|"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of mini things."|
This is it: the mini readathon! Hosted by the fabulous Tika, we're going to be reading and snacking and tweeting (mostly the last two) from 9-5. Minithonning like it's our job, yo.
We like a theme, this group, so we're sticking to reading and eating things that fall under the "mini" umbrella.
|Mini umbrellas are the cutest umbrellas.|
Me, I'll be reading these bad boys:
BAM. Book pile. Identification and reasoning from top to bottom:
- Night Shift by Stephen King, because short stories are mini, inherently;
- The Giver by Lois Lowry, because it's written for mini-people (children/teens) and because everyone ever has read it and loved it and I WILL NOT BE LEFT OUT; and
- Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan, because mini-people audience and mini-brainspace usage required for reading it. Also I hear it's funny.
To fuel these happy reading funtimes, I'm starting off with breakfast of mini frittatas (recipe found over at Food Riot) and toast, which is not mini, but egg by itself is gag-y, so.
Please be appeased by my mini glass of orange juice.
And that's the intro post! To Oz? To Oz!
It looked much nicer before I cut it.
MID-THON CHECK IN TIME.
Books read from: Night Shift and The Giver
Pages read: 92
Blogs visited: Reading the Bricks, Estella's Revenge, Libereading, Devouring Texts, Capricious Reader, and A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall. If you're minithonning and I've missed you, I'm sorry! Join us on twitter with the hashtag #minithon and link up on Miss Tika's blog.
How it's all going: SO GOOD. Well. So well. I read "Jerusalem's Lot" from King's Night Shift to get things started, and it was supah creepy (read: excellent). Now I'm getting into The Giver and it is truly great. I don't know why it's taken me so long to pick it up. Probably because there are so many books in the world.
|I know that feel.|
How's everyone doing? Have you been able to pull yourselves away from the internet and read? (It's just, the internet's so shiny.)
That's it! It's over! GOOD JOB, EVERYBODY.
Books read from: Night Shift, The Giver, and Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Pages read: 269
Books finished: The Giver
Blogs visited: River City Reading, A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall, Libereading, Devouring Texts, Capricious Reader, Estella's Revenge, and, of course, that of our fearless leader - Reading the Bricks! And what a glorious group of blogs they are. You guys rock.
How it went: Like gangbusters, is how.
Final gratuitous snack picture:
The bulk bin they were in said they were a Dragon Egg mix. Clearly, as far as dragon eggs go, these are mini. (They're like chip nuts, but with super delicious flavours like wasabi and I don't even know.)
Thank you, Tika, for a wonderful Sunday!