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May Readathon

Happy Wednesday everybody!

How’s your week going by far? It’s a mix of okaaaay and great!

As every month, we try to do a readathon. A readathon is basically an event, usually with a time limit, where you set a certain goal you would like to read. The goal of doing a readathon is to help you read more during that period of time than you would any other time. We usually do a readathon for two or three days and one time we did it for a whole week.

This time we did it for two days and we did not reach the time limit that we set. We told you that our mood was *meh*.

But it happens and we are still proud of what we read!

— J —

My goal was to finish reading “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah and continue “Pillars of the Earth” by Ken Follett, which by the way it is not the lightest book that is in the market. But I love a challenge and I really wanted to accomplish this one.

Let’s start by saying that the challenge began Sunday morning at midnight and okay, it was fine. I read like 30 pages and then I went to bed because the next morning I had to go to church and wake up early. Next morning, I went to church and then I had the idea of doing some window shopping and I didn’t notice the time so when I got home it was 8 pm. Then I had a major headache and didn’t read a thing the whole day.

Then, Monday come and I had to do some grocery shopping and the whole day I spent reading “Born a Crime” and sadly didn’t finish it.

I still read a lot but I was sad because I didn’t reach the goal I set.

— S —

Soooooo…  I would like to start saying that I had a great weekend!

The best so far in the UK, so I am not feeling guilty about failing also this Readathon, I actually feel happy about the books I am reading.

The first “book” is from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, We should all be feminists, which I gave 5 Stars!

I say “books” because it is actually an essay. It’s a MUST to read this book!

And during my “sunbathing” time on the beautiful White cliff of Dover,  I started reading “Born a crime” written by Trevor Noah.

Also an amazing and interesting book! I can already say it, even if I didn’t reach half of the book! 24% exactly!

Oooooohhh weeell!

To make you all happy, I can just promise you that there will be a post about Dover!

 What about you? Have you ever done a readathon? If yes, how do you plan to do it? Do you focus more on how many pages you read or how many books you are planning to read?

Let us know in the comment section down below and don’t forget to follow us and give us a like if you like this kind of blog post!

J&S.

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