Here's a quick blurb from the Bout of Books website with more information on this readathon:
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 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th 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 11 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team
I am still a few days away from the start of this event, so I am guessing on what my first read of the week will be. With that in mind, here is my current list of goals for the week . . .
Last, but not least, I am hoping to get a good 10 hours of listening in on my current audiobook, Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriela Garcia Marquez . I am listening to this one for a book club read, and I'm hoping that I am able to renew it before someone else grabs it!
If I can read more, I will ... but I am trying to be realistic here. To stay up-to-date on my progress throughout the week, follow me on Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr. I will only be posting updates via social media and will do a full wrap-up in my weekly wrap-up post once the event has completed.
Will you be participating in the readathon? If so, what are your hopes and goals? (Please feel free to share your links with me.)
Thanks for reminding me to put together my sign up post! I wasn't able to participate last time but I'm looking forward to joining this time around! I've heard a lot about the Deborah Harkness series - can't wait to hear how you find them!ReplyDelete
kmn04books ... You're welcome! ;) Since I am re-reading the first two books by Harkness, I can say that I absolutely adore them. I can't wait to read the third and see how the trilogy ends.Delete
Yay Bout of Books! I'm a little bummed my participation is going to be so limited, but such is life.ReplyDelete
Charleen Lynette ... You will have fun though, even if your reading time is limited. And, you have a good excuse! :)Delete
I'm so into covers and I LOVE those first two! :)ReplyDelete
writersideup.com ... I adore the covers of the entire series!! They are some of my faves!!Delete
I really enjoyed Love in the Time of Cholera when I read it last year. How is the audiobook so far? The prose was dense and slow moving when I read it and I really had to concentrate.ReplyDelete
Heather ... The audiobook was going well, but now I have had to change it. It expired on me and I couldn't get it back. :( Now, I think I'm going to need to find a paperback.Delete
Yay, glad you're participating! I realllllllly want to read Marquez sometime soon. Great picks for next week!ReplyDelete
Monika @ Lovely Bookshelf ... I was really excited to start reading Marquez, but now I have to put it aside because my audiobook expired! So bummed! Gotta get my hands on another copy!Delete
Enjoy your week! Harkness and Vasquez books are both on my TBR!ReplyDelete
Tanya @ Moms Small Victories ... Harkness's books are soooooo good. Definitely gotta get to those ones sooner rather than later!Delete