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.
I love Bout of Books - this will be my fourth time participating, although I have the super-magnificient book blogger weekend in Amsterdam on 23 - 25 August I'm not going to be able to participate in the whole week, but I'm certainly going to give it a good go in the first four days!
If you haven't participated in Bout of Books before, I can definitely recommend it - I meet great new bloggers every time AND the Twitter chats are crazy-amazing.
This time around I'm going to go in blind with NO reading list. Just whatever grabs me as the week goes on! So if you want to join in, go and sign up on the Bout of Books blog.