Monday, May 12, 2014

Bout of Books 10, Master Updatery Post

GOALS! Goals time. I hardly ever live up to my reading goals, but it's worth the good ole scout's, college, whatever try.
  1. Read three books (of any length)
  2. Read one book from my 2014 TBR Challenge stacks
  3. Visit and comment on at least 20 blogs from the list of participants
  4. Make two BookTube videos about my progress


Monday:
Pages read: 100
Books finished: None yet, but I'm working on The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri and LOVING it. 
Titles experienced: 1
Minutes read: 120

Tuesday:
Pages read: 163
Books finished: The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Titles experienced: The Namesake
Minutes read: 178

River City Reading's "Books You're Looking Forward To" challenge! 



1. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo. I downloaded a new translation and it's MUCH better.
2. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon. I can't keep starting and stopping!
3. The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman. Been on my Nook way too long!
4. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. See above.
5. A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Because I just HAD to have it and it sits unread. 



Wednesday:
Pages read: 119
Books finished:  None today.
Titles experienced: The Namesake, The Kitchen House
Minutes read: 140

Thursday:
Pages read: 121
Books finished: None today.
Titles experienced: The Namesake, The Kitchen House (DNF), The Enchanted
Minutes read: 127

Check out the "Spell It Out" challenge over at KimberlyFaye Reads! 




Friday:
Pages read: 100
Books finished: None today. 
Titles experienced: The Namesake, The Kitchen House, The Enchanted
Minutes read: 98 minutes

Saturday:
Pages read: 170
Books finished: The Enchanted, Sweet Tooth vol. 1
Titles experienced: The Namesake, The Kitchen House, The Enchanted, Sweet Tooth, The Name of the Wind
Minutes read: 90

Sunday:
Pages read: 234
Books finished: Sweet Tooth vol. 2
Titles experienced: The Namesake, The Kitchen House, The Enchanted, Sweet Tooth vol. 1, The Name of the Wind, Sweet Tooth vol. 2.
Minutes read: 120



Total pages read: 1,007
Total books finished: 4.5
All titles experienced: The Namesake, The Kitchen House, The Enchanted, Sweet Too vol. 1, Sweet Tooth vol. 2, The Name of the Wind
Total minutes read: 14.5 hours


12 comments:

  1. That is a great first day!! Hope you have another great one today!

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  2. Great first day! Glad you're enjoying your book!

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  3. I really loved The Namesake. The movie is also good.

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  4. Oh, I can't wait for you to read Americanah! It's one that totally swept me up from like page 3.

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  5. Good progress! Hopefully today picks up too.

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  6. Hope you are having fun! Looks like you got a lot of reading in yesterday. Good luck on the rest of the week.

    Angie
    My Bout of Books Goals and Challenges

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  7. Yay foe a great first day! What translation of Les Miserables did you download?

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  8. You are doing fantastic!

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  9. Kavalier and Clay! A Tale for the Time Being! Go go go!

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  10. I like your Spell It Out graphic! Thanks for playing along!

    Kim @ kimberlyfaye reads

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  11. Congrats on a great you week, you read some fantastic books! Looking forward to hearing what you think of Name of the Wind when you finish it :)

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