Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon: Hours 6 & 7 Update

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October 17, 2015 by madbooklove

Reading: The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Reading Time: 77 minutes

Pages Read: 76 (+ a children’s book)

After soaking in the tub with a new book – The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes – I read a quick book with my son. Now I’m back to Sense, roughly half way through, and I have very little idea what is going on.

One of my “things” when it comes to reading is a general refusal to read reviews or the cover information before picking something up. I just don’t want any hint at all as to the contents of the book (outside of genre). Perhaps I think that I’ll have a better experience, or a more genuine experience, if I open the book with next to no expectation. Sometimes this approach garners the exact result I strive for. Sometimes I end up wondering if I would have had a better sense of direction if I’d known in advance what I was getting myself into. Only time will tell which is this case with this book.

Onward and forward!

***My Readathon Blurb Found Below***

If you’re participating, please let me know and I’ll come by and say hi during my hourly breaks!

And best of luck to all my fellow readathoners!

Feel free to come cheer me on or check out what I’m reading on my Twitter (@madbooklove) or on Goodreads ( or, of course, you can always check out my latest updates here.



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