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HBC READATHONS 2018 - ON HOLD > 2015 - Readathon Two Date: April 25, 2015 - 4AM (April 26th) until 8AM (April 26th) - FINISH TIME 8AM ON APRIL 26TH 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 Apr 24, 2015 09:57PM) (new)

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2015 - Readathon Two - Date: April 26th, 2015 - 4AM until 8AM (April 26th) - FINISH TIME 8AM on APRIL 26TH 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 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 (last edited Apr 24, 2015 09:59PM) (new)

Bentley | 44207 comments Mod
Remember folks this is the check in for anybody reading during the hours of 4AM until 8AM on April 26th, 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 April 26th in the time zone that you are in. This is the Checkpoint for those hours on April 26th. 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
Place Holder for Check out (I will do tallies etc at the end)

Hello Bentley here on the Eastern Seaboard of the USA - Timezone is EST. Metro NYC (my location and timezone)

I am beginning The Jewel in the Crown by Paul Scott (name of book and author)

The Jewel in the Crown (The Raj Quartet, #1) by Paul Scott by Paul Scott Paul Scott (citation)

This book is Historical Fiction (genre)

Start Page to Ending Page - 100 pages read total (1 - 100)

Time spent actually reading - 2 hours - Time spent on reading and time spent on actual readathon 20 hours on readathon admin

No books completed. (any books completed)

I am officially checked into the Readathon and completed Five checkpoints and Checkout.

Final Tally - 100 pages
Total Time Reading 2 hours
Total Time on Readathon Admin - 20 hours
Total Checkpoints Utilized - 5 Checkpoints and One Checkout
Total Number of Books Competed - 0
Total Number of Books in Progress - 1


a) Please list the books completed if any and genres and how many pages in the book that you read during the readathon. Only pages read during the readathon itself count towards the readathon page total but the book when completed (if during the readathon) can count towards books completed. This is the tally thread for all of the checkpoint segments. Tally and list books and authors where you have read any pages.

b) Let us know the books you read or are reading - start and finish pages and genre.
You can read 10 books if you like - if you want to read them each a little bit at a time that is also allowed but you must let us know your start and end pages and all of the book details. Also tally them up here on the checkout thread.

c) How much time did you read total during the 24 hour readathon? This is the tally thread for all of your checkpoints in the readathon.

d) List all of the books completed over the total readathon - citations please - title and author.

e) Let us know your timezone and location


message 4: 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:
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 5: by Michael (last edited Apr 26, 2015 07:05AM) (new)

Michael (michaelbl) | 407 comments Checking in for #6:

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:128
End Page: 130
Number of pages read: 2
Time read: less than an hour
Book completed: no
Location: Alberta, Canada - Mountain Time Zone

This one will be low, fell asleep and alarm did not go... I had a lot of fun with this project.


message 6: by Simon (new)

Simon Taylor Monarchy England and Her Rulers from the Tudors to the Windsors  by David Starkey by David Starkey David Starkey

Pages: 42
Time:1:15
Location: UK, BST
Genre: UK History


message 7: by Teri (last edited Apr 26, 2015 03:32AM) (new)

Teri (teriboop) Checking in:

The Wedding Circle by Ashton Lee
The Wedding Circle by Ashton Lee by Ashton Lee (no photo)
Genre: Southern Fiction
Start Page: 1
End Page: 10
Number of Pages Read:

Total Number of Pages Read: 10
Time read: 20 mins
Location: Helotes, Texas - Central Time Zone (UTC - 06:00)
Books completed: 0


message 8: by Karen (last edited Apr 26, 2015 04:54AM) (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: 82 - 121
Checkpoint time: 4:00AM - 8:00AM
Total pages read: 39
Total time reading 1 hour
Books completed in this readathon: 1 Ali and Nino A Love Story by Kurban Said by Kurban Said Kurban Said
Books completed in this checkpoint: 0
Location: Southeastern Pennsylvania EST

I am checking out


message 9: by Teri (new)

Teri (teriboop) Checked out. See msg 8.


message 10: by Mary (last edited Apr 26, 2015 06:28AM) (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: 1,339
End Page: 1466
Number of Pages Read: 127
Time Read: 2 hours
Books Completed: 0
Location: Charleston, South Carolina, USA (EST)


message 11: by Karen (last edited Apr 26, 2015 08:06AM) (new)

Karen (karinlib) checked out.


message 12: by Ebb (last edited Apr 26, 2015 06:19AM) (new)

Ebb (ebbsbooks) Sorry for the late check-in. After reading I had fallen asleep :)

Checking in:

Reading:
Defending Jacob by William Landay


Defending Jacob by William Landay by William Landay William Landay


Genre or genres: Fiction

Number of Pages Read - 70 pages (pgs. 83-153)

How much time did you read during this block of time: 1 hour and 45 minutes

Did you complete any books during this time frame and what were they? No

Also, your location in the world and timezone: New Jersey (Eastern Timezone)


message 13: by Michael (new)

Michael (michaelbl) | 407 comments Edited msg #5.


message 14: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44207 comments Mod
BENTLEY

A DIVISION OF THE SPOILS BY PAUL SCOTT

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

Genre - Historical Fiction
Number of Pages Read - 200 (350 until the end)
Time Spent 4 hours
Book Completed: Yes - 1

A Division of the Spoils by Paul Scott

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

Location: NYC, EST


message 15: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44207 comments Mod
Folks I will do final tallies today


message 16: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44207 comments Mod
The West Coast should be done now.


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