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Readathon: Post Uno

READATHON IS HEEEERE. Ok, I have pictures. And yes, I was supposed to start at 7, but I passed out last night WITH MY CONTACTS IN, so when I awoke at 7:45, a good deal of time was spent showering and making myself un-disgusting.

Now, first hour survey that I missed two hours ago:

1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today?

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. It is gorgeously sunny and I expect to see people wandering around in shock like you would if you were a fire poker employed at the Beast's castle and it's right after Belle kisses him.

2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to?

Weirdly enough, I think it's The Drood Murder Case

3) Which snack are you most looking forward to?

I've been looking forward to the item pictured below for DAYS and I am glad it isn't in fact gross.

4) Tell us a little something about yourself!

I sing opera. I ship a lot of couples. If I could be a cryptozoologist-opera singer, I'd consider my life made.

5) If you participated in the last read-a-thon, what’s one thing you’ll do different today? If this is your first read-a-thon, what are you most looking forward to?

I've baaarely participated before because of Circumstances, so I'm really just looking forward to sitting down and getting a lot of my partially-read books done so the poor library can have them back.

All right, book pile.

Said books are:

The Drood Murder Case
The Invisible Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Sapphire Blue
How the Irish Saved Civilization
Half-Blood Prince
Passions Between Women

I expect to read 50 pages of one book today.

Nah, I started and read some of Half-Blood Prince, for I am super-behind in the Harry Potter Readalong, which is kind of bad since I'm, y'know, hosting it. I've actually started pretty much all the above books but I have such a terrible problem with finishing things, so here goes an attempt at that. You will also note that almost all of them are library books. Yes. I own two of the above, and one of them I've read before. This is Not a Great Thing, but there it is.

FOOD THINGS. Right. Well. I'm being rather lame, and my food today will consist of juicing cucumbers, carrots, apples and spinach; and also some hummus and this marvelous, Peptobismol-y looking thing:

THAT is almond milk, banana and straight-up cranberry juice. None of that cranberry juice cocktail shit. And it is delicious. 



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