Bout of Books 14 Updates and Challenges

Posted August 17, 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, August 17th and runs through 11:59pm Sunday, August 23rd 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 14 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

The Goals:

  • To read at least 5 books
  • 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
Big Fat Nothing. Took a vacation day and caught up on Pretty Little Liars. Oops! ๐Ÿ™‚

Tuesday
Reading: 40 pages of This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Finished: 0
Pages Read Today: 40
Total Pages Read: 40
Challenges: 0
**I did a lot of wedding stuff today**

Wednesday
Reading: 12 pages of Sophomores and Other Oxymorons by David Lubar, 40 pages of This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Finished: 0
Pages Read Today: 52
Total Pages Read: 92
Challenges: MASH

I live in a HOUSE in LONDON with my husband, TARVER MERENDSEN, our TWO kids, and our pet, HEDWIG. My best friend is CELAENA SARDOTHIEN and she helps me out with my arch-nemesis, VALENTINE. My job is being a PRINCESS and driving a KIA SORENTO.

Thursday
Reading: 37 pages of This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner, 28 pages of Sophomores and Other Oxymorons by David Lubar
Finished: 0
Pages Read Today: 65
Total Pages Read: 157
Challenges: Four Seasons Book Covers Challenge

My brother came over and surprised me, so that deterred my alone night curled up with my books. :/

Friday
Reading: 59 pages of This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner, 47 pages of Sophomores and Other Oxymorons by David Lubar
Finished: 0
Pages Read Today: 106
Total Pages Read: 263
Challenges: Character Soul Mates
Who: Maven from Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard and Caltain from Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Ship Name: Maltain or Caven <3
Why: I think these two are both conniving and I think they would have a lot of fun together. Maybe as much fun as Blair and Chuck (from Gossip Girl) did. They would be a fun ship, I think. Think of all the problems they could cause! ๐Ÿ™‚ Never a dull moment with them!

Saturday
Reading: 327 pages of Sophomores and Other Oxymorons by David Lubar
Finished: 1
Pages Read Today: 327
Total Pages Read: 590
Challenges: Today was my hosting day! ๐Ÿ™‚

Sunday
Reading: 20 pages of Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujasinski
Finished: 1
Pages Read Today: 20
Total Pages Read: 610
Challenges: None
Today we were at a wake all day and then had a birthday dinner for our friend. Didn’t get a chance to get caught up on my reading.

Overall:
Books Finished: 1
Pages Read: 610 pages
Challenges Participated In: 3

Overall, I’m pretty happy with myself. I had a lot of curve balls thrown at me this week and it wasn’t as slow of a week as I was hoping for. But even with all of that chaos, I accomplished more than most would. So, I’m okay with this ๐Ÿ™‚ Can’t wait until January for the next Bout of Books! ๐Ÿ™‚

Stephanie
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