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Thanks for supporting Dewey’s Read-a-thon!


I just want to thank everyone for doing such a great job of supporting the read-a-thon today! It’s with a little bit of melancholy that Hannah and Nymeth and I run this read-a-thon, because it’s the first read-a-thon without Dewey. Dewey was such an inspiration to all of us as she was one of the people who brought book bloggers together into a community. You never realize what you have until that something’s gone, and it’s very apparent as we work on this read-a-thon what we’re missing.

We’re comforted, though, in knowing that in continuing events like the read-a-thon and weekly geeks that not only does Dewey live on in our memory, but we’re passing her on to other people who’ve never met her. She will be talked about for years to come.

Thank you for all your support!

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20 Responses to “Thanks for supporting Dewey’s Read-a-thon!”

  1. Betty and Boo's Mommy

    Lovely thoughts and sentiments about Dewey … she is in many of our hearts today, and always.


  2. Care


    Trish!! that’s who!


  3. Care

    and Hannah and Nymeth, too (I actually just read your lovely tender post – oops)


  4. Michelle

    Thank you so much for taking on this responsibility! We are ALL so appreciative of this!


  5. Maree

    It is a bittersweet readathon, isn’t it? But wouldn’t Dewey get a kick out of so many of us participating?
    You guys are doing *great* work _ thank you!!! 🙂


  6. Melissa @ Melissa's Bookshelf

    Thank you all for hosting it for us! It’s my first Read-A-Thon and I’ve been having a ball as a cheerleader 🙂

    Unfortunately I never had the good fortune to “know” Dewey in the blogosphere, but I know she must be proud of everyone participating!


  7. Lisamm

    It is so wonderful that the 3 of you are carrying on this annual event. You should all be very proud of yourselves..great job!


  8. Teddy

    I wasn’t a participant but I really do apprechiate that the three of you have kept it going. I love to read all the posts of the people participating and cheer them on. Maybe next time I’ll be able to be a cheerleader. I’m glad I was able to donate and hope that the winners enjoy the books!


  9. Robin

    Many kudos to the three of you for doing such a great job of organizing, coordinating, and facilitating this read-a-thon in memory of Dewey. She would have been so proud of you!


  10. Elizabeth

    It was a great day – I loved being a cheerleader! And I have a feeling Dewey would be very proud!


  11. natalie @ book, line, and sinker

    it’s a nice tribute to dewey that you’re keeping this going! great job, trish & crew. 🙂


  12. Robin of My Two Blessings

    Many, many thanks to you and Hannah and Nymeth and all your hard work. You did an absolutely fantastic job and I’m sure Dewey is sitting up in Heaven watching and very proud of you.


  13. Valerie

    Thanks to you, Hannah, and Nymeth for doing a great job organizing the read-a-thon! I really enjoyed it (my first one).


  14. Serena (Savvy Verse & Wit)

    It was a great read-a-thon….thanks for organizing it. I really had a great time and wished I had been able to participate when Dewey was with us.


  15. Lorin

    The read-a-thon was wonderful. Dewey would be proud, I’m sure.


  16. Gavin

    Thank you for all your hard work. The read-a-thon was amazing!


  17. claire

    Thank you so much.


  18. Anna

    Thanks for organizing the read-a-thon. It was great, and I think you three did Dewey proud.


  19. Dawn - She Is Too Fond Of Books

    Many thanks to you, Hannah, and Nymeth for organizing the readathon! I was on the periphery (jumped in as cheerleader mid-day Saturday); boy was everyone having a great time!

    Great work; congrats to all.


  20. S, Krishna

    You guys did an amazing job. Thanks for hosting!


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