Monday, August 26, 2013

Bout of Books 8.0 | Wrap-Up Post

Bout of Books 8.0 has ended. :( All good things must come to an end, right? I had a great time this week reading with some bloggy friends. It was so fun to encourage one another and tweet back and forth all week to see how we were all doing!

(Bout of Books 9.0 is January 6-12, so go ahead and plan to join us. You know you want to!)

Here's a quick recap of my reading this week!

My goals were to ...
Read 1600 pages
Finish 4 review books
Finish 2 non-fiction books (1 is audio)
Comment on at least 5 blogs each day

 How did I do?
Read 1540 pages, 4:16 hours of audio (est 1716 pages total!)
Finished 4 review books!
Finished 1 non-fiction book!
Yes ... that's 5 books total!
Read bits of 3 other books!
I didn't really comment that much or participate in the challenges this time.

Here's a quick run-down of what I read this week ...
The Icing on the Cake by Janice Thompson - FINISHED! - 320 pages
The Four Seasons of Marriage - FINISHED! - 4:16 hours / 176 pages
North Country Hero by Lois Richer - FINISHED! - 224 pages
Snow on the Tulips by Liz Tolsma - FINISHED! - 326 pages
Falling for the Teacher by Dorothy Clark - FINISHED! - 288 pages
Into the Whirlwind by Elizabeth Camden - 253 pages
Beyond Ordinary by Justin & Trisha Davis - 49 pages
Misery Loves Company by Rene Gutteridge - 80 pages


  1. This read-a-thon was very fun!! :D Congrats on getting so much read last week. :-)

  2. :O

    You did awesome! I didn't do as well as I expected.

    My Wrap-up

  3. Yay you did great! :D it was so much fun doing another RAT with you ladies and I can hardly wait for the next one!

  4. wow! great job! I can't wait for 9.0 to come around! It will be cold winter and I will be inside...loving it! Thanks for sharing your experience!


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