Saturday, December 31, 2016

Bout of Books 18 - January 2017

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 2nd and runs through Sunday, January 8th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 18 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

 Bout of Books 17
Time Devoted to Reading

  • I want to read at least 1 hour a day and about 2-3 hours each day of the weekend! 

My Goals


  • My goal is to read at least four complete books in the next week!

Books to Read

The Devil's Daughter - Katee Robert



Updates

Monday 1/2
Challenge: Introduce Yourself #insixwords



Books Started: None
Books Finished: None
Pages Read:  The Devil's Daughter 36-190

Total Pages Read Today: 154
Total Pages Read for Challenge:  154
Thoughts:  I didn't get as much reading done as I had planned on my last day off, but I really needed to organize my life before going back to work and that involved a lot more time then I thought! Who knew laundry could pile up so quickly!


Tuesday 1/3
Challenge: 2017 in a Picture

My Goals for 2017 on my Blog:
  • I want to read 120 books again. 
  • I want to listen to 15 audiobooks! 
  • I want to update my blog format and make it more user friendly. 
  • I want to get my reviews done within a week of reading the book and not posting them all at once.
  • I want to read 20 books from my personal library!    
Books Started: None 
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: TDD 190 - 225
Total Pages Read Today: 36
Total Pages Read for Challenge: 190
Thoughts:  So this whole going back to work after 7 days off is really hard! I could not adult today and had a lot of trouble when I got home sitting down and reading.


Wednesday 1/4
Challenge: Book to Movie

Books Started: None 
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: TDD 225 - 247
Total Pages Read Today: 22
Total Pages Read for Challenge:  212
Thoughts:     I had a work party last night and didn't get much reading done.  I am hoping to get home early tonight and get to crawl into bed and read for awhile! I need a nice break!


Thursday 1/5
Challenge: Book Spine Poetry - Poetry is just not my thing so I am going to skip this challenge today.

Books Started: Around the World in 80 Tales - Dave Tomlinson
Books Finished: The Devil's Daughter
Pages Read: TDD 247 - 301,  ATW 1 - 12
Total Pages Read Today: 66
Total Pages Read for Challenge:  278
Thoughts:   I ended up getting sucked into Scarlett the audio book I was listening to so I didn't get much reading done.  Hopefully this weekend I will be able to finish some more books!
 

Friday 1/6
Challenge: If you like this, try this...

Books Started: Myths of Immortality - Raye Wagner
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: 1-20
Total Pages Read Today: 20
Total Pages Read for Challenge: 298
Thoughts:   I am hoping to read more on Saturday.

Saturday 1/7
Challenge: FREE DAY!

Books Started:  None
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: MOI 20 - 60
Total Pages Read Today: 40
Total Pages Read for Challenge:  338
Thoughts:   I ended up going skiing for the day so I got no reading done.


Sunday 1/8


Books Started: None
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: MOI 60 - 114
Total Pages Read Today:  54
Total Pages Read for Challenge: 392
Thoughts:    I just couldn't get into reading today.  I cleaned the house and worked on organizing some of my stuff.  I am aiming to read more during this week! I didn't really accomplish my goals since I only read 1 book.  I have been on an audiobook kick too! 

18 comments:

  1. I've also joined this one! Bet it's going to be fun. I hope you reach all your goals 😀

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  2. I'm excited about Bout of Books 18. Best of luck to us both on meeting our reading goals. Let me know if I can help you with anything along the way.
    Happy page turning and happy New Year!
    Oh, and if you come across a 2017 debut author, please let me know! - J
    http://jlennidornerblog.what-are-they.com

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    1. Thank you for stopping by! Good luck with the challenge as well!

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  3. I always see the Bout of Books challenge but I've never participated! Best of luck in August. =)

    Happy New Year, Kristyn!

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

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  4. Good luck with your reading goals and challenges for BoB! I wish I had the time to read at least one hour each day. That sounds so wonderful.

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  5. Happy reading to you!! Good luck with your reading goals this round of BOB. I am having a blast so far and have just finished my first book around 2pm... It's wet and rainy where I live, which has made it easy to stay indoors and focus on reading. :-)

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    1. Thank you so much! That is awesome you got through your first book Congrats!! Yes wet and rainy always makes me read more because I don't want to go out!

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  6. I hope you've been having fun so far and getting in that reading time you wanted to.

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    1. Thank you! It has been a little rough this week getting all my reading in.

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  7. Looks like you are doing great with your goals. Hope you have a great weekend.

    Bemused Bookworm
    https://goo.gl/ASA4c7

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    1. Thank you so much!! Have a great weekend too!

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