I'm in the midst of my eleventh hour of the read-a-thon and have just now started to feel somewhat tired. I finished Graceling at the end of the tenth hour, and I absolutely loved it. I wish I had Fire by Kristin Cashore, because that would be my next read for sure. I was a bit wary to read a book of Graceling's length (just under 500 pages, though I'd read about 100 pages prior to today) for the read-a-thon, but I was so engrossed in the story that it felt like a much shorter book.
I took a break during my eighth hour of reading (8 PM since I started late) to make cornbread. This turned into a small odyssey when I discovered that there was only one egg in the house (the recipe calls for two) and it had expired over a week ago. Culinary disaster was saved by my mother, who went to a nearby convenience store -- in the pouring rain -- and picked up a fresh carton of eggs. As mothers go, she's rather awesome, but this was above and beyond the call of duty.
And now, it's back to more reading. I won't make twenty four hours, I know that, but I'm pretty sure I have few more hours in me yet. My cold hasn't proved to be much of an obstacle since my last update. I think I've successfully bombarded it with orange juice.
Time Spent Reading Since Last Update: 279 minutes
Pages Read Since Last Update: 318
Time Spent Blogging: 20 minutes
Total Pages Read: 577
Total Time Spent Reading: 479 minutes
Total Books Finished: 2
Currently Reading: Torchwood: Almost Perfect by James Goss