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Preparation for Dewey’s read-a-thon: October 2016

Mt TBR hit 300 books last week. That’s far and away the highest it has ever been and it’s freaking me out a little. Fortunately, my very favourite reading challenge is on this weekend. Dewey’s read-a-thon runs twice a year–in April and October. It runs for 24 hours, but participation for the full length is optional. Which […]

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Dewey’s read-a-thon, April 2016

Dewey’s 24-hour Read-a-thon took place on Sunday, Australian time. For those who have somehow managed to miss my incessant posting about it, the event is basically a chance for book geeks across the world to get together and read as much as possible. It is also held in honour of its founder, a book blogger who […]

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Preparation for Dewey’s Read-a-thon, April 2016

With my Mt To-Be-Read hitting record heights and my #ReadMyOwnDamnBooks figures looking sad, my reading stats could use a boost. Fortunately, my very favourite reading challenge is on this weekend. Dewey’s read-a-thon runs twice a year–in April and October. It runs for 24 hours, but participation for the full length is optional. Which is a good thing, […]

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Dewey’s read-a-thon report: October 2015

Dewey’s 24-hour Read-a-thon took place on Sunday, Australian time. For those who have somehow managed to miss my incessant posting about it, the event is basically a chance for book geeks across the world to get together and read as much as possible. It is also held in honour of its founder, a book blogger who […]

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Preparation for Dewey’s Read-a-thon, October 2015

My haul from Conflux 11 might have been modest, but I could always use a boost when it comes to keeping on top of Mt TBR. Fortunately, Dewey’s read-a-thon is taking place this weekend! For those unaware, the read-a-thon runs twice a year–in April and October. It runs for 24 hours, but participation for the […]

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Brewing Community with Andi Miller

Brewing Community is a series of guest posts in which readers, writers, artists and fans are invited to share their experiences of community. Whether online or in person, these groups bring a great deal of support and sometimes stress to their members. The aim of this series is to share the joy and find ways […]

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Dewey’s Read-a-thon: April 2015

Dewey’s 24-hour Read-a-thon took place on Sunday, Australian time. For those who have somehow managed to miss my incessant posting about it, the event is basically a chance for book geeks across the world to get together and read as much as possible. It is also held in honour of its founder, a book blogger […]

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Loose-leaf Links for April

Awards News Hugo Awards The shortlist for the Hugo Awards was announced at the beginning of the month amid much controversy. SF Signal have an annotated shortlist showing the original nominations as well as the replacements that were made after nominations were declined or found ineligible. It also has links to where the nominations can legally […]

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Dewey’s read-a-thon

I’ve always been a bookworm and this weekend I got a chance to really indulge by participating in Dewey’s 24-hour read-a-thon. It started at 11pm local time. Not being masochistic enough to go for the full 24-hours, I made sure to get a good night’s sleep (really, it’s safer for everyone). My tweets tell the […]

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Dewey’s Read-a-thon preparation

With Conflux now well and truly over, I’ve been preparing for the next event on my calendar: Dewey’s 24-hour read-a-thon. I mentioned this event in my September signal boosts, but wanted to give it a bit more attention now that it is drawing closer. The read-a-thon is one of the few things that keeps Mt […]

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