The Halloween ReadAThon hosted by Lauren @ WonderlessReviews ends today – so I decided it was an appropriate time to wrap everything up and evaluate how I did. Happy Halloween! Catch up on previous Halloween ReadAThon posts here.
NEARLY. I’m still trying to finish And I Darken by Kiersten White – I wanted to read Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children but I couldn’t get a hold of a copy at the library in time. The waiting list at the library is seven people long – despite having ten copies, all are out on loan. That means waiting for effectively 17 people to read and return the book (with a 3 week loan period that can be repeated up to four times – sigh).
COMPLETE. This one goes to Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead as previously mentioned in update posts!
NEARLY. I haven’t picked up The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins in the last two weeks but when I last was reading it, I very much enjoyed it. I’m still annoyed that the film adaptation moved a British-centric plot to New York. Why? America gets all the best films set there, especially New York. Normally I wouldn’t be surprised, but this book was written on the Jubilee line (an underground tube line in London). As a Londoner myself it has definitely put me off going to see the film.
COMPLETE. This one goes to Smile of the Harlequin!
COMPLETE. COMPLETE. Treat: for this one I read Half Blood by Jennifer L Armentrout – this was one of the books I won as part of a twitter giveaway from FairyLoot back in September.
NEARLY. I finished three books and have another three I’ve nearly finished. The list of books I completed are:
- Vampire Academy, Richelle Mead
- Half Blood, Jennifer L Armentrout
- Smile of the Harlequin, Veronica Cervilla
Then, the books I have almost finished and would be included in this challenge area:
- And I Darken by KierstenWhite
- 1984, George Orwell
- The Girl on The Train, Paula Hawkins
Did you participate in this readathon? Did you manage to complete it? Let me know in the comments!
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