Bout of Books 11.0 Progress

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The start of Bout of Books 11.0 read-a-thon has begun! I will write all of my updates here. Happy Reading and good luck to everyone taking part in the read-a-thon!



Monday, 8/18

Books Completed: 1
Books In Progress: 1
Pages Read: 261
Challenges: The Book Monsters Book Scavenger Hunt and Lulo FanGirl Playlist
Twitter Chat: none

Total Books Read: 1
Total Pages Read: 261

Books In-Progress: Storms of Lazarus by Karen Kincy (21 pages in)
Books Completed: Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincey
My Thoughts: Today was a great day even though I spent about 5 hours in the doctor's office with my son and reading was a bit hard since he's sick and got shots (my poor baby) however I'm happy with my accomplishment and hopefully tomorrow I can finish Storms of Lazarus!


Tuesday, 8/19

Books Completed: 1
Books In Progress: 1
Pages Read: 266
Challenges: Infinite Ink One True Pairing

Total Books Read: 2
Total Pages Read: 527

Books In-Progress: Crystal Magic by Madeline Freeman
Books Completed: Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy and Storms of Lazarus by Karen Kincy.
My Thoughts: Today was another great day for me. Even though my son is still sick I got a lot of reading done. I am rather happy that I've been reading as much as I have. Enjoying myself!


Wednesday, 8/20

Books Completed: 1
Books In Progress: 1
Pages Read: 176
Challenges: Book Reviews from a Christian Girl Create a Sentence
Twitter Chat: yes

Total Books Read: 3
Total Pages Read: 703

Books In-Progress: Tortured Souls by Kimber Leigh Wheaton (30 pages in, stopped at chapter five)
Books Completed: Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy, Storms of Lazarus by Karen Kincy and Crystal Magic by Madeline Freeman.
My Thoughts: Another pretty good day. I wanted to read more, but I'm happy with today's pages read. Can't believe I'm on my fourth book!


Thursday, 8/21

Books Completed: Tortured Souls by Kimber Leigh Wheaton
Books In Progress: n/a
Pages Read: 198
Challenges: Writing My Own Fairy Tale Like This, Try This

Total Books Read: 4
Total Pages Read: 901

Books In-Progress: n/a
Books Completed: Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy, Storms of Lazarus by Karen Kincy, Crystal Magic by Madeline Freeman and Tortured Souls by Kimber Leigh Wheaton.
My Thoughts: Tired ain't the word. Been busy preparing for a wedding Saturday but thankfully book #4 is done! Starting book #5 on Friday.


Friday, 8/22

Books Completed: 1
Books In Progress: none
Pages Read: 288
Challenges: Christian Bookshelf Reviews Book Chain

Total Books Read: 5
Total Pages Read: 1,189

Books In-Progress: none
Books Completed: Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy, Storms of Lazarus by Karen Kincy, Crystal Magic by Madeline Freeman, Tortured Souls by Kimber Leigh Wheaton and My Sister's Reaper by Dorothy Dreyer
My Thoughts: Great reading day even as I prepared for my cousin's wedding!


Saturday, 8/23

Books Completed: none
Books In Progress: none
Pages Read: none
Challenges: KimberlyFayeReads Spell It Out
Twitter Chat: yes

Total Books Read: 5
Total Pages Read: 1,189

Books In-Progress: none
Books Completed: Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy, Storms of Lazarus by Karen Kincy, Crystal Magic by Madeline Freeman, Tortured Souls by Kimber Leigh Wheaton and My Sister's Reaper by Dorothy Dreyer
My Thoughts: I expected as much for today since I did my cousin's makeup for her wedding. I still wish I read at least 50 pages of a book. Oh well, tomorrow shall be a great day!


Sunday, 8/24

Books Completed: 1
Books In Progress: 1
Pages Read: 338
Challenges: Falling Down the Book Hole 5 Books

Final Books Count: 6
Final Pages Count: 1,527

Books In-Progress: The Child Returns by Kristen Taber (30 pages in)
Books Completed: Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy, Storms of Lazarus by Karen Kincy, Crystal Magic by Madeline Freeman, Tortured Souls by Kimber Leigh Wheaton, My Sister's Reaper by Dorothy Dreyer and My Tethered Soul by Dorothy Dreyer
My Thoughts: Today was great. Despite being tired and sick I finished a book and started another. Glad with how my reading day went.


I successfully completed majority of my goals!

My Goals:
  • Read a total of 50-100 pages a day.
  • Read at least 5 of the books on the list.
  • Make YouTube updates.
  • Take part in all Twitter chats.
  • Participate in at least four challenges.
  • Meet new bloggers, tweeters and YouTubers.
  • Comment as much as possible on blogs, YouTube and Twitter.
  • Have fun!
Books To Read
  • Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy
  • Storms of Lazarus by Karen Kincy
  • Crystal Magic by Madeline Freeman
  • Tortured Souls by Kimber Leigh Wheaton
  • My Sister’s Reaper by Dorothy Dreyer
  • My Tethered Soul by Dorothy Dreyer
  • The Child Returns by Kristen Taber (got 30 pages in)

To have completed as much as I did in a week makes me hopeful. My son was sick, i got sick and I had bridal makeup to do. Bring on Bout of Books 12! I have a new confidence in my weekly reading ability.

How was your BoB 11.0 for you?

Comments

  1. I hope your son is doing better! Good luck! :)

    Amber Elise @ Du Livre

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    1. He got better, but then I caught his cold lol and thanks!

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  2. You are doing great so far. :) Keep up the good work. I hope your son gets weel soon. :)

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  3. Wow, you're doing so awesome with your reading goals even though you're busy taking care of your son!! Kudos to you!! Keep up the great job!!

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    1. Thanks so much. I try to still find time to enjoy my books with my little one :)

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  4. Looks like you're doing great! Good luck with the wedding; I know it's probably taking a lot of time right now. But hopefully you still enjoy what reading you get done!

    Also, random, but I like the little bow separators you have between each day. They're so cute!

    Happy reading! :)

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    1. I did take a lot preparing for the wedding, so I didn't get to do any reading, but I did some challenges thankfully.

      And thanks! It took me a while to find a cute divider for my blog and I love the bows :)

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  5. You did so good even though you were sick. Congrats on a great read-a-thon!

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    1. Thank you ! It took a lot, but I made sure to read lol

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  6. You did fabulous this week! The bows are super cute as well. Will you be joining BoB 12? Here's my day 7 recap if you want to see it http://booksbybeth.wordpress.com/2014/08/25/bout-of-books-11-day-7-recap/

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    1. Thanks and I definitely will be joining in on BoB 12! It's an awesome readathon.

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  7. Congrats on a successful BoB! I'm glad you had a great time, despite a rough week of sickness. Here's my Bout of Books 11 ~ Wrap Up

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    1. Thanks and yeah definitely was rough! Lol.

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  8. Great job! Hope you all are feeling better. See you at the next BoB!

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    1. Thank you and yes I'm feeling much better now. See you then :)

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