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Minithons: The Readathon for the Unmotivated

MINITHONS FOREVER.

Tika at Reading the Bricks is hosting another minithon this Saturday. Minithons are for the lazy. Minithons are for the uncommitted. Minithons are for us.




But honestly, reading for 24 hours would make me want to stab books with a letter opener (it'd be better if they were all epistolary novels. ahahaha). But eight hours? GOT IT. I can work that into my day. Plus by 'read for eight hours' what's really meant in the minithon is 'read a little bit and eat a lot of snacks and post pictures of your books and your snacks. But mostly your snacks.'


My current plans for the minithon consist of sitting in Wisconsin with a cat constantly headbutting me while I eat things and attempt to read currently the following books (we'll see how many make it up there):

Catherine de' Medici, Leonie Frieda.  I'm at the point where Catherine's husband Henri II (king of France) is about to die in a joust. Then his mistress is getting shipped out and oh, how happy things will be. Until the St Bartholomew's Day Massacre. That won't be so happy.

this was way worse than that, Catherine

Boy Snow Bird, Helen Oyeyemi.  Megs said this was really good and SHE WAS RIGHT (so far). I'll see if I can keep from finishing this before Saturday.

The Queen of Attolia, Megan Whalen Turner.  This is the sequel to The Thief and I put it down for a while because I was barreling through the last two-thirds of the third Game of Thrones book, but now it has been PICKED UP again and if I finish this before Saturday, I will work on The King of Attolia

A Feast for Crows, George R.R. Martin.  Book 4! I hear it's not that good. But I am prepared. Also I lost so many people in that last one, I'm pretty okay right now with not having a ton of excitement in Westeros. WESTEROS, WHY MUST YOU ALL FIGHT.

So, probably bits from those books shall be read. Probably. Unless I just get really into eating mini muffins. Only time will tell. 

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