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Bout of Books 23 TBR

It is Bout of Books time again! It has been a long time since I last took part in a readathon and just as that thought crossed my mind I noticed it was only one week until Bout of Books. Perfect timing! If you don’t already know Bout of Books is a readathon that occurs… Continue reading Bout of Books 23 TBR

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Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 2

Day 2 of the week long Bout of Books reathathon is now over so here is my progress so far. On Tuesday I didn't get as much of The Historian read as I expected but I did pick out an audiobook so I could keep making reading progress at work. That audiobook was 20,000 Leagues… Continue reading Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 2

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Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 1

So, I have survived day 1 of Bout of Books! If you want to take part but haven’t signed up yet today is the last day to do so. Check out their website to join in. My first day of Bout of Books didn't go too badly. I felt rather accomplished because I set aside some planned… Continue reading Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 1

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Bout of Books 21: TBR

I orginally was going to give Bout of Books a miss this month but I have been on such a good reading kick this week I though why not? It couldn't hurt to sign up, right? I was planning on reading a lot anyway. If you don’t already know Bout of Books is a readathon… Continue reading Bout of Books 21: TBR

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2018 Reading Goals and Blogging Resolutions

Happy New Year! And, to the pile of new followers I somehow got during the Christmas break when I wasn't blogging, welcome. A new year means new targets for the year, bookish resolutions and lots of general reflections on the past blogging year so here are my bookish resolutions for 2018. Read 105 Books I… Continue reading 2018 Reading Goals and Blogging Resolutions

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Reading 23 Books in a Month? (Week 1 wrap up & week 2 TBR)

It is week 2 of my attempt to read 23 books in a month. If you dont know already: I was challenged to read 100 books this year and life got in the way so I fell horribly behind in my reading. Now to beat the challenge I have to read almost a book a… Continue reading Reading 23 Books in a Month? (Week 1 wrap up & week 2 TBR)

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Reading 23 Books in a Month? (Update & Week 1 TBR)

So I have to read 23 books to meet my yearly GoodReads reading challenge goal of 100 books. This was originally 24 books but since my last post on this subject I finished another book. I am normally very good at reading constantly but this year I bought a house, adopted a cat and been… Continue reading Reading 23 Books in a Month? (Update & Week 1 TBR)

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Can I Read 24 Books in a Month?

A Quick Reading Challenge Update: So at the start of this year I decided to set myself a reading target of 100 books. My mother dared me to do it because I read 75 books last year easily. And the challenge hasn't gone very well. It is now November and I have to read 24… Continue reading Can I Read 24 Books in a Month?

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Spook Stock Halloween Readathon!

It is almost time for my readathon!!! If you dont already know, I announced during the summer my plans to host my own Halloween themed readathon called Spook Stock. The goal of Spook Stock is to celebrate Halloween, horror and all things dark and spooky. The horror section has been disappearing from bookshops in recent… Continue reading Spook Stock Halloween Readathon!

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Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 2

Continuing my trend of sucking at Bout of Books this August, I bring you the wrap up for Day 2. I was off work again, and that means more distraction and wanting to do anything but read. My Tuesday was spent getting some retail therapy in and instagramming things. On the bright side though I… Continue reading Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 2