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Mini Readathon: Our Finale or Something

SO. Here we are. Eight hours later. It has been a thoroughly enjoyable day (aside from the coughing and waiting for my roommate to bring home bourbon because I've been told it fixes this). I think I've actually read more than in any other readathon I've done, so SUCCESS.

1) Finished Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

2) Did about 60 pages of Eats, Shoots & Leaves

3) Read two stories in Emma Donoghue's touchy subjects

4) Read the first 100 pages of Harry Potter and awwwwwwwww. "Uncle Vernon, who had gone very pale, whispered something that sounded like 'Mimblewimble.'"

I love everything about this book. But MORE ON THAT NEXT FRIDAY. I actually loved all the books I was reading today, which is obviously great. This is my sixth Emma Donoghue, and I'm super-happy it's a short story collection, because I think her short stories are much better than her novels. Her novels are good! But her short stories are very very good. And usually are based on historical events she's researched, which is just fun.

The Classics Club's readathon is...still going? I guess? But I like to think the GIF Admiration Society abides by the rules of JLaw: 

lead us where you will, JLaw
 So we're all set. But yes, this has been EXCELLENT and thank you, Tika, for hosting. May this happen again not too far off.

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