Bout of Books 25: Alexa’s Updates

Posted May 13th, 2019 by in Bout of Books / 0 comments

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly Rubidoux Apple. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 13th and runs through Sunday, May 19th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, Twitter chats, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 25 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team


~Interact/cheer on one person per day on Twitter
~ Read 1,000 pages total
~ Make sure to update every day
I would also normally pick out a stack of books but I’m going to leave it open this time. Although I do want to finish The Merciful Crow, Every Heart and Doorway, and Nevernight.


Pages Read: 125 pages The Merciful Crow (150-275)
Total Pages Read: 125 pages
Feelings: I am so happy with all of the stuff I got done on day 1! I managed to get 4 discussion posts done for school, work 8 hours, comment on twitter, and read 125 pages. Let’s hope I can get this much done the rest of the week.

Pages Read: 196 pages The Merciful Crow (276-369) & Storm and Fury (20% of 512 pages)
Total Pages Read: 321 pages
Feelings: Once again I am extremely happy with everything I managed to do today. I wrote the majority of my paper for next week in grad school, I read 196 pages and a commented on twitter!

Pages Read:153 pages Storm and Fury (13% of 512 pages) & Every Heart a Doorway (129-169) & Overheard (50% of 94 pages)
Total Pages Read: 474 pages
Feelings: I am happy with the amount of pages that I was able to read/listen to. I did want to read when I got home but I watched TV with my husband instead.

Pages Read: 149 Overheard (50% of 94 pages) Storm and Fury (20% of 512 pages)
Total Pages Read: 623 pages
Feelings: I’m still really happy with my progress of what I am reading. I hope to get a lot done this weekend though.

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