This time next week I'm going to be participating in Dewey's 24-Hour Read-a-Thon. In case you don't know, it's a day-long, worldwide event in which participants do nothing but read and blog and tweet about their reading. Some people opt to cheer the readers on, and some people do a bit of both.
Last time, I was a cheerleader; this time I want to read as well as cheer.
I thought I share my stacks of possible Read-a-thon books. I'll be lucky to get three books read, but here's what I'm going to pick from (click on photo to enlarge):
Left (top to bottom): The Magykal Papers is a wonderful supplement to the Septimus Heap middle-reader fantasy series that I found at the library. Laura Rider's Masterpiece is contemporary fiction. A Whole Nother Story is another middle reader book.The Devouring and Oathbreaker are young adult fantasy. Fables 1, Fables 2, and Blankets are all graphic novels. The Georges and the Jewels is a Jane Smiley book for middle readers. Elynia is a novel in lyric. Sword of Fire and Ice is graphic novel. Vampire Diaries and Mr. Darcy, Vampyre look fun. And Levianthan was irresistible.
Middle (top to bottom): Sadly, I haven't yet read Julie and Julia; Stitches is a graphic memoir. Liar, Invisible I, Deadly Little Secret, Five Minutes More, and Breathless are all young adult. The Chocolate Run is women's lit. The Tear Collector and The Devil's Kiss both sound spooky. The Warrior Heir is the first in a fantasy series.
Right side (top to bottom): The first two are young adult novels by different authors and different publishers: Demon Princess and Demon King. The Xibalba Murders is a mystery. Kitty and the Midnight Hour is an urban fantasy. I've been dying to read The Uglies, so this might be my chance. Valeria's Last Stand and Fallen are fantasies of sorts. The Texicans is a western; Century and Lady Macbeth's Daughter are more young adult. Winter in Thrush Green is a British novel; Ice Land is kind of historical fiction and fantasy (I think). And at the bottom is Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
Oh, and I forgot to mention that I have some eBooks and audiobooks lined up as well!! If nothing else, I'll be able to find something to suit my mood.