Bout of Books 13 Sign-Up

Bout of Books
Here is the official blurb:
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, May 11th and runs through Sunday, May 17th 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 13 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team
I just participated in Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon and it left me hungry for more! That's why I'm so glad Bout of Books is just around the corner...
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Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon Progress Updates

DeweyThe local starting time is 3pm so I am going to mark the hours according to that.



 I'm so looking forward to these 24 hours!! I hope to get A LOT of reading done!!


1. I'm reading from Finland and the starting time here is 3pm :)
2. In my stack of books I'm looking forward to maybe finishing Game of Thrones!
3. I don't have any special snacks just energy drinks to keep myself awake.
4. Little something about meself: We adopted a puppy a couple of months ago :)
5. I don't even know how many Dewey's I have participated but I don't think I'd do anything differently. Hourly updates and energy drinks have worked in the past ;)



I read 26 pages of Game of Thrones and ate some bread and hot chocolate with whipped cream.


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Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon Goals



- Read Paper Towns by John Green
- Read Minecraft Construction Handbook by Mathhew Needler
- Continue re-reading A Game of Thrones(A Song of Ice and Fire #1) by George R. R. Martin
- Read 2 mysteries from The Best of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Finish listening to Eldest (Inheritance Cycle #2) by Christopher Paolini
- Start listening to The Treatment (The Program #2) by Suzanne Young

- Participate to challenges
- Update my progress every hour
- HAVE FUN!!!!




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Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon April 2015 Sign Up!


So it is here again – The Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon!! 25th of April is the day. I'm so excited and of course I'm participating. I mean who wouldn't! I will be posting my goal list later on. Also I think I will do hourly updates on the day because last time it was really fun and provided a nice break every hour which I think helped me to read the whole 24 hours.

I hope to see you in the 25th!


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Bout of Books 12 Updates

Monday 5.1.

Pages read: 120/100
Thoughts: I managed to read more than I thought so the readathon started really well :) I had fun doing the challenges too.


New Year's resolution challenge:

Little Women – I want to read more classics in 2015.

Harry Potters – I know I want to read them again.. soon.. As well as a couple of other books.


Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt:









- A Book with yellow in it: Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse #10) – Charlaine Harris
- An author's name with an letter "s": Leviathan (Leviathan #1) – Scott Westerfeld
- Female protagonist: Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) – Sarah J. Maas
- The longest book I own: The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
- A book with a map on/in it: Paper ...

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Bout of Books 12 Goals

Bout of Books
I know that there is no goal linky in the bout of books blog but no matter! I am still going to set myself some goals because I love it. It's the part I wait the most, it's just so fun. Besides if I don't set myself some goals I feel I would read much less. Not that I stress about the goals but they just motivate me to read more. It's fun to update the progress here. So without further ado here are my goals:



- Read 100 pages/day


Books to choose from:

- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling (currently on page 79)
- Read Vieras Perheessä by Rii...
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