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Bout of Books 14 – Recap
So close to achieving my willy nilly goal…
What’s Bout of Books?
While it is unfortunate that I wasn’t able to tackle my reading goals in Kurtagich’s The Dead House and LaMarche’s Don’t Fail Me Now, I still managed to finish a book in the week on track to read 4 ARCs this month for #ARCAugust. That being said, I’m so stoked that I chose to read TDH instead of The Scorpion Rules (well, actually, I’ll confirm this statement after I finish reading this book instead) because TDH stood as one of the better debuts I’ve read this year! Hype hype hype hype hype.
Una LaMarche’s “Don’t Fail Me Now” – # of pages: 127/288
Dawn Kurtagich’s “The Dead House“ – # of pages: 400/400
Shokugeki no Soma – # of pages: 21 (Chapter 131)
Saki – # of pages: 45 (Chapters 144-146)
I was only able to participate in the opening twitter chat and two of the earlier challenges:
Book Scavenger Hunt – Where my central theme for all the pictures taken were the colour “blue” influenced.
MASH (click to learn more about this childhood game) – …my results were as follows:
I’m an [Awkward] [Teacher at a fantastical school with all the knowledge but only speaks in riddles] who lives in [1844 Edinburgh] with [Camryn Bennett] and our [septuplet children]. When I’m not teaching, I travel around in my haunted [1958 Plymouth named Christine] with my bud [Christian Grey], mentor [Big Brother], and my [Pet Rock] hoping to not run into my sworn enemy, [Queen Levana].
I’d still consider this round of Bout a success since I haven’t actively participated in the twitter chat or challenge posts until this time around. What it really came down to is my attention span for contemporary reads; which is blergiahduashdah. That is all.
Until the next Bout or reading challenge–wait…#ARCAugust is still ongoing ahhhhhhh.
How did you do on your goals if you participated?