Friday, January 2, 2015

Bout of Books Goals and Updates

Bout of Books

I am going to participate again in this read-a-thon! It is my like 9th time.  I really need to get caught up on some books and when I saw others participating in it I knew it was perfect for me.  It starts on the 5th!
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 8.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog.
Don't forget to use the #boutofbooks hashtag when updating on Twitter and follow boutofbooks.
I will be updating my progress here on my webpage and on my my twitter page. 


Time Devoted to Reading:
Hoping to get a lot of reading done this week!  I would like to read at least 2 hours a day.  But we'll see.  Usually something always comes up. This week I will be out of town for 3 of the days... but still hoping to get some good reading in.

My Goals:
I seriously have had so many books come into the library out of nowhere.  I really want to get these read, there are a few more books I hope to also get to but for now this will be my goal... I am really trying to finish the Inheritance series.  These books are seriously long!  I must finish them!!  So this week I really want to.  I am hoping to finish Brisingr by the time Bout of Books starts.  I only have one book for my goal because it's so long.  If I happen to finish it during the week that is going to be amazing!!



Updates
Monday
Number of books I've read today: 0
Name of book: 0
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Tuesday
Number of books I've read today:1
Total number of books I've read: 1
Total pages:100
Name of Book: Brisingr
Number of Hours I've read:1
What else I did:  Been commenting on blogs, commenting on my own blog, writing up a review.  Hoping to get to even more reading tonight.

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Sunday
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Challenges/Giveaways 

Monday 1/5 

Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt -- Caught Read Handed

New Year's Resolutions -- The Book That...


Tuesday 1/6
Top 10 Recommendations -- Trees of Reverie


Wednesday 1/7
Character Coupling -- Writing My Own Fairy Tale


Thursday 1/8
The Synopsis Challenge -- LuLo Fangirl
Create a Playlist -- Daring Damsels


Friday 1/9
Describe Your Book in Pictures -- The Book Monsters


Saturday 1/10
Literary Quote Challenge -- Gone with the Words
Rewrite the Story -- A Daydreamer's Thoughts


Sunday 1/11
My (dysfunctional) Book Family -- Auggie Talk
#insixwords Challenge -- Falling Down the Book Hole



Twitter Chats
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TZC = Time Zone Conversion

Monday: 1pm CST (TZC)
Wednesday: 8pm CST (TZC)
Saturday: 10am CST (TZC)

19 comments:

  1. I do this once...it tends to fall on weeks that I know I won't be able to read much. Next week is pretty open though, so we'll see!

    good luck,

    Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.blogspot.com

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  2. VanessaBookSoulmatesJanuary 2, 2015 at 3:19 PM

    Yay! I'm doing this too! LOVE your setup for each day. Mind if I do the same? I'd love to keep track of my progress. :)


    Xo!
    Vanessa
    Book Soulmates

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  3. I always feel pressured with these things but add long add you don't stress you'll have fun!

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  4. I am going to do Bout of Books for the first time! Excited to see how your progress goes!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

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  5. Lisa @ Captivated ReaderJanuary 2, 2015 at 9:41 PM

    Glad you're participating in this read-a-thon!! I started reading a new book on January 1st, but am only about 26 pages in so far and haven't done much reading since yesterday morning... This read-a-thon will will help keep me focused!!

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  6. I'm doing this too! I still need to write a goals and updates post. Good luck!

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  7. I'm trying to finish up series' that I've started and not finished. The Inheritance series is on that list. Best of luck to us both.

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  8. Good luck and I hope you have fun reading :)

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  9. Good luck with your challenge this week. I'm always excited to participate in these. I hope you are able to finish your book. My wife read this series and it's no joke how long these are.

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  10. Water Park in Delhi NCRJanuary 6, 2015 at 3:19 AM

    Awesome work.Just wanted to drop a comment and say I am new to your blog and really like what I am reading.Thanks for the share

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  11. I hope you join!! I do remember that every time you just aren't able to. Maybe this will be the magical day!

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  12. Sure you can use it!! I does make it easier to keep track of things. Good luck!

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  13. Yeah.. I just who-ha along. I don't ever stress. Though it would seem that today instead of reading I am blogging. LOL!

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  14. oh wow!! The first time... I hope you have fun. It's usually a blast. I am kind busy this week but am still going to try to push in a lot of reading time during the day on Thursday and Friday.

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  15. I finished a book I started in 2014.. not sure where that book should count??? But since it's 2015 guess I am going to go ahead and count it for there. LOL!

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  16. Thanks!! I think I am off to a good start so far.

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  17. The dreaded series!! I am on the last book finally in the Inheritance Series and I can't wait to finish it. Then it's off to the next book that I own that I have been wanting to read.

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  18. The are so fricken long. I don't even know how long book four is yet since I haven't looked at it yet. I am going to read a few comics before beginning it.

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