Which hour was most daunting for you? Hour 22 was brutal. I nodded off repeatedly until I just decided to sleep for the rest of the hour and start fresh for hour 23.
Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?Childhood favorites (I'm definitely reading Judy Blume in October.)Short story collections (Ray Bradbury) Graphic novels
Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?No suggestions. The Read-a-Thon was great as usual.
What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon? I really liked the Cheerleaders again this year. #TeamHughes is the best!
How many books did you read? I read three books.
What were the names of the books you read? I am the Messenger by Markus ZusakMemories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Which book did you enjoy most? I enjoyed them all, but I think I enjoyed Memories of My Melancholy Whores the most because it has profound sentimental value for me.
Which did you enjoy least? I can't answer this question. Each book was excellent in its own way.
If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders? I wasn't a Cheerleader.
How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time? I am very likely to participate in the Read-a-Thon again. I will be a Reader again, and I am considering spending some time as a Cheerleader.