Monday, July 8, 2013

Once Upon a Time Readathon START

Welcome to this year's Once Upon a Readathon, hosted by Reading Angels and Candace's Book Blog! This year, I'm starting out with five books (I took the lazy way out and intentionally tried to make sure they were all fairly short or looked like quick reads). As usual, I tried to stick to a retellings and classic fantasy theme to help weed out the large number of these sorts of books I have sitting around my room, unread. I'm pretty excited to get started, especially since today I am conveniently off work at my internship. :)

The list, to be updated throughout the readathon:
Abandon by Meg Cabot my review
The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum (Oz #7) my review
Illuminated by Erica Orloff my review
Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell my review
Midnight Pearls by Debbie Viguie my review


Good luck to all the other participants!

14 comments:

  1. Good luck on your goals!

    http://collettaskitchensink.blogspot.com/2013/07/once-upon-read-thon-2013-78-710.html

    Colletta

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    1. Thanks, and good luck to you, too!

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  2. Good luck with your goals! I like that you do the fairytale book theme! That's neat!

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    1. Thanks, and good luck to you! I thought the fairytale theme was appropriate. :) I'm actually surprised more people don't go for it, given the title of the read-a-thon.

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  3. Song of the Sparrow is a pretty nice book. :)

    Good luck!

    Here's my goal: http://readingismytreasure.blogspot.com/2013/07/once-upon-readathon-goals.html

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    1. Thanks, Kaitlin! I'm really looking forward to Song of the Sparrow, since I included it because of an Arthurian Lit class I'm taking this upcoming semester. :)

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  4. Great choices and good luck meeting your goals!

    My Once Upon a Readathon Goals & Updates
    ♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

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    1. Thanks - good luck to you as well!

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  5. Good luck with your goals! I love the theme. I think I need more fairytale-type books.

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    1. Everyone needs more fairytale-type books! The retellings are creative and interesting, and many of the fantasy ones can be light, refreshing breaks from heavier reading.

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  6. Glad that you decided to follow the fairy tale theme. And good luck meeting your goals.

    Jenn @ Book Beats

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    1. Good luck to you, too! The fairy tale theme works quite well for me - helps narrow down my list of reading choices, anyway.

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  7. I picked up Abandon recently and I'm going to be reading it for an event sometime in September! I'm very excited :) Good luck with your goals!

    Paige @ Comfort Books

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    1. It's been several years since I last read one of Meg Cabot's books, and while I was a bit disappointed with Abandon, it was still a fun read.

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