Okay, I’m In: Bout of Books 10

Posted May 2, 2014 by Heather in Read-a-thons / 5 Comments

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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, May 12th and runs through Sunday, May 18th 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 10 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog.

Yep, I’m in.

This readathon is more up my alley because it’s a week long and I have the house mostly to myself Monday-Friday until 3pm (three cheers for kids being in school!). I’ll still have to break for dinner-making and time with Eric in the evening, but I’ll get a ton of reading done during the day.

Not sure if I’ll be participating in any of the mini-challenges–I’ll play it by ear and see how I feel about doing them when the time comes. I’ll be spending more time on Twitter for this readathon, though (more = any at all), and visiting more blogs (more = any at all) than I did for the 24 hour readathon. Week long readathons mean I have more time to do things like that and still get a lot of reading done.

I’ll be putting together a list of books I’d like to read and including it in my master post when the readathon starts on May 12th.

Who else will be joining me for Bout of Books 10?


  • I’ll be joining ya!
    It seems to be that during any readathon I have work or church meetings on. This time around is no exception 🙁 But I will still get a bit of reading done on the road & hopefully in the evenings. Catch ya on Twitter.

    • Heather


  • Yes, that is exactly why this is my favorite read-a-thon. I’m sure I’ll do Dewey’s again, but the pace of a week-long event is just way more my style.

  • sj


  • I would join you for Bout of Books but it’s our last week of homeschooling. 🙁 Maybe next time. I can’t wait to see your stack!