Bout of Books 20: Day 7

Don’t look at me! I don’t want to be sad in front of you all. I hate that it’s the last day of Bout of Books 20. I hate hate hate it. Why does it have to ennnnnnd? At least I am off work today (for the first time since the readathon began) which should allow for some reading progress to be made later. I can’t decide how I feel about my progress during this readathon. Part of me feels like I haven’t done very well at all, and part of me feels like I’ve made really solid progress. Hopefully I read enough today to firmly put my feelings in the latter box. I also enjoyed what I could of the twitter chat yesterday, so I couldn’t be there fully for the whole thing!

How has your readathon gone? Have you read as much as you would like to have? What have you been reading this week?

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Bout of Books 20: Day 6

I don’t wike it. Tomorrow is the end, and I don’t want the end already. I DON’T WIKE IT. (I realise that if you’re not as obsessed with Chris Evans as I am then this makes little to no sense, sorry). I saved myself from absolute irritation beyond measure last night by finishing a poetry collection, and d’you know what, I enjoyed it and I am a staunch believer that poetry is universally rubbish.

Today, there is lots of things to fill this sunny weekend day with. Reading, a great challenge, and of course a twitter chat. I have realised I am in work at 4pm local time to me when it is on (10am CST), but I am hoping to take my lunch to coincide with it. I don’t want to miss out. If not, I’ll sporadically be involved.

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Bout of Books 20: Day 5

It’s nearly the weekend. Huzzah! Shame I don’t have it off. It’s nearly the end of the readathon, booooo! Liz is making dreadful progress and might need to stay up for a year to actually get any reading done during this readathon, boooooooooooooooo! I really should have read more than I did yesterday, but I didn’t, so now I am left dragging behind my challenges. Sigh.

Emma is going home today for the weekend, so I am home alone tonight, so the plan is to have a quiet reading night in and make some serious progress.

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Bout of Books 20: Day 4

Oh no, this is the turning point! We’re getting to that point where there are less days to go than there have been in the readathon, and I don’t even vaguely playing the game of thinking about Bout of Books ending. I just want to say a huge thank you to everyone this week. I have had some of the nicest comments, replies, and responses to my challenge yesterday and my posts/tweets this week. It’s really made me smile through a hectic, hard working week.

Now, if only the volume I was reading at could just pick up the pace a little bit!

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Bout of Books 20: Day 3

If I am honest, I had a bit of a bum reading day yesterday, and only actually finished 40 pages of my book. I’m working a lot of hours right now, which is great for my purse, but not so great for my free time, and therefore my reading time. Today, I’m not on the phone in work as much so I should be able to get some reading done on my break, because I need less of my break to recoup from the calls. Does that make sense? I really don’t know!! I loved yesterday’s, and today’s challenges, I don’t think this would be the same readathon without the awesome challenges that people come up with (I went way way overboard yesterday)

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 Bout of Books 20: Day 2

Despite an epically long work day yesterday, I made some really great reading progress, hopefully Day 2 holds more reading successes in store! Day 1 was filled with magic, dragons, and train journey reading for me, but sadly, I missed the twitter chat. As much as I’d loved to have stayed up and interacted with everyone, shifts and sleep just wasn’t on my side! I hope you’re all getting on great, making friends, having fun, and of course, enjoying the books you’re reading. As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to ask!!

How are you getting on so far? If you haven’t signed up yet, but are still interested, fear not, you can still sign up here until midnight tonight! It’s not too late!

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Bout of Books 20: Day 1

Well, well, well, look what time it is again folks! That’s right, it’s Bout of Books time! I can’t believe Bout of Books 20 is here already! I’m so please and excited!! We’re all friendly, fun, and book obsessed, so if you’d like to take part, it’s not too late to sign up hereOnce again, I decided to set myself some TBR challenges, and as I mentioned in my sign up post, I’m also taking part in #TheReadingQuest, so if you want to see my progress, you can follow that here too!

I’m also a Bout of Books expert, here to help the lovely ladies at Bout of Books with all your readathon related enquiries, and to offer all round support and help for the readathon! So please, comment on my updates, and tweet me here!

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