May 142012
 

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This is a STICKY POST  Progress Report for Bout of Books Read-A-Thon.  

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My Goals:
Complete current read, Far and Away by Meg Mitchell Moore
Start and finish 2 other books not chosen as of yet

Books To Read:
Far and Away by Meg Mitchell Moore
The Lost Years by Mary Higgins Clark
Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand

Updates:
Monday  5/14
Today’s topic/question:
“What do you like best about readathons? Do you have any readathon traditions or rituals? If this is your first readathon, what do you like so far? Discuss away!”
Read-A-Thons give me the incentive to read more and not spend as much time at the computer, especially during the day.
Number of pages I’ve read today:  74 (RL had other plans for me and it wasn’t reading.
Book:  So Far Away by Meg Mitchell Moore

Tuesday  5/15
Today’s Challenge:
Physical book or eBook?  Print
Paperback or Hardcover?  Paperback  (TPB)
Reality or Make-believe?  Fiction
Adult or Young-Adult?  Adult
Dog ears or Bookmarks?  Bookmark
Breaking the spine or Barely open the book?  Barely opening the book
Tea or Coffee?  Coffee (both hot (am) and Iced (pm)
Reading in bed or On the couch?  Both
Series or Standalone?  Stand alone
Original or TV Adaptation?  Original
Defy motion sickness or Audiobooks?  ?
Author crushes or Who-was-that-guy-again?  Author crushes
Interview or Guest post?  Interview
Number of pages I’ve read today:  89  (another not so good day of reading due to not feeling well)
Book:  Finished So Far Away by Meg Mitchell Moore
Next Book:  The Lost Years by Mary Higgins Clark

Wednesday  5/16
Number of pages I’ve read today:  68 (unfortunately I can’t put in the time to read as I had planned to due to RL..Maybe Thursday will be different)
Book:   The Lost Years by Mary Higgins Clark


Thursday  5/17
Number of pages I’ve read today:  129 (a little better..RL really interfered this week)
Book:  The Lost Years by Mary Higgins Clark

Friday  5/18
Number of pages I’ve read today:  154
Book:  Finished The Lost Years by May Higgins Clark
              Started Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand

Saturday  5/19
Number of pages I’ve read today:  94
Book:  Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand

5/20
Number of pages I’ve read today:  74
Book:  Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand

WRAP UP:
Total number of pages read during Read-A-Thon:  682
Books:
Finished: So Far Away by Meg Mitchell Moore (review written)
Finished: The Lost Years by Mary Higgins Clark (review written)
1/2 Done: Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand
I didn’t make my goals but came close.  I was hoping to put in more reading time and to finish 3 books this week, but only read 2 1/2.  As usual, RL had other plans for me.  But I enjoyed participating as it did give me the incentive to get away from the computer and pick up my book.  I want to thank Bout of Books for hosting and am looking forward to the next Read-A-Thon.

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  7 Responses to “Bout of Books 4.0 Read-A-Thon 05/14 to 05/20”

  1. Hey there! Glad to see you’re joining in on this one. I am too! Good luck with your goals!

    I hope you’ll be around mid to end of July. That’s when I’m hosting my High Summer Read-a-Thon since you couldn’t join me for my last one. Did you have a lovely vacation? I hope so!

  2. What counts is you got some reading in that you might not have done, Goal met!! hope you plan on being a part of the august event, if so, I will stop on by.

  3. you’re almost at your goal! As long as you had fun that’s all that matters!

    Bout of Books Wrap-up
    Ning @ Reading by Kindle Fire

  4. Glad you had fun!

  5. Good job. I usually can’t get more than 2 books in a week.

  6. You were very close – congrats!!

  7. Real life can be a b*tch at times, it always sneaks up when you don’t want it to. You still did great though 🙂

    Here is my progress post.
    Lauren at Northern Plunder

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