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Another Readathon Sign-Up!!!

BeatHeatRAT2ndA1..And I'm talking about 2nd Annual Beat the Heat Readathon!! All the info and sign-up links are here! I'm definitely participating even though this is partly at the same time as Bout of Books readathon but it doesn't matter! I bet it's going to be even more fun! ;) As usual I will be posting my goals a day before the readathon starts!

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Bout of Books is here again!

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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
So, Bout of Books is here again and I am going to participate!! There is still plenty of time to sign up so head to their blog and sign up!! It is going to be a blast as always :) I'm going to post...
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Summer Bookish Bingo!

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Another Bookish Bingo is here again!! Of course I am going to participate because last time was super fun. Here is the info and the sign-ups. The sign up closes on July 14th so there is still plenty of time to participate :)

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Completed Bookish Bingo #1

bingo2Here's my completed bingo board!

Green cover: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Set during wartime: Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness
New-to-you author: Miss Mabel's School for Girls by Katie Cross
A romance: Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
Child narrator: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
Has been made into a movie: John Dies at the End by David Wong
Star: The Program by Suzanne Young
Spring release: The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness
Featuring travel: S by J. J. Abrams and Douglas Dorst
Strong parent-child relationships: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon
Set in high school: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
Written by a woman: The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan
1st in a series: Parasite by Mira Grant
Yel...

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Boredom Breaker Read-a-Thon!

bOREDOM bREAKER rEAD-ATHONI have an exciting announcement to make! I am hosting a readathon. I know this is kind of late notice but I just came up with it because J (my fiancé) is leaving on 29th of May and coming back on 1st of June and I needed something fun to do + I have always wanted to host a readathon. This time I'm doing it purely for myself because of the late notice. However I promise to host this again and with a bit longer time for you guys to prepare :)

If any of you wants to join me even for a day feel free to do so! Just leave a link to your post in the comments.

My goals:

- Finish This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen audiobook (I have already listened over half of it)
- Start Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen audiobook
- Read The Good, The Bad and The Dumped by Jenny Colgan
- Read The Great...

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Bout of Books 10 Wrap-Up

BoB10-200x200Okay, so here are the stats:

Pages read: 1231
Hours listened: about 25 hours 18 min

Books finished: 6
1. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
2. S by J. J. Abrams and Douglas Dorst
3. Miss Mabel's School for Girls by Katie Cross
4. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
5. 
The Walking Dead Vol 1. Day Gone Bye
6. Roverandom by J. R. R. Tolkien

Audiobooks finished: 2
1. Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
2. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

I reached almost all of my goals, except I didn't have time to read Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris and I didn't finish John Dies at the End by David Wong (Though I read over half of it!) and I almost, but not quite, finished the Vanishing Acts audiobook by Jodi Picoult...

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