BOUT OF BOOKS 30
Day 1 recap
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The Bout of Books readathon is organized
by Amanda Shofner and Kelly Rubidoux Apple.
It’s a weeklong readathon that begins Monday, January 4th
and runs through Sunday, January 10th in YOUR time zone.
Bout of Books is low-pressure.
There are reading sprints, Twitter chats,
and exclusive Instagram challenges,
but they’re all completely optional
For Bout of Books 30 information and updates,
visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team
Here is what I read on DAY 1:
- Gaspard = 23 pages – FINISHED
- The Romanov Sisters:= 22 pages
- Les grands cerfs = 15 pages
- Audiobook: The Book of Psalms = 1H54 = 36 pages
Total for Day 1: 96 pages
TOTAL so far: 96/525
I’m setting my goal at 525 pages, that is, 75 pages per day.
Here are the books I plan to read from. Some I’m currently reading.
- The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra (The Romanov Sisters #2), by Helen Rappaport
- Gaspard, a short story sent by a friend for review – FINISHED
- Les Grands Cerfs, by Claudie Hunzinger
- Psalm 118: Commentary by Theophan the Recluse
- Audiobook: The Book of Psalms (Bible)
- Audiobook: C’est arrivé la nuit, by Marc Levy
For Bout of Books 29, no daily challenges will be hosted on our blog. Instead, we’ll have reading-in-place times!
Reading-in-place times, or reading sprints, happen daily on Twitter. If you don’t have Twitter, make note of these times and report your reading progress on your platform of choice.
All reading-in-place times last 30 minutes.
Daily Reading-in-Place Times
📚 10 a.m Eastern | 7 a.m. Pacific
📚 4 p.m. Eastern | 1 p.m. Pacific
📚 10:30 p.m. Eastern | 7:30 p.m. Pacific
(chats last approximately one hour)
TZC = Time Zone Conversion
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