Friday, May 5, 2017

Bout of Books 19 Starting Line

 Bout of Books
Bout of Books 19 is here! Check out the Bout of Books blog to see the ins and outs of what to expect from this read-a-thon. Reminders for the daily challenges (if you wish to participate), Twitter chats, etc will be posted to keep you in the loop. Now, let's get our read on!

Time Devoted to Reading
I will be dedicating the entire week to reading. As usual, I'm also being my writerly self and promoing and writing a couple of books. So...yeah.

My Goals
  • Read
  • Have fun!
  • Don't stress
Books to Read
  • Review requests
    • In His Hands by Adriana Anders - READ
  • Series started before 2017 (for 2017 Series Tracking):
    • Cyborg Sizzle by Cynthia Sax
      • Chasing Mayhem - READ & REVIEWED
    • Dragons of Preor by Celia Kyle
      • Taulan - READ & REVIEWED
      • Kozav - READ & REVIEWED
    • Dukes Behaving Badly by megan Frampton
      • When Good Earls Go Bad - READ
    • Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon
      • Prison Planet Barbarian - READ & REVIEWED
    • Lords of Deliverance by Larissa Ione
      • Hades - READ & REVIEWED
      • Z - READ
    • Phoenix Adventures by Anna Hackett
      • Through Uncharted Space - READ & REVIEWED
    • Purgatory by Cynthia Eden
      • Marked by the Vampire - READ & REVIEWED
      • Deal with the Devil - READ
    • Shifters Unbound by Jennifer Ashley
      • Primal Bonds - READ & REVIEWED
      • Perfect Mate - READ
    • Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries by Angie Fox
      • Dog Gone Ghost - READ & REVIEWED
  • Rereads (for 2017 Series Tracking):
    • Alien Abduction by Eve Langlais
      • Mercenary Abduction - READ (no review)
      • Heroic Abduction - READ (no review)
      • Holiday Abduction - READ (no review)
      • Reader Abduction - READ (no review)
Updates
5/8
Number of books I’ve read today: 2
Total number of books I’ve read: 2
Books read: Chasing Mayhem, Mercenary Abduction
Today #insixwords: Cyborgs and aliens do it better!
Things I learned on Twitter: Twitter chat! Yasssss! Lots of book recs and bookish talk. LOVELY!
Final Tally: One deadly duo and one set of Galactic Lovebirds.

5/9
Number of books I’ve read today: 2
Total number of books I’ve read: 4
Books read: Prison Planet Barbarian, Heroic Abduction
Today #insixwords: Can't get enough of that sci-fi!
Things I learned on Twitter: I had my sick baby niece with me today and didn't spend much time online AT ALL. BUT, I did watch a metric fuckton of Paw Patrol and now have the theme song stuck in my head.
Final Tally: One surly blue alien and one sometimes heroic mercenary.

5/10
Number of books I’ve read today: 3
Total number of books I’ve read: 7
Books read: Taulan, Holiday Abduction, Kozav
Today #insixwords: More Sci-Fi for my reading pleasure!
Things I learned on Twitter: Another day with the sick kiddo. I'm getting my reading time in, but not much else.
Final Tally: One damaged hero, one purple hottie, and one star-crossed love.

5/11
Number of books I’ve read today: 3
Total number of books I’ve read: 10
Books read: In His Hands, Through Uncharted Space, Reader Abduction
Today #insixwords: Another successful reading day. With coffee.
Things I learned on Twitter: ALL THOSE ALIENS! *sigh* I do love my aliens. I think I might be out of them, though. TERRIBLE.
Final Tally: One damaged couple, one dangerous treasure hunt, one purple alien

5/12
Number of books I’ve read today: 3
Total number of books I’ve read: 13
Books read: Primal Bonds, Dog Gone Ghost, Marked by the Vampire
Today #insixwords: So much paranormal goodness for me!
Things I learned on Twitter: Gonna be honest, I haven't been online much AT ALL this Bout of Books. But I have gotten a lot of reading done, so...TRADE-OFF!
Final Tally: One Guardian and his mate, one perky ghost hunter, and one powerful vamp

5/13
Number of books I’ve read today: 3
Total number of books I’ve read: 16
Books read: Deal with the Devil, Hades, Z
Today #insixwords: Hot demons and devils! OH MY!
Things I learned on Twitter: Y'all are GREAT chatters! FOR REALS!
Final Tally: One tangled up paranormal, one surly jailer, one starcrossed love

5/14
Number of books I’ve read today: 2
Total number of books I’ve read: 18
Books read: When Good Earls Go Bad, Perfect Mate
Today #insixwords: So it comes to an end.
Things I learned on Twitter: I can say with all honesty I was not online much AT ALL today. Mostly, I was being all adult-y. Blech.
Final Tally: One meticulous earl and one mate-bonded pair

Final Thoughts: Another Bout of Books has come and gone and I had SUCH FUN. Seriously. I enjoy how excited everyone gets and ALL THOSE BOOK RECS! Hoo-Boy! So much bookish goodness!

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