Bout of Books 11!

Bout of Books

Yeah! I’m totally signing up for Bout of Books again! I’m really looking forward to it!

In case you don’t know … here’s what it’s all about:

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 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th 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 11 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

Sounds exciting, right?! I’m so excited! I’ll also be keeping track of my goals and progress here on this page.

My goals:

  • Read
  • Visit new blogs
  • Participate in at least 1 challenge

Once again, I’m keeping it very simple. It works best for me that way … I don’t like to feel pressured, once I get to that point I essentially shut down 😦

My progress:

Monday August 18 

  • Time read: 121 minutes
  • Pages read: 124 pages
  • Challenges: Book Scavenger Hunt … that was a lot of fun! And my non-bookish friends on Instagram are probably hating me for blowing up their feed temporarily 🙂
    • Also today I finished Father of Fear by Ethan Cross … a review book that I’m scheduled for a review on 9/2. It was really good!!

Tuesday August 19

  • Time read: 162 minutes
  • Pages read: 186 pages
  • Challenges:

Wednesday August 20

  • Time read: 60 minutes
  • Pages read: 56 pages
  • Challenges:

Thursday August 21

  • Time read: 51 minutee
  • Pages read: 67 pages
  • Challenges:

Friday August 22

  • Time read: 84 minutes
  • Pages read: 90 pages
  • Challenges:

Saturday August 23

  • Time read: 99 minutes
  • Pages read: 73 pages
  • Challenges:

Sunday August 24

  • Time read: 46 minutes
  • Pages read: 30 pages
  • Challenges:
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