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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 21st
and runs through Sunday, August 27th
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 20 information and updates,
be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog.
From the Bout of Books team
Bout of Books 20:
WHAT I READ ON DAY 1:
Salt Creek: 67 pages
Enigma: 4 pages
TOTAL pages in DAY 1 = 71
Not bad, as we had this crazy Twitter Party for an hour – crazy because of the speed of the tweets, though I have seen worse, lol!
+ 40 mn of audio time: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
TOTAL PAGES SO FAR: 71/525
I did the challenge:
Introduce Yourself #insixwords
In case you have not seen it, come this way
I posted a book giveaway
I took part in the Twitter chat, it was not as crazy as last year.
13 new Twitter followers (@wordsandpeace), 1 new Instagram follower (@wordsandpeace1)
AS AN EXPERT:
I followed 28 new people on Twitter, left tons of tweets and likes
Followed 5 more bloggers on Instagram
Visited and commented on 8 blogs
**This is the overall list for the challenges offered during Bout of Books 20.
Make sure you check the blog each day of the read-a-thon for instructions
and details on how to complete the daily challenges**
Introduce yourself #insixwords
Book spine rainbow
If you like this, try that . . .
Leave a book review
Love to hate
(chats last approximately one hour)
TZC = Time Zone Conversion
What books will I be reading?
Le Regard du Ressuscité, by Archimandrite Gabriel – a French book on Orthodox icons, received for review
A Curious Collection of Dates: Through the Year with Sherlock Holmes, by Leah Guinn
Salt Creek, by Lucy Treloar
Enigma, by Catherine Coulter (Netgalley)
Merle, by Angela Wren
What books will I be listening?
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, by Phaedra Patrick
Coule la Seine, by Fred Vargas
As my daily average so far this year seems to be 69 pages/day, my challenge will be to read 525 pages (average of 75 pages/day).
Not counting some time for audiobooks as well.
And as I’m an expert this year, I plan on visiting and cheering 25 bloggers every day
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