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HBC READATHONS 2018 - ON HOLD > 2015 - Readathon Two Date: April 25th, 2015 - 8PM - Midnight - Check-In - CHECKPOINT FOUR - FOURTH CHECK IN

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message 1: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
2015 - Readathon Two Date: April 25th, 2015 - 8PM - Midnight - Check-In - THIS IS CHECK IN FOUR

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 - name of book and author
What time zone and location are you in:

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 second 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 8PM until Midnight on April 25th, 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 4. But for the check in to count - you must post between the hours of 8PM until Midnight on April 25th in the time zone that you are in. This is the Checkpoint for those hours on April 25th. To get credit for these hours this is the thread and CHECKPOINT you must post on. THIS IS CHECKPOINT 4

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:
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 the 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 Apr 25, 2015 02:54PM) (new)

Samanta   (almacubana) Cleopatra:A life - Genre - Biography - read from page 142 - page 166 - time spent reading: 50 min - book not completed

Cleopatra A Life by Stacy Schiff by Stacy Schiff Stacy Schiff

Starting:

With every heartbeat - Genre - Contemporary romance - read from page 1 - page 68 - time spent reading 1 hour and 40 min - book not yet completed

With Every Heartbeat (Forbidden Men, #4) by Linda Kage by Linda Kage Linda Kage

Location: Zagreb, Croatia,CEST

Finally cought up on Cleopatra group read! :)


message 5: by Ali Aman (last edited Apr 25, 2015 01:56PM) (new)

Ali Aman (razzbeary32) | 3 comments Regionalism and Rebellion in Yemen

Regionalism and Rebellion in Yemen A Troubled National Union by Stephen W. Day by Stephen W. Day Stephen W. Day

Genre: History, Politics and Policy, International Relations

Start: pg 1 Finish: pg 80
Time spent reading: 2 hrs

Location: Qatar, AST


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

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
Hi Nancy - you are not supposed to check in until it is 8PM in your time zone- in your timezone it is only 5:20 PM (smile) - you have ways to go (lol) - you should be reading on Checkpoint Two not three yet for your location. I guess you were just putting in a placeholder.


message 7: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Apr 26, 2015 07:32AM) (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
These are the folks that are up to Checkpoint Four - you should only have posted here already if it is already 8PM on April 25th. The only parts of the world where that would be the case are Asia, Australia, etc and of course Europe - the remainder of the USA is the latest - 6:24PM and the West Coast is only 3:24PM on April 25th.

Samanta - you are legitmately here and officially registered - you are in Croatia - it is 12:26 AM on April 26th - you should not be progressing to Check Point 5

Ali - you are new - and you are in Qatar - welcome - I have to check that you are registered on the Readathon list - if you are not that is easy to fix. It is 1:26 AM on April 26th - you should be on to Check point 5

Nancy you are in Mexico - you should not be on Checkpoint Four yet - checkpoint four starts for you at 8PM on April 25th - you are in Mexico so your time right now is 5:30PM and you should be reading and posting only on Checkpoint Three until 8PM - your local time.

Jose - you are fine with this Check In - you are in Portugal - it os 1:11 AM - you are actually one hour into Check Point and Check In 5 - it is April 26th

Lisa we are we really just getting into the Check point four now - it is 8:12PM on April 25th. This Check in goes from 8PM until Midnight on April 25th - your local time - Eastern Standard Time folks are just starting this Check IN

Karen - you are oK - you are Ok for this Check In

Francie - you are OK for this Check In

Eastern Standard Time folks we are only 16 minutes into this four hour time frame.

Mary - you are OK to sign in

Erin - you are OK to sign in

Helga - you are OK to sign in

Skeetor - you are Ok to sign in

Teri - you are OK to sign in

Michael - you are OK to sign in

Gyoza - you are OK to sign in

Bentley

Folks I will update this today


message 8: by Ali Aman (new)

Ali Aman (razzbeary32) | 3 comments Hi Bentley, thank you. I think I am registered....I joined for the February 7th Readathon (but didn't actually attend). I thought you just joined once and then you were good for all of the readathons. I created my bookshelf today. Please let me know if I need to do anything else.


message 9: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Apr 25, 2015 04:25PM) (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
Let me check Ali - Ali I see you carry on


message 10: by José Luís (new)

José Luís  Fernandes | 1016 comments Baltasar and Blimunda

Baltasar and Blimunda by José Saramago by José Saramago José Saramago

Read pages: 38 (from 287 to 325)

Time spent reading: 1h30 min

No books were completed yet.

