Friday, August 16, 2013

Dog Days of Summer and Bout of Books 8.0...Read-a-Thons, Baby!


The Dog Days of Summer Read-a-Thon is hosted by The Estella Society. It's 48 hours starting tomorrow and runs for 48 hours. Official start time is 8:00am EST so that makes it 7:00am CST my time. We'll see if I can get up that early. I do have some plans tomorrow....haircut, going to see Elysium with mom, etc....but once I get home it's reading time! Here's what I want to read:

-The Tudor Conspiracy,C.W. Gortner
-The Talisman, Stephen King
-Under the Dome, Stephen King
-City of Bones, Cassandra Clare

I realize I won't be able to read them all, but looky here...another read-a-thon...

Bout of Books
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, August 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th 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. For all Bout of Books 8.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team
I'll post my official goal list on Sunday!

Yay for read-a-thons!!!

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  1. Oh silly me - I didn't even notice until just now that we could go straight from one readathon to another!

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  2. I'm doing both of them as well!! Good luck with your reading this weekend!! And, let me know what you think about Elysium! I'm so intrigued by that one!!

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  3. Gina, a book dragonAugust 17, 2013 at 12:09 AM

    Good luck with your Dog Days of Summer read-a-thon! I didn't realize it was 48 hours...looks like I can do it

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  4. I'm looking forward to your Bout of Books list!

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  5. I'm doing both too, it should be an excellent reading week :)
    Good luck meeting all of your goals!

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