It's been two and a half hours since I started but I've only gotten about 65 pages read of Todd Newton's The Ninth Avatar finished. But I know I'll finish it today.
Anyway, for Hour 3, Bobbie of 'Til We Read Again gives us the following mini-challenge:
Welcome to Hour 3 Mini Challenge. I will be your host:) This challenge is just for fun. Listed below is a series of questions. Please put your nominees for the following categories.
Please list the books in which the characters reside;)
Favorite Female Character in a book: Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell (Does manga count? This is very literary, thoughtful manga.)
Favorite Male Character in a book: Yossarian in Catch-22
Favorite Side Kick in a book: Y.T. in Snow Crash
Favorite Couple in a Book: Potok and Černá in City Sister Silver (They have one of the most beautiful passages I've ever read.)
Favorite Book Series: Lord of the Rings, followed by Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles
Favorite Author: Roberto Bolaño!
Favorite Book Cover: Unforgiving Years by Victor Serge (See it here - totally sums up the atmosphere of the book.)
Favorite Book of 2009: Roberto Bolaño's 2666
Good luck with the read-a-thon everyone!