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October 24, 2009

Read-A-Thon Update #1



Reading Time: 7 am to 8 am
Book: 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill
Pages Read: 43
Snack: Coffee!
Mood: Tired. I don't usually read first thing in the morning. But now I'm alert and ready for my second cup of coffee. This is a good book to start with. Very unique and some-what creepy stories.

6 comments:

  1. Coffee was my morning snack as well! I am going to add this book to my wish list. It looks interesting! Good luck!

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  2. Such a great morning here in South Alabama, just the perfect time to grab that cup of coffee and read, read, read!!! So keep up the great reading enjoy!!!
    the Transcendentalists team!

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  3. I don't usually read first thing in the morning, either. I've drunk four huge mugs of coffee, and now I'm starting to twitch. But, I'm finishing the first book on my pile, a Japanese mystery, and I must say there's something satisfying about getting so much done in the quiet "dawn". I have Joe Hill's "Heart Shaped Box". Maybe I'll get to parts of it today.

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  4. Ashley - If you like Stephen King, you'll love his son's books. Heart Shaped Box is a novel and 20th Century Ghosts is a collection of short stories. Both are fantastic!

    Thanks for visiting my blog during the read-a-thon. Congrats on your reading. 1000+ pages is awesome!!

    ccqdesigns - Thanks for stopping by. It was so nice to have so much encouragement!

    Bellezza - Eeek! 4 cups of coffee would have had me bouncing off the walls. I usually quit after 2 unless I've had a rough night. I had a Diet Mountain Dew earlier this afternoon and in spite of feeling tired, I was very jittery.

    I'm curious to hear what you think of Heart-Shaped Box. The first half really creeped me out!!

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  5. I love you pictures of the chair and your drink. I had to comment on this one because my grandfather had a very similar pipe rack and it made me smile.

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  6. Lisa - Thanks! I love that leather chair. It's quite comfy. I'll have to tell my husband about your comment about the pipe rack. I have no idea where he got it. He's had it forever!

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