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Bout of Books Readathon 2.0 Finish Line

30 Oct

Update

Number of books I’ve read today: 2.5
Total number of books I’ve read: 7.5

Pages Read Today: 472
Total Pages Read: 1962

Hours Read Today: 3 hour 33 minutes
Total Hours Read:  15 hours 15 minutes

Today #insixwords: Crazy Jack and Feisty Alexia = Fun!

Mini Challenges: None Today

I’m very happy with my showing for this Bout of Books Readathon.  I knew I wouldn’t be able to accomplish as much as last time (full time job), but I think 7 1/2 books and over 1900 pages is quite a respectable accomplishment.  Plus I had fun with a few mini challenges.  And finally, I knocked out two of my 2011 Reading Challenges.  At this rate, I just might reach my reading challenge goals this year.  My one failing this time was the Net Galley book.  I just didn’t get around to it.  I still have a fondness for physical books that the iPad just can’t shake.  One of these days I will just have to take the iPad to work.  Then I would be forced to use it…  possibility.  Overall, I enjoyed this readathon for the second time and look forward to the next one!

My goals:

  • Read at least 5 books (7.5 done) √
  • Read at least 1 Net Galley book (TBD)
  • Review all books read (7 done) √
  • Participate in at least 2 mini challenges (3 done) √
  • Complete at least 1 reading challenge — Page to Screen Challenge completed!  Vampire Challenge completed! √
  • Read at least 2 hours a day (averaged 2.18 hours a day) √

My TBR pile:

  • Penelope’s Daughter by Lauren Corona
  • Take a Chance on Me by Jill Mansell
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • Contact by Carl Sagan
  • Changeless by Gail Carriger
  • Blameless by Gail Carriger (in progress)
  • Heartless by Gail Carriger
  • Night World Vol. 2 by L.J. Smith
  • Night World Vol. 3 by L.J. Smith
  • Bellfield Hall by Anna Dean
  • The Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall
  • The Girl from Jungchow by Kate Furnivall
  • The Boys: Vol. 7
  • The Boys: Vol. 8
  • Jack of Fables: Turning Pages
  • Jack of Fables: The Big Book of War
  • Jack of Fables: The Bad Prince

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