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



Some reading, some sleeping, some general piddling around... Then went outside into the real world for some fresh air while hitting a few used books stores and spending some money...


Did some more reading.


An overall good day.


Update for Saturday 1/9/2015

  • Day 6 Totals:

  Dead by Wednesday by Beverly Long // 217 pages read (full book read on Day 6) // probably approximately 5 hours spent reading this book


Read 51 pages of Hungry Like the Wolf.  Did not read any of The Apprentice.  Did not listen to any of Let's Pretend This Never Happened.  See below: Books I'm Currently Reading.


Spent two and half hours reading throughout the night.  Spent about an hour reading during the late morning.  Spent another few hours reading throughout the evening.



  • Books Read, Running Total (book cover links to book's GR page):

The Way Home by Cindy Gerard

The Immortal Heights by Sherry Thomas

Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg



  • Pages Read, Running Total: 

1131 Total Pages Read

1042 pages are from finished books; the rest are from currently still reading books.


26 minutes of audio book still being listened to


  • Approximate Time Spent Reading, Running Total: 

28 (?) accumulated, yet scattered (and very roughly estimated) hours of book reading, I guess; let's just say my overall total of hours spent reading since Bout of Books Day 1 was 28 hours.


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 // 416 minutes left to finish


  The Apprentice by Tess Gerritsen

Current Progress:  38/368 pages // 330 pages left to finish


  Hungry Like the Wolf by Paige Tyler // 321 pages

Current Progress:  51/321 pages // 270 pages left to finish



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



Read-a-thon Hopefuls

Looks like I've started all the books I had wanted and hoped to start for the Bout of Books Read-a-thon week.  Yay!


Finishing them all is a different story, I suppose.



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

Bout of Books 15: Day 2 Update

Bout of Books 15: Day 3 Update

Bout of Books 15: Day 4 Update

Bout of Books 15: Day 5 Update




Hope everyone else is having fun and reading lots!