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Bout of Books 8.0 Thursday Results & Progress #Boutofbooks


Bout of Books

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 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th 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 8.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team.

Time Spend Reading: 4 hours 15 minutes

Pages I Read: 243 pages, and 34 minutes from an audiobook
39 from  Indelible (The Twixt #1) by
204 from The Evolution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer #2) by
Through to You by

Number of Books I Read: 0, but I am getting close.

Blogs I Visited and commented on: 5
A Glo-Worm Reads
Reading Angels
Unabridged Bookshelf
The Voracious Reader & Letter Writer

Twitter Visited: 0

Bout of Books Participation (not reading): 2
Book Road Trip @ In Wonderland
I Spy... @ Paperback Dreamer

Other Comments:  I met all of my reading goals, however, Mara Dyer is taking longer than I had hoped.  I really wanted to finish it last night, but once again the day got away from me.  It will be done tonight.  I am happy that I am surpassing my blog visits goals, but if there is one thing I am disappointed with, it's my complete lack of participation in anything twitter related. 

Friday Challenge:

Bookish Mad Libs

A. Place name or type (from a book title) can be a proper name or noun like Italy or mountains
B. Fave Villain (from a book - list title/series)
C. Adjective (from a book title) (hot, cold, dark, etc.)
D. Number (from a book title)
E. Noun (from a book title)
F. Fave Hero/Heroine you wouldn't mind spending a LOT of time with (from a book - list title/series)
G. Dessert (from a book title)

Here are my answers:

A. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
B. Lunar Queen Levana - Lunar Chronicles
C. Golden by Jessi Kirby
D.17 & Gone of Grey by Nova Ren Suma
E. The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen
F. Noah Shaw - Mara Dyer series by Michelle Hodkin
G.  - by Heather Helper

The results:

Help! I'm being held captive at Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by The Lunar Queen Levana!
It is very Golden here!
She is demanding 17 Moons to set me free!
I have just discovered that Noah Shaw was captured too!
On second thought, please send Cupcakes, and don't worry if you don't hear from us for awhile!

Much Love,



  1. Ahaha, your blog name makes me giggle. :D I like it!

    OOH, EVOLUTION OF MARA DYER. I read that book in one (admittedly lengthy) sitting. SO addicting. And, you know, the tiniest bit thrilling and ahhhh. I NEED the third one in my life!

    That Bookish Mad Libs challenge looks like fun. :)

    I hope you continue to enjoy Bout of Books! There will still be plenty of opportunities for Twitter interaction! If you follow the #boutofbooks tag, there's almost always something going on. :)

  2. Haha. Love the madlib. I did this challenge as well. Just posted it a while ago. And I still haven't started Mara Dyer. I did pick it up. Read a chapter I think. But couldn't get into it. Will be giving it another try sometime. Good Luck. Happy Reading.

  3. I have the Evolution of Mara Dyer too, but haven't started it yet. I hope you like it. That first book was crazy, but I really liked it. I hope you get some Twitter time. I haven't made it there either. I just haven't been able to hit it, but maybe I will today. Thanks for stopping by!

    Tressa @ Tressa's Wishful Endings

  4. Ahaha! I love you bookish mad lib! I wouldn't mind spending A LOT of time with Noah either ;)
    Yay! I hope you're enjoying The Evolution of Mara Dyer. It gets crazy at the end!
    And WOO for passing your blog visit goals! Well done :D
    I took part in the first bout of books twitter chat, and it was my very first one. It was crazy and brilliant! I hope you get to take part in one :)
    Good luck for the rest of the read-a-thon!