472 comments Mod
I’m in !!

Reading slow at the moment 1 a week but usually get a boost to at least 2 for the read a thons

Fiction and YA

Can definitely commit to check ins

Willing to team lead again unless someone else wants to try


message 15: by Samantha (last edited Mar 20, 2018 11:44AM) (new)

Samantha | 902 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)? Medium
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? 1-2, but read more during a read a thon
3. What genre do you read the most? Mystery/Thriller
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? yup


message 16: by Jillian (new)

Jillian | 1630 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
medium

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
2-3 but for the read-a-thon I will try for 4-5

3. What genre do you read the most?
mixture of everything

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
yes


message 17: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 120 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed?
Medium.

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
Around 2 - have been in a reading slump lately, so I'm counting on the read-a-thon to motivate me to read more in the upcoming week.

3. What genre do you read the most?
YA, Contemporary, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction...

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
Absolutely, I should be able to check in on a daily basis.


message 18: by Kelly (new)

Kelly Brown | 382 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
Slow

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
1 to 1.5

3. What genre do you read the most?
Thriller/ Sci Fi

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
Yes, sure can


message 19: by Sophie (last edited Mar 20, 2018 05:18PM) (new)

Sophie (sawphie) | 2924 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
Medium

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
1-2

3. What genre do you read the most?
Fantasy

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
Yes!


message 20: by Veronica (new)

Veronica | 786 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
Slow

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
1

3. What genre do you read the most?
Fiction, historical fiction

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
Yes


message 21: by Silvia (new)

Silvia Turcios | 1071 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
Slow

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
Just one book or three to four graphic novels.

3. What genre do you read the most? In books Fantasy and YA.

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? Yes.


message 22: by Laura, Celestial Sphere Mod (new)

Laura | 3824 comments Mod
1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
Somewhere between medium and fast, at least for a read-a-thon.

2. How many books do you usually finish in a week?
During a read-a-thon, 2-3

3. What genre do you read the most?
Thriller, YA, Contemporary

4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon?
Yes


message 23: by Kathy Jo (new)

Kathy Jo (kjsotr) | 261 comments 1)Normally, medium. But I have been in a reading slump since lag read-a-thon, so put me down as SLOW.

2) lately, 0. But can do 1-2.

3) suspense, romance, biographies. Trying to add classics.

4) yes. Loved the team from last time!


message 24: by Perri (last edited Mar 21, 2018 02:26PM) (new)

Perri | 775 comments 1. Slow
2.1-2
3. All kinds
4. Yes!


message 25: by Chinook (new)

Chinook | 639 comments 1 medium
2. 2-3
3. Varies
4. Yes


message 26: by Hilde (new)

Hilde (hilded) | 770 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)?
Medium to fast, but I don't read as much as you all seem to do, so in this sense slow 😅
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? 1
3. What genre do you read the most? Classics, contemporary-, literary-, and historical fiction
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? At least once a day, but will be travelling some of the days due to easter


message 27: by Edie (new)

Edie | 825 comments 1. What is your estimated reading speed -medium
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? 2-3
3. What genre do you read the most? varies
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? yes


message 28: by Jill (new)

Jill | 567 comments I am so sorry I just saw this. Things have been crazy at work. I would love to be a part of a team if it is not too but I totally understand if it is.
1. What is your estimated reading speed? Medium
2. How many books to you usually finish in a week? 2-3
3. What genre do you usually read? All of them! LOL
4. Can you commit to,checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-than? Absolutely!


message 29: by Laura, Celestial Sphere Mod (new)

Laura | 3824 comments Mod
Not a problem, Jill.

All teams are now posted! The green team is a member short so if anyone is thinking about joining then please do!


message 30: by Lieke (new)

Lieke | 709 comments Sorry I’m so late, can I still join?


message 31: by Laura, Celestial Sphere Mod (new)

Laura | 3824 comments Mod
Lieke, you can definitely still join.

I've added you to the green team.


message 32: by Ira (last edited Mar 23, 2018 06:30AM) (new)

Ira | 268 comments Sorry I'm late. I was on vacation last week. Is it possible to still join?

Here is the answer to thequestions
1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)? Medium
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? 2-3
3. What genre do you read the most? Fantasy
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? Yes


message 33: by Jody (last edited Mar 23, 2018 12:24PM) (new)

Jody (jodybell) | 3472 comments I'm late too - I thought the read-a-thon was next week, sorry! Too late to join?

1. What is your estimated reading speed (slow, medium, fast)? Medium-ish.
2. How many books do you usually finish in a week? I've averaged three a week this year.
3. What genre do you read the most? Classics.
4. Can you commit to checking in with your team frequently during the read-a-thon? Yes!


message 34: by Bryony, Circumnavigation Mod (new)

Bryony (bryony46) | 1058 comments Mod
No problem, you’re both very welcome to join in. Ira, I’ll add you to the pink team and Jody I’ll add you to the blue team.


message 35: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Barstad (maidenoflight) Is it to late to sign up? I've had a crazy week and didn't see this until just now.

1. Slow
2. 1-2
3. Fantasy
4. Yes


message 36: by Laura, Celestial Sphere Mod (new)

Laura | 3824 comments Mod
No, I can add you to the green team :)


message 37: by Debra (new)

Debra Barstad I'd like to sign up if its not to late but if it is no problem my bad
1.med
2.1-2
3. Horror
4.Yes


message 38: by Laura, Celestial Sphere Mod (new)

Laura | 3824 comments Mod
No problem, Debra. You have also been added to the green team.


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