The finish line is in sight! Just 60 more minutes until the end of the Read-a-thon. To keep you going, here’s Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship.


For this hour, please answer the End of Event meme on your blog, then come back here and add your specific post’s link to Mr. Linky. Meme:

1. Which hour was most daunting for you?
2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?
3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?
4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon?
5. How many books did you read?
6. What were the names of the books you read?
7. Which book did you enjoy most?
8. Which did you enjoy least?
9. If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders?
10. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time?

If you think you’re in the running for most pages read or most time spent reading, include your numbers via this form, and we’ll announce the winners later.

Finally, if you were a participant in any way (reader or cheerleader!) please e-mail us (deweyreadathon AT gmail) your vote for Most Enthusiastic Cheerleader (make that the subject).

Winners Announced

None this hour

Still Ongoing

Most Hated Challenge

Cliffhanger Challenge

Reading Sanctuary

36 thoughts on “Hour 24

  1. Just finally completed the tour and the drawing for my RIF challenge from hours 10, 11 and 12. The winners are posted on the challenge post. Which I’ve linked this comment to. But here they are:

    Michelle~ New Horizon Reviews
    Bonnie Jacobs
    debnance at readerbuzz

    thanx to everyone who participated

    read with joy


  2. Hellooooo everyone!!! Thank you for all your lovely comments and thanks to the organisers and cheerleaders and everyone. This has been my first read-a-thon but by golly it won’t be my last….I haven’t read all the books for a start!!!!! Let’s be honest – I’ve only read two…plenty left for next time. It was lovely to meet such wonderful bookish friends.


  3. Well, I’m finally turning in a challenge on the early side. I’ve missed the deadlines on several but am getting the hang of this. Thanks to everyone who participated in this — I enjoyed myself immensely. See you in blogland and, of course, at the fall RaT.


  4. Less than an hour to go~

    Just posted my reply to the End of Event Meme, then back to my cheerleading program. 😉

    I’ve had a blast~ ❤



  5. I want to thank to everyone who cheered, commented, organized and did something to participate in the read-a-thon. This was my first time and I soo hope I can join the next time. I loved it!!
    I wanted to finish 3 books but I only finished 2 books, so I’m a little bit disappointed but nonetheless I’m still proud of myself =)
    I’ve just finished my second books and written the final challenge so I’m off to bed.
    And the sun is shining in Atlanta,Georgia….


  6. Not long left now. i don’t want it to end, despite how much I want and need sleep!
    I posted the End of Event meme, because I am not sure if I am going to finish my audiobook in time for the end.
    I can’t wait for the next readathon though 😀
    Thank you for the wonderful 24 hours!


  7. Congrats everyone! Huge thank you to the organizers, mini-challenge hosts, & cheerleaders! (and everyone who commented or cheered on through twitter!)


  8. Thank you, Thank you! I thoroughly enjoyed this Read-a-Thon even though I didn’t put in as many minutes or read as many pages as in last October. I’ve posted my End of Event Meme and will be making a couple more posts with comments and observations.


  9. Thank you a million times over to all of the hosts, challenge writers, fantastic fellow readers and amazing cheerleaders! I can’t wait to do this again in October!!!


  10. This was my first Read-A-Thon, and I am really impressed with how organized everything was and how much fun I had. I already look forward to the next one. Great Job to all who took part, especially those who had a hand in organizing the challenges and cheers!

    Until next time. 😉


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