Bout Of Books 8.0

Bout of Books

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, August 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 8.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

This is my FAVORITE readathon ever! I have made good friends on here in the past and I am excited to do it again! Last Bout of Books ! I got to meet my Book BFFs with whom we started a Goodreads Group, Twitter, Facebook Page and YouTube Channel!

This Bout Of Books the Book BFFs decided to participate in our own goals and challenges as well as our personal ones!!

  1. Read a Book with either a male or multiple POV.
  2. Read a Children’s Classic
  3. Read a book I’ve procrastinated
  4. Read a Novella
  5. Read a debut
  6. Read a book which has been made or will be made into a movie

And here are my personal challenges:
7.Read 150-200 pages a day
8.Start a series
9.Finish a series
10.Let everyone know about my awesome Book BFFs
11.Read a book that was recently Released
12.Read a Standalone

Books I have Selected to read (not all of course) that match my set Challenges/goals:

  1. The Maze Runner by James Dashner (1,6,8)
  2. Pushing The Limits by Katie McGarry (3,5,8,11?)
  3. Reboot by Amy Tinterra (3, 5,8,11)
  4. The Giver by Lois Lowry (1,2,6)
  5. Sever by Lauren DeStefano (3,9,11?)
  6. Daimon by Jennifer L. Armentrout (4)
  7. Illuminate by Aimee Agresti (3,5,8)
  8. Anna and The French Kiss by Anna Perkins (3,5,8)
  9. Fingerprints Of You by Kristen-Paige Madonia (3,5,12)
  10. Unraveling by Elizabeth Norris (3,5,8)

So of course  won’t realistically be able to read 10 books in a week… Maybe… Who Knows! But this is my Bout Of Books 8.0 reading list!

Book BFFs:
Melissa @ Harley Bear Book Blog
Angela @ Reading Angels
Lindsay @ The Novel Life
Rie @ Mission To Read

Now this is my sign up and goal post !

Goals and Updates!!

Updates

Monday

Books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 0
Thoughts: So today was the day after my son’s 4th birthday party (he has another one on the day of his actual birthday on the 25th) and I eneded up feeling HORRIBLE and went to sleep at 4:30 PM after watching Breaking Bad all day long! So all in all; today was an epic FAIL concerning Bout Of Books! OOPSIES!
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Happy Reading everyone!

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Bout Of Books 7.0 Goals! {UPDATED}

Bout of Books

Time Devoted to Reading:

I will try to read a minimum of 4 hours a day!

  • Everytime I go out for a cigarette ( I know, yuck)
  • TV time is going to be cut in half!
  • When Hubby gets home from work I go read immediately unless I am already reading! (duh)
  • Thursday is my TV exception (Grey’s Anatomy season finale and The Office Series finale)

I will be reading all week, everyday, obviously!

My Goals

  • Read books that have been sitting there, sad and unread for a while.
  • Read 3 books!
  • Maybe read an adult fiction book?
  • Read my library books!
  • Participate in 4 Challenges
  • Write notes on the books I’ll be reading.
  • Participate in all 3 Twitter Chat
  • Spend a span of 7 hours doing nothing but reading. In a row. (twitter is ok)
  • Sequels!
  • FIND MY ONLINE BOOK/ BOOK BLOGGING BFF!!!!!! WHERE ARE YOU!?!?!?!

Books to Read

  1. Pulse by Patrick Carman ( Library book)
  2. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (sequel)
  3. Starters by Lissa Price (sad and unread)
  4. The Assasin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke (Library book)
  5. Crossed by Ally Condie ( Sequel AND sad and unread)
  6. Nameless by Lili  St-Crow
  7. When We Wake by Karen Healey

If I read all these before the readathon is over these are next in line:

  1. Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward (adult)
  2. What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang (Sad and Unread)

Updates

Monday

Books I’ve read today: Pulse By Patrick Carman
Total number of books I’ve read: none finished! uhoh
Thoughts: I barely read! Today was mostly a social and “make friends” kind of day! Tomorrow I am strictly (mostly) reading! I met my new Book BFFs thanks to this Read-A-Thon!
Challenge link: Bookspine Poetry

Tuesday
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 0
Pages Read: about 120
Books reading/read: Still on Pulse. It’s not as captivating as I’d hoped!!!
Challenge: Musical Challenge!

Wednesday
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 0
Books: Still on Pulse… It’s Dragging!
Updates: Ugh, Life got in the way and had to be a mommy today. Did some running around and cooking and fun stuff. Participated in the Twitter Chat! It was a BLAST! My book goals are so not fulfilled! My social goals are through the roof though! Updated my goals! No challenge today!

Thursday
Number of books I’ve read today: 1!
Total number of books I’ve read: 1!
Books: Pulse by Patrick Carman
Updates: I FINALLY finished book one! Now I am having a very difficult time deciding what to pick up! HELP!
Challenges: Acrostic Poem! I loved that challenge! It is a good way to summarize a book and work your creative juices!

Friday
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Books: Pulse By Patrick Carman, The Goddess Test (put aside). Now reading When We Wake by Karen Healey

Updates: My son was leaving for the weekend so I was busy doing some packing for him, then hubby got home and we ended up spending some time nerding out and playing Soul Calibur 4. I read all of 45 pages. Life got in the way but thanks to the Bout of Books Read-A-Thon I got back into blogging and made some true life long friends!! I am so happy with the outcome so far!
Challenge: Read too much!! oops!

Saturday
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read:2
Books: Pulse by Patrick Carman and When We Wake by Karen Healey

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Challenge: I won’t be participating in a challenge because I don’t have an E-Reader! 😦

Bout Of Books 7.0

Bout of Books

This is my FAVORITE readathon ever! I have made good friends on here in the past and I am excited to do it again! It also gives me an opportunity to revive my blog! The past few years have been beyond stressful! And this blog has suffered a great deal for it!

Sorry Blog!

Now this is simply my sign up post! My goal post will be posted shortly!

Happy Reading everyone!

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 13th and runs through Sunday, May 19th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 7.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog.

Bout Of Books 6.0 Goals

Bout of Books Read-a-Thon
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 7th and runs through Sunday, January 13th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 6.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books 6.0 team

Well, here I am again! Participating in my favorite Read-a-thon ever! No way in hell was I going to miss it!
So here goes my list of goals and updates!

TIME DEVOTED TO READING

I will be reading  as much as I can all week. With a minimum of 2 hours/day

MY GOALS

  • Let fellow Bout Of Book-ers know that I moved my blog from Blogger to WordPress
  • Read 4-5 Books
  • Have FUN!
  • Make New Friends
  • Review ALL the books I read during the Read-a-Thon

BOOKS TO READ

  • Frostbite by Richelle Mead
  • Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  • Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Glitch by Heather Anastasiu
  • Shaedesof Gray byAmanda Bonilla

UPDATES

Monday
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Total number of books I’ve read: NONE!
Books: Currently Reading Frostbite by Richelle Mead

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