So I’ve decided to participate in the Book of Bouts Read-a-thon! I’m not completely clear on all of the details of the challenge, but I decided to just sign up and jump right in. What’s the worst that could happen? And I’ve been on a reading rampage anyhow, so why not kick it up a few notches.
So what is this thing?
“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, January 6th and runs through Sunday, January 12th 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 9.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog.” – From the Bout of Books team.
I’ll be publishing my updates through this blog, my goodreads, and probably facebook at some times. This does mean I’ll have a post up every day this week with goal updates. So be prepared!
Speaking about goals, these are mine for the read-a-thon!
1. Read at least 200 pages a day.
2. Finish 5 books.
3. Attempt at least 1 challenge (even if I have no idea how, I’ll try!)
4. Review each book that I read.
Books I’ll be Reading:
1. Breaking Point (Article 5 #2) by Kristen Simmons
2. Make Lemonade by Virginia Wolff
3. Wake by Lisa McMann
4. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
5. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
I’m actually super excited to try this, and I’m so glad I happened upon it! If you’ve read this far you should definitely think about joining in. Sign ups are open through the 7th!