Readathon 2018


Tomorrow, Dewey’s 24-hour readathon is going to break my reading slump.

I guess it isn’t a slump, really—just six weeks in which I only read three books, two of which were audio. I just haven’t wanted to pick anything up since I finished the last batch, and for the most part I’ve actually been fine with it, doing crosswords on my phone in a lot of the time that I normally would have been using to read. But I have several things lined up now, and I’m ready to get back into them.

I have also decided that, for me, the 24-hour readathon is going to take on a slightly different definition. Rather than attempting to read for 24 hours straight, I’m going to consider it 24 hours in which I read as much as possible instead of doing normal weekend things. And with that in mind, these are the books I’m going to pull from:

Warbreaker, by Brandon Sanderson
Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life, by Yiyun Li
The Natural Way of Things, by Charlotte Wood
Free Will, by Sam Harris
The Fifth Child, by Doris Lessing
The Happy Atheist, by P.Z. Myers
Jessica Jones, Vol. 1: Uncaged!, by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos
X-23, Vol. 1: The Killing Dream, by Marjorie Liu and Alina Urusov
Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D., by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev
This Idea Must Die, edited by John Brockman
Harmless Like You, by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

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