Mini-Challenge Book Appetit
Sheila over at http://bookjourney.wordpress.com/ brought us this challenge
It is a novel based on the true story of a boy soldier's survival under the murderous regime of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.
rice (Tens of thousands of people died from starvation during the Khmer Rouge regime, despite the fact that they had been herded into work camps and forced to work digging ditches and growing rice)
fish stew (main character's favorite dish)
ice cream (main character sold ice cream pre-Khmer Rouge)
music " In my town, music is like air, always there."(p.3)
Cambodian love song
French love song
American rock 'n' roll (The Beatles, Elvis Presley, and Chubby Checker)
Hour 4 Mini-Challenge
Felicia over at http://www.geekybloggersbookblog.com presented this challenge:
I am reading Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick.
It is a novel based on the true story of a boy soldier's survival under the murderous regime of the Khmer Rouge.
I would rename the novel Rules to Live By: How to Survive a Murderous Regime
Hour 5 Mini-Challenge Self Portrait
Hour 8 Mini-Challenge "Book Sentence"
Create a sentence using only book titles.
Take a picture of the books stacked.
Hour 11 Mini-Challenge "Picture It"
Hour 12 Mid-Event Survey
1) How are you doing? Sleepy? Are your eyes tired?
I am very sleepy and my eyes are tired.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #6 Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick
Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick. I have the feeling this book will stay with me for a lifetime.4) What about your favorite snacks?
I didn't plan my snacks very well, but I am glad I have Ritz crackers and Granny Smith apples. I would do just about anything at this point for cinnamon bears or cinnamon jolly ranchers.
5) Have you found any new blogs through the readathon? If so, give them some love.
This is my second read-a-thon and I am so glad I discovered these mini-challenges. Through the challenges I have discovered:
I will be sure to stop by these blogs in the future (after screen-free week of course) Now it is time for Love and Other Perishable Items