Bout of Books 10.0 Final Update


Bout of Books

The end is here! The end is here! Unfortunately I was unable to finish 3 books as I had hoped. I had a busy week, yet unproductive reading week. I was able to read over 500 pages, not too far off my goal of 750 pages read. Unfortunately I only got through 1 and a half books. Still, I had a mighty fine time. 

I am loving Looking for Alaska right now. I love the Colonel. Miles’ “Pudge” roommate. And, Alaska of course. But, the Colonel is great. I really like that Miles is searching for his Great Perhaps. I like that concept. I’d like to imagine that’s sort of what I have been doing these past few months. But, that’s another story to be told one day. 

How did YOU do with your Bout of Books?

Bout of Books Update #2– a catch up of the days

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Bout of Books

I have been a bit behind with my updates; and my reading, in truth. Finally, though, I found time to read 240 pages of The Devil in the Corner, thus finally finishing. A full review will be posted with the next couple of days. I enjoyed it. It was an engrossing read. I liked how Maud, the protagonist’s, addiction to Laudanum was portrayed, although I think there could have been more with “The Devil in the Corner” plot. The book focused a lot on a love arc, and on her needy cousin by marriage instead of entirely on her addiction that I expected it to. But, I was still satisfied.

Tomorrow, I will try to start, and possibly finish Looking for Alaska by John Green for my book club on Thursday. That book has been on my TBR list for four years, five years now? I was very happy to finally have a push/reason to further my John Green education.

If you are participating, how goes it for you? Have you reached your goals yet?

Good luck and happy reading!

Bout of Books Read-a-thon 10.0 Update #1 Day 3


It’s Day 3, or my Day 1 and it has come to a close. Today I was able to read 120 pages. Not too bad. I did do a decent amount of BEA planning in between and took a nap. I am read The Devil in the Corner by Patricia Elliott still. It is really good. The chapters are short, which is nice. The book is a little over 400 pages long. The action is just starting to happen; very interesting developments. Although, my one MINOR complaint is “I love you” was said too soon on one character’s part too soon, I feel. I am hoping to finish it by Friday. I will be busy for most of tomorrow, so won’t have enough time to devout to it. I was hoping to read more today, but it froze on my. Sometimes ARCs do that. Oh well.

I do think I will only be able to finish two books, but hopefully make progress on three in total. I will keep all you lovelies posted, of course.

Happy reading!

P.S. If you are participating, check out today’s challenge. It’s a good one. I’m just too tired to participate. Maybe tomorrow.

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