Location: Oporto, Greenwich Mean Time


message 11: by Marissa (last edited Apr 25, 2015 07:32PM) (new)

Marissa (mari08) | 6 comments Britannia Book One by Letitia Coyne by Letitia Coyne

Britannia: Book One by Letitia Coyne

Genre or genres: Historical Fiction, Historical Romance
Number of Pages Read: 115
Start Page: 54
End Page: 169


Total Time Read: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Completion of Book during this Check In: 0
Total Completed Books: 1
Location: MA - Eastern Standard Time


message 12: by Francie (last edited Apr 25, 2015 08:08PM) (new)

Francie Grice Checking in:

The Day of Battle: The Way in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 by Rick Atkinson

The Day of Battle The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 (World War II Liberation Trilogy, #2) by Rick Atkinson by Rick Atkinson Rick Atkinson
Genre: History
Start Page 453 - End Page for Check In - 573
Number of Pages Read: 120
Time Read: 3 hours
Completion of Book during this Check In: No
Name of Book Completed: TBA, if applicable
Location: Warner Robins, GA


message 13: by Karen (last edited Apr 26, 2015 03:18AM) (new)

Karen (karinlib) checking in

Disciples of Passion by Hoda Barakat

Disciples of Passion by Hoda Barakat by Hoda Barakat Hoda Barakat
Genre: Historical Fiction
Pages read 19 - 81
Checkpoint Time: 8:00PM - Midnight
Total pages read 62
Total time reading 2 hours
Books completed in this readathon: 1 Ali and Nino A Love Story by Kurban Said by Kurban Said Kurban Said
Books completed this checkpoint 0
Location: Southeastern Pennsylvania EST

Checking out for the night (23:00)


message 14: by Erin (last edited Apr 25, 2015 06:56PM) (new)

Erin Checking in:

Queen of the Conqueror: The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I, by Tracy Borman

Queen of the Conqueror The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I by Tracy Borman by Tracy Borman (no photo)


Genre: European History
Start Page: 1
End Page: 30
Number of Pages Read: 30
Time Read: 45 minutes
Completion of Book during this Check In: No
Name of Book Completed: N/A

Location: Upstate New York (Eastern Daylight Time)


message 15: by Mary (last edited Apr 26, 2015 03:50AM) (new)

Mary (maryschumacher) Checking in and out.

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy Leo Tolstoy

Genre: Historical Fiction
Start Page: 1,278
End Page: 1,339
Number of Pages Read: 61
Time Read: 1.5 hours
Books Read: 0
Location: Charleston, South Carolina, USA (EST)


message 16: by Teri (last edited Apr 25, 2015 10:05PM) (new)

Teri (teriboop) Checking in:

Killing Patton by Bill O'Reilly
Killing Patton The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General by Bill O'Reilly by Bill O'Reilly Bill O'Reilly
Genre: History
Start Page: 306
End Page: 352
Number of Pages Read: 46

The Sabotage by Jeff Probst
The Sabotage (STRANDED, SHADOW ISLAND Book 2) by Jeff Probst by Jeff Probst Jeff Probst
Genre: Young Adult/Adventure
Start Page: 1
End Page: 45
Number of Pages Read: 45

Total Number of Pages Read: 91
Time read: 2 1/2 hours
Location: Helotes, Texas - Central Time Zone (UTC - 06:00)
Books completed: 1


message 17: by Skeetor (last edited Apr 25, 2015 07:56PM) (new)

Skeetor | 311 comments Final for Checkpoint Four:

Japan 1941 by Eri Hotta

Japan 1941 Countdown to Infamy by Eri Hotta by Eri Hotta (no photo)

Genre: History, WWII

Start Page One - End Page for Check In - 1 - 36

Number of Pages Read - 36

Time Read - 1 hour, 15 min

Completion of Book during this Check In: Yes or No? - No

Name of Book Completed - N/A

Location: Belle Chasse, LA - Central Time


message 18: by Helga (new)

Helga Cohen (hcohen) | 591 comments Check in for Check Point #4
A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren by Elizabeth Warren
Genre Biographies and Memoirs/ Political Leaders
Start page 207
End page
Time reading
Total Time 7+
Total pages read
Location Washington, DC. Traveled from CA EST
Completed Book


message 19: by Michael (last edited Apr 25, 2015 10:57PM) (new)

Michael (michaelbl) | 407 comments Checking in for #4:

Title/Author: Okinawa The Last Battle of World War II by Robert Leckie by Robert Leckie Robert Leckie
Genre: History, World War ll
Start Page:78
End Page:114
Number of pages read: 36
Time read: 2 hours
Book completed: no
Location: Alberta, Canada - Mountain Time Zone


message 20: by Michael (new)

Michael (michaelbl) | 407 comments Hey Bentley we are heading into the evening hours. Is it going a little better this time with the templates?


