Bout of Books

Bout of Books Read-a-thon Sign-Ups

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, January 4th and runs through Sunday, January 10th 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 15 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

See Also: My Bout of Books Starting Post



Having the night off makes it a little easier to spend a lot of time reading.  And a lot of time planning more blog posts.  And a lot of time snacking on food I don't need to be eating. 



Update for Tuesday 1/5/2015

  • Books Read:


The Immortal Heights by Sherry Thomas // 358 pages read (36 pages read prior to readathon week // 54 pages read on Day 1 // 448 page book) // finished in approx. 6 accumulated hours throughout the night



Running Total:

The Way Home by Cindy Gerard



  • Pages Read, Running Total: 

597 Total Pages Read

581 pages of finished books  PLUS

16 pages of a currently being read book


26 minutes of audio book


  • Approximate Time Spent Reading, Running Total: 

11 accumulated, yet scattered hours of book reading   PLUS

26 minutes of audio book



Books I'm Currently Reading

  Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir

by Jenny Lawson / narrated by Jenny Lawson

Current Progress:  26/521 minutes // 482 minutes left to finish


  Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg

Current Progress:  16/244 pages // 228 pages left to finish



(Clicking on the covers in this section will take you to Goodreads pages.)



Read-a-thon Hopefuls

Dead by Wednesday by Beverly Long // 217 pages

The Apprentice by Tess Gerritsen // 368 pages

Hungry Like the Wolf by Paige Tyler // 321 pages



(Clicking on the covers in this section will take you to Goodreads pages.)



Previous Bout of Books 15 Posts

Read-a-thon: Bout of Books 15

Bout of Books 15: Starting Day 1

Bout of Books 15: Day 1 Update





Hope everyone else is having fun and reading lots!