Bout of Books 13

Posted May 11, 2015 by Stephanie in / 0 Comments

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, May 11th and runs through Sunday, May 17th 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 13 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

It’s that time of the year again! 🙂 Super excited. I never seem to accomplish my goals. But I’m going to try again. But I think I’m going to change it up a bit. Instead of having of a goal of a certain amount of books…I think I’m going to go with a certain amount of pages instead… What’ya think? Maybe then I’ll be able to accomplish my goals. 🙂

The Goals:

  • To read at least 2,000 pages
  • To visit at least 3-5 participants per day
  • To participate in at least 2 challenges
  • To participate in at least 1 Twitter Chat

The Updates:
Monday
Reading: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick and Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
Finished: 0
Pages Read Today: 88 pages from Black Ice and 61 pages from Isla (149 pages)
Total Pages Read: 149 pages read
Challenges: Bookish Survey

Tuesday
Reading: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick and Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
Finished: 0
Pages Read Today: 32 pages from Black Ice and 141 pages from Isla (173 pages)
Total Pages Read: 322 pages total read
Challenges: 0

Wednesday
Reading: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick and Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
Finished: 1
Pages Read Today: 35 pages from Black Ice and 137 pages from Isla (172 pages)
Total Pages Read: 494 pages total read
Challenges: Book Haiku

Thursday
Reading: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick, Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard, Great by Sara Benincasa
Finished: 0
Pages Read Today: 72 pages from Black Ice, 45 pages of Something Strange and Deadly, and 130 pages from Great (247 pages)
Total Pages Read: 741 pages
Challenges: 0

Friday
Had a headache.

Saturday
Had a family party.

Sunday
Pops turned 75. Maybe read a page… :/

Overall:
I’m pretty proud of myself. I may not have accomplished all of the goals. But considering there were 3 days that I was unable to read at all and I almost hit half of the pages I wanted to during a work week… Yea, I’m pretty happy with that! All-in-all, I had a blast and cannot wiat until the next #BoutofBooks in August! 🙂

Finished 1 full book
Read 741 pages total
Participated in 2 challenges

Stephanie
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