Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Bout of Books Read-a-thon May 2016

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, May 9th and runs through Sunday, May 15th 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 16 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!

Books to Read

    • How to Be Cool by Annie Carr
    • Anything You Want by Geoff Herbach


      Updates

      Monday 5/6/16
      Books Started:  How to Be Cool by Annie Carr
      Books Finished:  None
      Pages Read: HTBC 5% 
      Thoughts:  I didn't get much reading done on Monday.  I was hoping to get more reading in, but work got in the way. 
      Challenges
      Introduce Yourself #insixwords -- HERE!
      The challenge is simple: introduce yourself on Twitter, Instagram, or on this post using six words, no more, no less. Use the hashtags #boutofbooks and #insixwords



      Tuesday 5/10/16

      Books Started:  Anything You Want by Geoff Herbach
      Books Finished:  How to Be Cool by Annie Carr
      Pages Read:HTBC 5%/95% AYW 45%
      Thoughts: I got tons of reading done yesterday it was very productive now I need to work on my blog posts!
      Challenges:  
      Show Off Your Shelves Photo Challenge -- HERE!
      Share a picture of your books/shelves/nightstand/e-library/wherever you keep your books on Twitter, Instagram, or on this post. Use the hashtags #boutofbooks and #shelfie4boutofbooks


      Wednesday 5/11/16
      Books Started: None
      Books Finished: None
      Pages Read: AYW 45%/65%
      Thoughts: I need to pick up my reading again, work keeps getting in the way!!! 
      Challenges:  
      5 Favorites -- HERE
      Everybody loves sharing favorites and now we're giving you free rein to do just that. Pick the topic of your choice and share your 5 favorite books that fit. Topics could be a favorite genre, a favorite trope, book boyfriends, or ANYTHING. There's no limit to where you can take this!

      Favorite Book Genres:
      Mystery
      Memoir
      YA Fiction
      Fantasy 
      Romance


      Thursday 5/12/16 
      Books Started: None
      Books Finished: None
      Pages Read: AYW 65%/85%
      Thoughts: Same as yesterday I need to pick my reading up this weekend!
      Challenges:
      If You Like This, Try This -- HERE
      Since we all love recommending books, here's your chance to share the love.
      Example: If you like paranormal romance with bloodthirsty vikings, try Shelly Laurenston's Call of Crows series.
      Make sure you use the hashtag #boutofbooks on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, so we can see your recs.



      Friday 5/13/16
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      Saturday 5/14/16
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      Sunday 5/15/16
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