Bout of Books

I’ve decided to take part in Bout of Books this week. I’ve really not been reading much lately and maybe this will focus my mind a bit.

Here’s how the people behind it describe it:
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 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23th 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 14 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

This will be the first time I’ve taken part in Bout of Books but I’ve got a feeling I may have signed up and then not taken part once before.

My first thought was to set a goal of 1 book a day – i.e. 7 books over the readathon.  But I’m not sure that’s a realistic goal.  So instead I’ll declare that my realistic goal is to read 4 books and to finish the audiobook I’ve been listening to – Humans by Matt Haig – which I’ve not listened to a second of in over a week.  I’ll be bearing my unrealistic goal in mind though!

Most importantly I’m currently 3 books behind in my goodreads challenge. I’d like to end the readathon back on track.

One thought on “Bout of Books”

  1. Bout of Books is great for catching up on reading, although I tend to socialize more than read during it. I try to listen to something too during the event. Bout of Books is one of my favorite readathons, and is probably my favorite. Good luck with your goals!

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