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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Bout of Books 8.0 ~ Sign-up & Goals

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

I was on the fence about signing up for Bout of Books this time around, but since a lot of my blogging friends (Abbi, Brooke, Crystal, Caitlyn) are participating, I just had to sign up too!

My Goal: 
Read/finish at least 5 books.

Books to read:
I really don't know what books I'll be reading during this read-a-thon, but I have a huge stack of TBR books that I'm hoping to make a dent in, so I'd like to read at least five of the following books next week:

I'll be posting updates regularly on Twitter and will do a wrap-up post once the read-a-thon ends.

Are you participating in this read-a-thon? If so, please leave a comment below with the link to your post - I'd love to stop by. :) Thanks for visiting my blog!


  1. Yay! So glad your joining-I love this read-a-thon! Looks like you have some great books on your list! I can't wait to read Trapped, Doon looks so cool, and you know how much I love Petticoat Ranch!

    1. I love this read-a-thon too! I hope you get to read Trapped soon. :) Doon does sound really good and I can't wait to read Petticoat Ranch - I'm going to find the time to read it, finally, next week! :D

  2. Yay!! You've got Ever After up there! :D I loved that book, so I hope you like it.

    You're always adding books to my reading list with all those pretty covers. ;)

  3. I just joined yesterday! :-) Good luck with the read-a-thon! <3 here's my post: http://thevoraciousreaderandletterwriter.blogspot.com/2013/08/bout-of-books-80.html

  4. I do not have a blog. I read and review books. I have a stack of books to read. Right now I am reading Sharlene MacLaren's series of books. Read Livvie and almost finished with Ellie's Haven. You get so blessed by her books.
    jrs362 at Hotmail dot com

  5. So excited you decide to sign up, Melanie! This read a thon is so much fun!!! :D
    Good luck on your goals! :D
    Here is my goals post: http://www.justyouraveragereviews.blogspot.com/2013/08/bout-of-books-80-goals.html


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