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Bout of Books 21 Recap!

Bout of BooksThe Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 8th and runs through Sunday, January 14th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 21 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

Here is how I fared this week:
Total books: 4

How did your Read-a-thon go?

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WWW Wednesday (64)

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The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?


Currently Reading Bee Season by Myla Goldberg, In The Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time by Peter Lovenheim, and Checkout Girl: A Life Behind the Register by Anna Sam

Recently Finished ReadingMajor Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Reading Next: October Sky by Homer Hickam and The Alienist by Caleb Carr

What is your WWW Wednesday?

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Bout of Books 21

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I’m determined to make the most out of the Bout of Books reading challenge this week and knock out books that have been on my TBR for far too long! I’m getting ahead of myself, let me have the organizers explain what’s about to go down:

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 8th  and runs through Sunday, January 14th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 21 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

Now that we are on the same page, are you ready to sign-up? Follow these steps to join in on the fun!

  1. Post on your site, Twitter, Google+, Goodreads, YouTube, Instagram or Facebook account and declare your intentions to join. It’s EASY. They ask you share info to help spread the word. Please link back to @boutofbooks!
  2. Add the direct link to your sign up post to the linky in the original post. You have until Tuesday, January 9th at 11:59pm CST to sign up. (If the linky is closed, you’re too late.)
  3.  Beginning January 8th, READ!

Here are the books I’m hoping to complete this week:

  • Bee Season by Myla Goldberg
  • Darker by E.L. James
  • In The Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time by Peter Lovenheim
  • Checkout Girl: A Life Behind the Register by Anna Sam

Happy Reading!

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2017 Recap and 2018 Goals!

Books Read: Checkout my GoodReads Update post to see all I read in 2017!

By the Numbers:

  • 105 Books Read
  • 32,393 Pages Read

2018 Goals :

  • 85 Books! (Reason for lowering is in yesterday’s post for my Strategic Plan)
  • Attend BookCon in New York City
  • Visit Powell’s in Portland, Oregon
  • Develop and Implement strong content marketing and social media plan! (Thanks to my new academic program in Interactive Media Studies 🙂 )

How was your 2017? What’s on tap for 2018?

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GoodReads Challenge Update (#4 2017)

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We are through 2017! As I upped my GoodReads Reading Challenge significantly to 85 this year, I have to keep myself in check and see how my progress is!

As we close out 2017, here is where I landed:

105/85 (123.5%) 

Here are the books I have read (and some reviewed) links to reviews OR Goodreads:

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