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Bout of Books #20

Round 20 of Bout of Books wrapped up yesterday, so it’s time for me to check in with my progress! In my sign-up post, I mentioned my goal was to get through a minimum of three books. Sadly, I didn’t even make that many. I struggled with focus, partly distracted by my radio discussion of […]

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Bout of Books 20 sign-up

July and August have my Mt TBR looking in pretty good shape, but it could always use a little more help. One of the best ways to do that is through a reading challenge! The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long […]

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Bout of Books #19

Round 19 of Bout of Books wrapped up yesterday, so it’s time for me to check in with my progress! In my sign-up post, I mentioned my goal was to get through a minimum of three books. I got off to a roaring start. By Tuesday, I’d finished Kaaron Warren’s masterpiece of atmosphere The Grief […]

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Bout of Books 19 sign-up

Dewey’s 24-hour read-a-thon takes place this weekend and, as I’ve mentioned before, I’m hoping it will help me put a dint in Mt TBR and my reading for the Hugo Awards. But I know I need all the help I can get. Therefore I’m planning to follow it up by participating in round 19 of […]

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Bout of Books 17 report

Round 17 of Bout of Books wrapped up on Sunday, so it’s time for me to check in with my progress! In my sign-up post, I mentioned my goal was to get through a minimum of three books. For a while there, I wasn’t sure I was going to make it. I started out with Peter S. Beagle’s Summerlong. […]

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Bout of Books 17 sign-up

I might be going on a blogging hiatus next week, but there’s no way I am going to miss the latest round of Bout of Books. With the Aurealis Awards driving Mt TBR to record-breaking heights, I need all the help I can get! The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On […]

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Bout of Books 16 report

Round 16 of Bout of Books wrapped up yesterday, so it’s time for me to check in with my progress! In my sign-up post, I mentioned my goal was to get through a minimum of three books. I started out well, tearing through Penric’s Demon by Lois McMaster Bujold. Then I started in on Carpentaria by Alexis Wright. I’d […]

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Bout of Books 16 sign up

April put a considerable dent in Mt TBR, but there’s plenty of work still to be done. And the best way to keep up my motivation is a reading challenge, of course! The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a […]

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Bout of Books, Round 15 report

Round 15 of Bout of Books wrapped up yesterday, so it’s time for me to check in with my progress! In my sign-up post, I mentioned my goal was to read six books. I think if the challenge had been held a week earlier, I would have managed that. Some people don’t manage much reading […]

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Bout of Books, Round 15 sign-up

Back in August, I participated in my very first Bout of Books round. For those unfamiliar with the event, it’s a low pressure reading challenge that runs for one week. Participants select their own goals and can participate in give-aways and Twitter chats. Bout of Books runs three times a year, with the first round […]

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