Scallywagathon TBR


Hosted by: Hardback Hoarder and Amanda from Read all the Books

Dates: 20-27

My Tbr:

5) CLAM BEFORE THE STORM: the first in a series- PJ: and the Lightning Thief

8) YO HO HO!:book that starts with ‘RRRR’-Red Dirt Road 3

A) MAROONED: Stand-alone- Eliza and her Monster

10) LANDLUBBER: a book with a character who is unlike you (race, religion, sexuality.-Damage Like Us

This may change because setting a TBR never stick with me. However we shall see. Anyone joining in let me know what your hoping to read for this week long readathon.

The House Cup Reading Challenge


Hosted by

Lauren from Lauren of Live, Love, Read

Kelsey from Kelsey’s Cluttered Bookshelf

Alex from Book Daisy Reviews

Erica from Escape Under the Cover

The House Cup Reading Challenge runs from Sunday, October 15, to Sunday, November 12. During this challenge, you will progress from a first-year to seventh-year Hogwarts student by completing seven books on your TBR list. In addition to the main challenge, you will have opportunities to earn even more points by participating in the themed bonus challenges and tweeting with the challenge hashtag on Twitter. But more on that later! To sign-up and find out more about the challenges visit one of the hosts blogs.

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Name: Chelsea

Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw

Wind Type: cypress wood,unicorn hair, 10 3/4 in length, surprisinly swishy flexibility

Pet: barn owl

Favorite Subject: charms

Favorite Teacher: Minerva McGonagall

 

My Challenge:

Gryffindor: Read a book with an epic hero/heroine-THE GREAT HUNT
Hufflepuff: Read a book that contains a strong friendship-
Ravenclaw: Read a book that revolves around a mystery-SLEEPING GIANTS
Slytherin: Read a book set in a dystopian world-
Astronomy Class: Read a book set in outer space-STARFLIGHT
Care of Magical Creatures: Read a book that features an animal or magical/mythical creature-
Tri-Wizard Tournament: Read a book that includes a competition-CARAVAL
Occlumency: Read a book about a character with magical abilities or superpowers-TOUCH OF POWER
Death Eater: Read a book told from the POV of a villain-
Platform 9 3/4: Read a book that features travel-
Time Turner: Read a book set in the future or past
Fantastic Beasts: Read a spin-off to a beloved series
Dumbledore’s Army: Buddy-read a book with a friend or group

I want to do as many as I can so well see how this goes. If you have suggestions on some other books for the challenges please let me know in the comments thanks.

 

Readathon: Bout of Books 17


Its that time of year again for Bout of Books 17 here’s some information below.

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 22nd and runs through Sunday, August 28th 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 17 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

Now when it comes to TBRs I suck at them so I don’t go through the trouble of doing those. I may do the daily challenges that sometime happens and

PROGRESS:

M-August 22 

Books: Infinite by Jodi Medows (book 3)

page count: 74

page total: 74

book finished: 0

T-August 23

  1. book: infinite by Jodi Meadows 

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S-August 28

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Okay now that all the prep work is done is anyone else going to sign up. This is a  fun way to get gets some books read, do some challenge, and interact with other people. Let me know if your joining in until then keep reading.

 

 

Tome Topple Readathon


Hosted by: Thoughts of Tomes

Dates: June 6-19

Theme: to read as many big books that being a book 500 pages or over. There are challenges however you don’t have to do them just read as many big books pages wise or get one big book done. Which should be fun task in two weeks.

If you would like to do the challenges:

1. Read more than one tome (500+ pages)
2. Take a graphic novel break (doesn’t need to be over 500 pages!)
3. Read a tome that is part of a series
4. Read over 500 pages in one week
5. Read an adult novel

Am not overall trying for the challenge I would like to get through at least two or three of my big books TBR.

On my list:

  • Chaos Walking by Patrick Ness (Ask and the Answer & Monster of Men)
  • The Diviners by Libba Bray

These are the three I’ll be forcing on should be a fun time. I think though that since I have at least two on audio I may get through them faster. Plus if I can get the Chaos Walking I have would have one challenge complete which would be total awesome.

Anyone else going to try this read-a-thon its a great way to try and get over a fear for big books plus get them off your TBR. Plus if you go to thought of tomes there is a giveaway happening if you want to try for a book.

 

RYBSAT fail


So I said I was going to read some contemporary last week and I did for one day. Then I don’t know what happened. Okay I know what happened I got detracted. By my TBR. I for some reason decided it was time to organize my ebooks, hardbacks, and paperbacks. So now that I’ve started that projector takes a lot of time. 

However I did start a new book. Which I really shouldn’t for I have enough am currently reading. But I was in the mood to read Pushing the Limits Katie McGarry and that’s what am doing. 

So sorry RYBAT for trying not so much. Getting distracted happens a lot with me and my reading suffers. 

Time for RYBSAT


These is an event that is through the 19-25 where you pick a place on your bookshelf and read those books.

