It's day two of the Library Books Read-a-Thon and I did finally manage to get started. I even finished a book. I know, shocking. I spoke to Darian earlier today and it seems he's bailing on me. His excuse was "it's not as much fun without someone to do it with". I'm pretty sure that's tween boy code for "I can sit around and watch TV and play video games all day over here. Why would I read?" But...he's promised that he'll participate for next week's read-a-thon. Slacker. You'd think it was summer or something.
Oh, and I realized that I kind of flaked out on last night's post and forgot to really state my goals for the read. It's going to be a bit of a weird week for me since I actually didn't start the read-a-thon until about midnight last night and Sunday is Father's Day. But I'm still going to try and get some serious reading done. I'm going to aim for 4 books, 850 pages, and 14 hours (840 minutes). We'll see how I do.
Here's how my progress is going so far:
Currently Reading: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales
Minutes Read Today: 3 hours 16 minutes (196 minutes)
Total Time Read: 3 hours 16 minutes. (196 minutes)
Goal: 14 hours (840 minutes).
Pages Read Today: 170
Total Pages Read: 170
Goal: 850 pages.
Books Finished Today: 1
Before I Go by Colleen Oakley
4 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars
Total Books Finished: 1
Goal: 4 books.
Oh...and one last thing. I've made a decision based on tonight's experience. When I popped into my Feedly after getting home from work I expected around 100 entries to read/peruse. Umm...no. I had over 250. Ridiculous. So it's time to cull the herd. I'll be keeping track of the blogs that I actually read a post from over the next 30 days and still find applicable to me and my interests. The rest will be axed from the feed on July 10th. Executive decision. Sometimes you just evolve your blog tastes I suppose. Don't worry book bloggers, I would wager that 98% or more of you are totally safe. I seem to be in a bookish mode lately.