1 Northern Plunder: I aim to misbehave.: Bout of Books Wrap Up

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Bout of Books Wrap Up




What is 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.

Lauren's Wrap up:
So this is it. The end of the week! Oh my, did it go super quick for anyone else? Unfortunately I didn't spend as much time reading as I had hoped too, the thought that I'm moving out in under a month has left me kind of all over the place and I keep sleeping pretty badly too, worrying that I'm going to get lost in a new city. But whilst I didn't read LOADS, I did however do something I wanted too and that was to finish off some of the books I was part way through reading, seeing as though I was reading about 9 at the start of the read-a-thon.

Books Completed:
Wizard Tales Vol III: The Wizard Takes the Cake by Red Tash
Wizard Tales Vol I-III: Lucian's First Trick and A Laurents County Landfull Christmas by Red Tash 
The Companions by R.A. Salvatore - dnf
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Anywhere by J Meyers

Books In Progress:
Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay (208 pages)
Moon Child by Tracy E. Banghart (6% Read)

Lewis' Wrap Up:
My final thoughts on the readathon would be that it was awesome. It felt good to finally really get a push and start reading more. I enjoyed it a lot more than what I thought, even though I slacked on some days, I still had fun and a good time.
Books Completed:
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith by Randy StradleyStar Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace by Randy StradleyMockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Star Wars Old Republic: Revan by Drew Karpyshyn

Please note: Its not actually midnight in the UK yet but I wanted to get this up and posted before I climbed into bed to read, this means that when I wake up tomorrow I'll update this and our original update post with any more that we have read.


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