Wednesday, June 20, 2012

My Wicked Wildfire Read-a-Thon Stats

 Wicked Wildfire Read-A-Thon

So far I have participated in all of the Wicked Read-A-Thons 
 Hosted by: Rebecca @ Kindle Fever and April @ My Shelf Confessions

Wicked Wildfire Read-a-thon
from June 20th to the 24th 
(it's not to late to join ~ click on image above to sign-up)

This is where I will update my reading progress and answer challenges. 

Here are the books I hope to read:
Progress Report:
  • Finished The Sandcastle Girls and wrote my review
  • Read 284 pages of Seduced by Blood
  • Visited and commented on all Slake Your Thirst participants blogs 
  • chatted at #WWreadathon
  • Finished Seduced by Blood
  • Finished What A Boy Wants
  • finished visiting all the Slake Your Thirst blogs and selected a winner congrats to Kristen @Parahangover 
  • participated in the #WWreadathon twitter was crazy and that's all I am saying *wipes chocolate from chin and scratches wrist*
  • worked :(
  • wrote reviews for What A Boy Wants and Seduced by Blood, finished The Sunday Post edition for this coming Sunday.
  • participated in a challenge
  • read 200 pages of The Unspoken by Heather Graham
  • chatted on #WWreadathon
  • Finished The Unspoken
  • participated in another awesome challenge
  • attended the #WWreadathon twitter was a hoot! 
  • read 50% of This Is Not A Test..eep! 
  • Finished This Is Not A Test
  • Read 100 pages of Something Strange and Deadly 
Grand Stats: I read 5 books and 100 pages of a book 6. ..wahoo! 

First Challenge by Rebecca @ Kindle Fever she ask for a response to the following question:

“A wildfire is quickly coming your way! What thing/s do you grab when you only have a few minutes to make it out?”
(I’ve saved any people or pets in there already!)

My response:
Thanks for saving all of my peeps, now help me grab our family videos and photos, while I find my nook, and grab as many signed books as I can!! While I cringe at losing books...i know I have insurance and can replace them all...but signed copys..eek gads they must be saved! 

 Kriss @ The Cabin Goddess Reviews challenge 
  • Your perfect beach (from a book, or a place or a cover)
  • Your perfect date (provide a link to cover or book)
  • in your preferred swimwear (description, or link to image or cover)
  • With your first choice of books to read (title with link to book or to cover)
my response:
the beach: 
(notice how secluded it is)
the date: 
Damon (ssh..don't tell my hubby)
from the book:

what I am wearing:

What I am reading:

Preet @ A Written Rhapsody Challenge:
In a comment or post(leave a link), pick a character(s) from your current read and do at least two of the following:
Create a catchy band name for your group of characters or solo artist.
Tell me what genre they would sing.
Find a song and/or lyric that would fit the book and tell me who it’s by and why it fits.
Find a music video that would relate to the book and leave the link.
Create a playlist of three to five songs that would go with your book.

My response:
currently reading This is Not a Test 
Band : lead singer Sloan Price 
Band name: the Survivors
Genre:  rock 
favorite song: 
Eye of the Tiger by Survivor
They are trapped in a high school surrounded by ZOMBIES!!! 

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At June 20, 2012 at 7:27 AM , Blogger Rebecca (Kindle Fever) said...

I so hope you'll enjoy This Is Not a Test! I totally can't wait to read it, it sounds fantastic. :)

At June 20, 2012 at 9:01 AM , Blogger roro said...

yes gr8 safe lol

At June 20, 2012 at 10:47 AM , Blogger Cayce said...

I loved What a Boy Wants, hope you'll like it, too.
And I need to get my hands on This is Not a Test! It sounds amazing.

Enjoy your books! :)

Btw, signed books are high on my list, too - of things to grab in case of fire.

At June 20, 2012 at 10:58 AM , Blogger Anna said...

I've heard good things about This Is Not a Test!

At June 20, 2012 at 12:49 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow a site tricky for dial-up. I always say comments from me are a compliment, can't flit between some pages! I want to introduce myself because it's rare to encounter 1 author in common, despite so many readers. I'm a fan of oldies and less known gems. My read-a-thon range is 1966-2011!

Let me know how the Heather Graham novel is. I read at least 2 of hers: where the investigator's son first dies and the fantastic one in the Florida Keys. I recall a heritage house with a war reinactment, "Ghost Walk"? Perhaps 3.

At June 20, 2012 at 1:22 PM , Blogger Carmel @ Rabid Reads said...

Good luck with your read-a-thon! I'd love to participate but I think # 1 would kill me if I read for 4 days straight. I just finished Seduced by Blood a few weeks ago. Are you up-to-date on the series? This installment was the best so far in my opinion. Happy reading! :)

At June 20, 2012 at 2:26 PM , Blogger SweetMarie83 said...

I thought the same thing about books - they can be replaced, but what about the signed ones?! I only have a few though, so it'd only take a second to grab them. I can't believe I forgot about pictures and videos, though. I said my harddrive, which has all my pictures from the last few years, but not childhood/family pics. Must save those!

At June 20, 2012 at 3:19 PM , Anonymous Christy @ Love of Books said...

Yes! This Is Not A Test!! Hurry, hurry!

At June 20, 2012 at 5:52 PM , Blogger Heidi@Rainy Day Ramblings said...

This looks like fun. If tng weren't so crazynfor me right now I would do it. So now I will vicariously do it through you!

At June 20, 2012 at 8:10 PM , Blogger Candace said...

I managed to get through Ten Miles From Normal quite quickly and am now reading I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You and am halfway through. I hope to get through it all tonight. I didn't put any adult books on my list, but I should be reading one of Laurie Londons books too!

At June 20, 2012 at 8:49 PM , Blogger Kristin @ My ParaHangover said...

bwahaha on your first challenge answer!! That's why you had the kids, they haul the stuff for you when you send them out of the house!! You just have to plan it right ;)

Great job today (Wed) on your reading and getting the review done, too!! I will never be as ninja-like efficient as you are... woe is me... :D

At June 23, 2012 at 3:50 PM , Anonymous Christy @ Love of Books said...

Oh Damon, Damon, Damon... nice pick.

I don't know if I did my challenge right. Oh well. lol

At June 23, 2012 at 4:39 PM , Blogger Preet @ A Written Rhapsody said...

Eye of the Tiger with Zombies definitely makes me laugh! Great choice!

At June 23, 2012 at 5:35 PM , Blogger Cayce said...

Lol, we chose the same guy (Damon) :D
Love that photo of him on the beach!

At June 23, 2012 at 5:42 PM , Blogger Cayce said...

Eye of the Tiger! Wow, what a terrific choice!! I loved Altiyan Childs version of it. And he looks a little like Damon :P

At June 23, 2012 at 6:50 PM , Blogger Kriss Morton said...

You are doing so well, I am nto going to be able to read today because I think I accidentally left my purse in my car so Geoff has my glasses and I am basically blind

All of your posts are great, and I am so glad you participated in my soiree!

At June 23, 2012 at 11:46 PM , Anonymous Shaunesay said...

It was fun chatting with at the Twitter party tonight! I remember the Eye of the Tiger days, I loved that song, and several others by Survivor, but it got old when our Band Director go hooked on it too and was trying to use it to inspire us. Of course that made it instantly uncool! lol! Have a great day tomorrow, you're doing awesome so far, much better than me and my piddly almost 2 books finished lol!


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