Monday, January 8, 2018

Bout of Books 21 - Jan 8th to 14th

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 8th and runs through Sunday, January 14th 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 21 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

Bout of Books
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 and write reviews. 

Books to Read

  • Ghostboy, Chameleon & the Duke of Graffiti Olivia Wildenstein
  • In Black and White - Catherine Lavender 

Updates

Monday 1/8
Books Started: Ghostboy, Chameleon & the Duke of Graffiti -- Olivia Wildenstein
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: GCDG - 1/31
Thoughts: I listened to an audio book at work so I wasn't to motivated to sit down and read last night.  I am hoping tonight that changes. 
Total Pages Read Total: 31
Total Pages Read for Challenge:
Challenge: Introduce yourself #insixwords

Tuesday 1/9
Books Started: None
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: GCDG  31/60
Thoughts: I didn't get a lot of reading done yesterday hopefully more tomorrow.
Total Pages Read Total: 29
Total Pages Read for Challenge: 60
Challenge: Share your 2018 reading goal(s)
Got a reading goal or two or ten for the new year? Share with us! Comment below, tweet it out, collage it on Instagram, film it on YouTube, or post it on your blog. Remember to use the hashtag #boutofbooks #2018goals if your platform of choice uses hashtags.

My Reading Goals for this year are:
Read 75 books
Catch up on past reviews and ARC's
Post My Reviews On Time

Wednesday 1/10
Books Started: In Black and White - Catherine Lavender 
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: IBW 1/42
Thoughts: I got some more reading done today, not as much as I was hoping for though.
Total Pages Read Total: 42
Total Pages Read for Challenge: 102
Challenge: Book spine rainbow

Thursday 1/11
Books Started: None 
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: None 
Thoughts:  I ended up getting a cold and felt awful.  I didn't get any reading done.
Total Pages Read Total: None
Total Pages Read for Challenge: 102
Challenge: ALL THE FAVORITES!

Friday 1/12
Books Started: None 
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: None 
Thoughts:  I ended up getting a cold and felt awful.  I didn't get any reading done.
Total Pages Read Total: None
Total Pages Read for Challenge: 102 
Challenge: Newspaper headlines

Saturday 1/13
Books Started: None 
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: IBW 42-65
Thoughts: This cold is not helping my reading! 
Total Pages Read Total: 23
Total Pages Read for Challenge: 125
Challenge: Book spine poetry

Sunday 1/14
Books Started: None
Books Finished: None
Pages Read: IBW 65-80
Thoughts: I am starting to feel better, but had way to much to catch up on to sit down and read a lot this weekend! 
Total Pages Read Total: 15
Total Pages Read for Challenge: 140
Challenge: Leave a book review

12 comments:

  1. I am seeing this all over. Good luck and I hope you achieve all your goals.

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  2. Good luck to your reading goals! Post reviews on time is one of mines too :-)

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  3. Catching up on ARCs is one of my goals too. You're doing great with Bout of Books! I've been having trouble reading this week, too, but I'm hoping to get some more in this weekend. Happy reading!

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    1. Thank you so much! I hope you get caught up this weekend! Happy Reading!

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  4. are you still working at it? I don't see your updates for Thursday

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  5. I hope you've been having fun with Bout of Books and been getting a lot of reading done! Good luck with today and tomorrow!

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