25 August 2013

Bout of Books 8.0 - The Wrap Up


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 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.

Earlier today I got back from a weekend in Amsterdam where I met up with a bunch of awesome book bloggers, and remembered that Bout of Books was still going on!  And I'm happy to say, I managed to get another book read today too, huzzah!

Considering everything that was going on this week, I didn't do nearly as badly as I thought I would.  Three books finished and another two underway!


Books Finished
Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes (346 pages)
Human Remains by Elizabeth Haynes (416 pages)
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha #1) by Leigh Bardugo (356 pages)

Books In Progress
The Trouble with Flirting by Claire LaZebnik (91 pages)
World War Z by Max Brooks (27 pages)

Total pages read 1236.  Yay me!

Did you participate in Bout of Books?

7 comments:

  1. ^^ i'm glad you managed to read as much despite how busy you were ^^ i hope you had fun in amsterdam

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    1. I did! I'm surprised I read this much!

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  2. That's a great week. I'm still hoping to finish my third book tonight.

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    1. I probably could have squeezed one more in, but I was SO tired!

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  3. Hope you had a great time in Amsterdam!

    From your list I've read Shadow and Bone and World War Zombie and both are awesome!

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    1. Shadow and Bone was amazing! I've read WWZ before, but I wanted to re-read it :)

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  4. Yay! So glad you read Shadow and Bone (your comment above makes me happy)! I've been really wanting to read The Trouble With Flirting so I hope you like it. Congrats on the pages :)

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