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Dewey’s Read-a-Thon

Dewey's Read-a-thon
Today is Dewey’s 24-hour Read-a-thon :D. Hopefully I’ve already started reading for the day already ;-). My main goal for the day is to finish the review book I’m currently working on:

Covenant of the Faceless Knights When a dangerous artifact goes missing from the Temple of The Shimmering One, the high priest in charge of the artifact’s protection realizes that he will not be able to retrieve the stolen relic without help. Calling upon Garius, the man who was once his own apprentice, Tiyarnon the High Priest enlists the aid of a man who is now an Inquisitor among the Order of the Faceless Knights. Garius, now a man of power and prestige, gathers a handful of allies to help complete his quest–but who among them is worthy of his trust? Aided by the mischievous Rose, a rogue among rogues, the stoic and blood thirsty Saeunn, and a promising but naïve elf named Elec, Garius hopes his training as one among the Faceless Knights has prepared him to keep his small company in check, let alone survive the trials to come. Garius must lead his band of allies into dark regions to recover the artifact before it falls into the hands of the evil being that once held it in order to ensure the continued safety of the Realm of Ashenclaw.


I’m at 22% currently according to my Kindle, so I should make it! I’m also going to be getting my reading for the Dragon Reborn readalong and take a quick break to write up the discussion post for it ;-). Finally, if I finish both of those, then I get to start Shadow and Bone :D

Shadow and BoneThe Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka.Alina, a pale, lonely orphan, discovers a unique power that thrusts her into the lavish world of the kingdom’s magical elite—the Grisha. Could she be the key to unravelling the dark fabric of the Shadow Fold and setting Ravka free?The Darkling, a creature of seductive charm and terrifying power, leader of the Grisha. If Alina is to fulfil her destiny, she must discover how to unlock her gift and face up to her dangerous attraction to him.But what of Mal, Alina’s childhood best friend? As Alina contemplates her dazzling new future, why can’t she ever quite forget him?


I’ll update here when I need to take a quick break, hehe!

Update 1: Whew, finally done with all the errands that boyfriend wanted me to come on. I read in the car don’t worry ;-) I’m at 45% of Covenants of the Faceless Knights and my kindle reports another 4 hours of reading will have me finished! I’m munching on some spaghetti with fried eggplant to recharge, so delicious :D. I got a bit sleepy there for a minute, but I think it was just the sun in the car since I’m raring to go now!

Update 2: Home stretch on my first book! I’m at ~80% and should easily finish that and then get my read-a-long reading done :D. The boyfriend is distracting me with pizza and girl scout cookies currently, hence the perfect time to post updates :D.

Update 3: Woot, I finished my first book! Covenant of the Faceless Knights has been on my review pile for almost a year, so I feel quite accomplished to have finished it. I didn’t like it as much as I hoped I would, but now it’s time to get to The Dragon Reborn read-a-long reading for the week, haha.

Anya from On Starships and Dragonwings Happy Reading!


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  1. Holy hell, Shadow and Bone! I hope you LOVE it!!

    I can’t believe I missed this. I am so super jealous!

  2. Good luck! Every time I join read-a-longs, I never get time to read! lol

  3. Good luck with your reading. I love the picture of the purple dragon clutching the book with love!

  4. Cayce (@Cayce_23) says:

    Hi Anya! Here to cheer: ~ Go, Anya :) I hope you have a great readathon.

    Good luck and happy reading/discussion post writing!

  5. Hannah @ Once Upon A Time says:

    Oh hey, you’re joining in too! :D o/ Good luck!

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