Sarah at Sarah Says hosts Summer Mini-Readathon. The last mini-challenge is a simple end-of-the-event survey.
1. How many books and/or pages were you able to read?
I read one book and approximately a half of the second book or 460 pages.
2. About how many hours were you able to read for? (Were there many distractions, breaks, etc?)
I read for six hours. I spent a lot of time online blogging, checking other blogs and tweets, watched news (some at least), had some snacks – no ice-cream, though, took my cat out and some other minor things one has to do and time flew.
3. Do you have any likes/dislikes about the 12-hour readathon, compared to a 24-hour readathon?
This was my first readathon. I was thinking of joining a 24-hour readathon in the past, but I have a lot of things to take care of at home, so I just can’t afford myself to commit so much of my time. Plus, I need my sleep. I have been up for 24 hours only one day in my life so far. 12-hour period is much better. It allowed me to do quite a lot of reading and still do all the other things.
4. Favorite and least favorite books that you read today?
Of the two books I was reading, Wicked Deeds on a Winter’s Night by Kresley Cole was my favourite – it was far more interesting and better written. Although both books seem of the same easy-read type based on genre and titles, they are quite different. It Must Be Love by Rachel Gibson was a really easy easy-read, predictable, and writing was really nothing special (plus I read it in Slovene translation and there were a few awkward translations). Cole’s book was much more suspenseful and the writing is enjoyable, too.
5. Do you have any suggestions for things you'd like me to do differently if I host another mini-readathon?
I honestly have no idea – and the summer heat here is killing my thinking capacity.
I think you did a splendid job. This was a really well-organised event and I loved the mini-challenges, which were all fun to participate in.