Monday, January 6, 2014

Bout of Books 9.0

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, January 6th and runs through Sunday, January 12th 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.

What better way to kick off a new year, especially when it's ridiculously cold out, than a read-a-thon. All of those challenges I've just signed up for, all of those goals I've just set for the year? I'm ready to get started on them! Here's what I'm hoping to get read this week:

1. Get caught up with Possession which I'm reading as part of a readalong (about 75 pages)
2. Finish Life of Pi. (about 200 pages)
3. Eleanor and Park (336 pages) which the Omaha Bookworms are reading for January.

All books I've been looking forward to or are already enjoying so it should be a good week!


  1. You have some good books lined up! Happy readathoning!

  2. Good luck with your reading this week!

  3. How fun! I hope you are able to fit in lots of reading, Lisa.

  4. This does sound like a good way to kick off the reading year. I would like to reread Possession myself (there's a Goodreads group I belong to that's reading it in Jan, but I don't think I can commit to reading it this month).

    I'll be really interested to read your review of Life of Pi--I read it a few years ago and ended up with mixed feelings.

    Good luck with the 'bout!

  5. I wasn't aware of this readathon, but I think I'll jump in a day late - not uncommon for me, Thanks for the tip. Happy reading.