Bout of Books
Bout of Books is a week long read-a-thon that begins at 12:01 AM on Monday, May 9 and ends on Sunday, May 15, 2016.  Bout of Books is organized by Amanda at On a Book Bender and Kelly at Reading the Paranormal. This is a worldwide event that encourages our love of reading. Bout of Books is low-pressure. Throughout the week, there will be challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize. You can read one book or twenty or just check in on the challenges and giveaways. If you think this sounds like something you’d like to check out, click HERE for all the information and to sign up.
I participated in Bout of Books in 2014. I like this reading challenge because it is extremely low-key and there are usually lots of fun challenges and giveaways. As of now, I don’t have a lot going on that week, so I’m hoping to be able to devote a lot of time to catching up on my reading. 

These are the books I’ll (hopefully) be reading for Bout of Books….in no particular order.
THE NIGHTINGALE – I’ve been wanting to read this since it came out. This is my “for me” choice.
I LET YOU GO – This is supposed to be one of the big books of the summer. 
MISSING PIECES – This one has been in my pile for much too long. 
MODERN GIRLS – I love this premise and there have been some great reviews for it. 
And I have a few books I’m trying to get finished…..

BEING MORTAL – I am finding this book really fascinating, but it’s going a little slow for me.
FIND THE GOOD: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small Town Obituary Writer – I’m enjoying the stories and life lessons in this short read.
A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN – This was my First Book of 2016 and yes, I’m still reading it. I read a bit and then put it aside for awhile. It’s not a page-turner, but when I do read it, I enjoy it. 
This is definitely a huge list for me to read in just seven days. But, I am hoping that with the motivation of other readers and these great book choices, I’ll be excited to read.
Feel free to follow me on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter where I’ll be posting any updates on my Bout of Books challenge. I’ll try to do a wrap-up post once I’m done and definitely post some reviews. 
A post from today, 7 years ago – A Weekend Recap 
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  1. Cynthia on May 8, 2016 at 8:39 am

    The Nightingale is the BEST!! I absolutely adored this book. Good luck with Bout of Books!

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