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

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
What do you mean Michael? I think the folks who did the first Readathon are doing better this time. The folks who are doing the Readathon for the first time are getting up to speed. I think it is smoother this time - but maybe it is my imagination (smile)


message 22: by Michael (new)

Michael (michaelbl) | 407 comments I figured as much from what I am seeing just thought I would ask. You do a lot of work for these. We all appreciate it! The templates have helped a lot and editing rather than reposting seems to clean up the number of posts that have to be read and processed.


message 23: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Apr 26, 2015 07:31AM) (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
Bentley here doing the initial check -in and registration for Checkpoint Four:

FINAL

Book and Author being read for April 25th Readathon:

A Division of the Spoils by Paul Scott

Citation:

A Division of the Spoils (The Raj Quartet, #4) by Paul Scott by Paul Scott Paul Scott

Genre: Historical Fiction

Start Page 150 - End Page for Check In - 400

Number of Pages Read - 250

Time Read or Listening to a book during this checkpoint - 4 hours

Completion of Book during this Check In: Yes or No? - No

Name of Book Completed - None

Location: Metro NYC - Eastern Standard Time


message 24: by Gyoza (last edited Apr 25, 2015 11:36PM) (new)

Gyoza | 240 comments Checking In again!

I'm going to continue with At A Century's Ending by George F. Kennan.

At a Century's Ending Reflections, 1982-1995 by George F. Kennan by George F. Kennan

Genre: historical essays & speeches
Starting on: page 284
End page: 333
Number of pages read: 49
Number of books completed: 1
Number of books in progress: 0
Reading time 1.5 hours
Location: Atlanta, GA Eastern Standard time


message 25: by Nancy (last edited Apr 25, 2015 10:50PM) (new)

Nancy (nancyhamer) | 530 comments Checkpoint Four


TheDaughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally

The Daughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally by Thomas Keneally

Genre: Historical Fiction

Start Page 138- End Page for Check In 173

Number of Pages Read - 35

Time Read - 1.20 hours

Completion of Book during this Check In: None

Name of Book Completed - None

Location: Mexico, Central Time Zone


message 26: by Nancy (new)

Nancy (nancyhamer) | 530 comments Hi Bentley, I think I finally got the template right so I'm placing it at each checkpoint before something else goes wrong. I'm very old and technically challenged, so this has been an hour-long challenge for me. I even had to google how to make font bold. Haha. I'll do better next time. Promise.


message 27: by Jill (last edited Apr 25, 2015 08:22PM) (new)

Jill Hutchinson (bucs1960) Checking in.

Village of Secrets
Village of Secrets Defying the Nazis in Vichy France by Caroline Moorehead by Caroline Moorehead Caroline Moorehead
Genre: WWII history
Start page: 198
End page: 292
# pages: 94
Time: Two hours
Completed: no

Location: USA, EDT


message 28: by Kathy (new)

Kathy  | 180 comments Checking In:

The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough

The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough by David McCullough David McCullough
Genre: History
Time: 8 pm - 12pm
Starting pg. 189
Ending pg. 268
Number of pgs read: 79
Reading Time: 1hr 45 mins.
Book Completed: 1
Toccoa, GA - EST
Book club book done! Good night all!


message 29: by Matthew (new)

Matthew | 112 comments Placeholder until I figure out what's wrong with my Wifi this evening.

Read pages 30-59 of On Politics, trying to catch up. Mostly Socrates and Plato. 1:45, then stopped for some 5 Guys before it closed.


message 30: by Matthew (new)

Matthew | 112 comments Placeholder until I figure out what's wrong with my Wifi this evening.

Read pages 30-59 of On Politics, trying to catch up. Mostly Socrates and Plato. 1:45, then stopped for some 5 Guys before it closed.


message 31: by Avion (last edited Apr 25, 2015 09:36PM) (new)

Avion Koenig (avionowl820) | 14 comments Check In #4

Name of Book and Author: A People's History of the United States By: Howard Zinn

& Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong By: James W. Loewen

Genre: Both Historical Non-Fiction

Number of Pages Read - 22pgs (pgs. 476-498) & 57pgs (pgs. 17-64)

Total # of Pages Read: 79 pages

How much time did you read: 3 hrs. 26 mins.

Did you complete any books: No

What time zone and location are you in: Pennsylvania, USA EST


message 32: by Teri (new)

Teri (teriboop) Checking out for this time period. See msg. 17.


message 33: by Robyn (new)

Robyn (rplouse) | 73 comments The lady of the rivers by Phillipa Gregory. Historical fiction. Page 228 to 292.


message 34: by Rosalinda (last edited Apr 25, 2015 11:51PM) (new)

Rosalinda  (rosapal) Check-in Four

Great Ghost Stories
Great Ghost Stories (Kindle Edition) by Various by Various Various
Genre: Fiction/Ghost stories
Starting: pg. 1
Ending: 113
# of pages read: 113
Reading Time: 1 hr. 15 min.
Book completed: No
Location: AZ, MST


message 35: by Michael (new)

Michael (michaelbl) | 407 comments Updated msg. 19 moving to checkpoint 5 now.


message 36: by Rosalinda (new)

Rosalinda  (rosapal) Checkout: See message 34.


message 37: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44200 comments Mod
Robyn you have to fix up your posting in message 33 - it is incomplete


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