I want to go contemporary for none other reason then that I need to. I have a TBR which should surprise anyone who knows me and how I never stick to them. Anyway like I said I picked four contemporaries for the week long read-a-thon and they consist of.

  

 

  1. I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella
  2. Shut Out by Kody Keplinger
  3. Fixing Delilah by Sarah Ockler
  4. Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson

All these books I’ve been wanting to read and so now is better than later. If I can finish these four I’ll be happy but if I just finish one I’ll be okay with.

Anyone else doing the RYBSAT this coming week if so let me know which books you would like to get through.

Bout of books Update


Yes am doing Bout of books 15 it’s a new year and a good time to do a read a thon. If you don’t know what the bout of books is will 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, January 4th and runs through Sunday, January 10th 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 15 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team.

So my goal is to pretty much page count then finishing books. If I can get over 1000 words I’ll be very proud. Plus as a. Bonus of getting though 3 books. So here’s being hopefully. My book choices will probably be short books to help me out.

Day 1:

Books: Eternity in Death, Reboot

Page count:3 hours 27mins, 28

Finished: Eternity in Death

Challenge: hosted by Lori @ Writing Your Own Fairy Tale 

would you rather lend to someone who dog-ears pages or to someone who reads with cheesy Cheetos fingers? Dog-ears for I don’t mind them to me they add character.

would you rather be able to meet one character of your choice or meet one author of your choice? Character cause either way I would probably be tongue tied. So it would be a hi then bye.

would you rather never be allowed in a book store again or never be allowed in a library again? Book store because I love buying books to much, and I want a library.

would you rather have to choose one of your favorite character to die in their book or have to pick one of your favorite couple break up in their book? Well since most of the time my favorite characters are side characters. They get killed off anyway.

Would you rather be required to read Twlight once a year for the rest of your life or The Scarlet Letter once a year for the rest of your life? Twlight since I’ve read the series and don’t mind going back into the world of sparkle vampires.

Day 2:

Books: Passenger, Reboot

Page count:2-hours 5-mins,6pages

total page count: 5hrs 32

finished: 0

Day 3:

Books: passenger 

Page count: 3mins 36 sec 

Finished: 0

Day4:

Books: passenger 

Page count:1 hr 42 mins 

Finished: 0

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I know that plenty of people on here do the read a thon and I wish you all the best of luck.

Friday Read including TBR Takedown 2.0 


yes am still trying to read even if it’s slow going. My current read is Cruel Beauty a Beauty and the Beast Retelling by Rosamund Hodge. Am only a little over 100 pages and waiting for more. I’ll most likely be reading this during the TBR Takedown because I know I won’t finish it today. 

And speaking of Takedown TBR 

  
Up above is my TBR pile that I can hopefully will get through. the read-a-thon last from the 25th to the 31st.  The first two books in the Under the Never Sky are re-reads. Hopefully I can get through them so that I can finally see how it ends in Into the Still Blue. Maybe Somday will be my second Colleen Hoover book. Hope to enjoy it. And I’ve already said my peace on Cruel Beauty so wish me luck. 

On this read-a-thon am doing a page count  instead of books. Reason being I’ll probably just read a little here and there It would be simpler. So anyway like I said wish me luck on these and let me know if your joining in. If you are use the #tbrtakedown on Twitter to find others who are joining in. 

Cram-A-Thon: Anyone Joining in?


It’s happening this weekend from the 10th to the 13th, and the point is to read short books in those three days. However I cram all the books I’ve been currently reading during the week. So these weekend am sticking to books that am slowly getting through. Since I have a couple more days before the cram a thon happens am not making a list. But if you follow me on Twitter you’ll see what I’ll be reading.

So is anyone up for a mini read-a-thon let me know in the comments below and what books you’ll try and get through. Until next time everyone keep reading.  🙂

#TBRtakedown Wrap Up


So this is what I been up to. Shannon of Leaning lights from YouTube had a read-a-thon from the 1st to 7th in June called TBRtakedown. There was challenges however I decide to read some of my forever current reads instead. So this is my process over the week.

Day 1:

Books:Throne of Glass

Total pages read: 204

Day 2:

Books: Throne of Glass

Pages read: 89

Total page count: 293

Day 3:

Books: Throne of Glass, The Summer I Turned Pretty

Pages read:301

Books finished: Throne of Glass, The Summer I Turned Pretty

Day 4:

Books: Hopeless

Pages read: 438

Books finished: Hopeless

Day 5:

Book: Her Dark Curiosity

Pages read: 96

Total count: 534

Day 6:

Books: Ceremony in Death, Her Dark Curiosity, An Ember in the Ashes, Its not summer without you

Pages read: 58

total count: 592

Day 7:

Book: Her Dark Curiosity

Pages read: 8

Total count: 584

So as you can see I did pretty good reading in a week with three books done with. I started some that now will be on current reads, but hopefully I can finish them off soon. Especially Her Dark Curiosity by Megan Shephard. Fingers crossed. Did anyone else participate? if so let me know how you did. Until next time happy reading. 🙂

Finished:

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