Sunday, January 11, 2015

Bout of Books 12.0: Day 7 Wrap-Up

Uh, hey everyone.

As you can see, I haven't updated my progress on Bout of Books since the third day, but I finally have enough time to write an update.

---Daily Update---

Pages Read Since Last Update: Since I wrote last I read 245 pages of All These Lives and 21 pages of Monument 14: Savage Drift.
Pages Read In Total: Despite my lack of reading the past few days, I have read 1,211 pages in total during Bout of Books.
Books Finished Today: I finished All These Lives by Sarah Wylie.
What I'm Reading Next: I have finals next week, but whenever I have a free minute I am going to finish Monument 14: Savage Drift.
How Am I Feeling: To be completely honest, I am feeling pretty stressed for finals. :)

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That is basically how I felt the entire book. Either I was pissed off because I hated the whiny, self-centered main character, or I was crying over the heart-breaking sibling connection the characters in this book shared.

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This book, so far, has made me want to fall into the world again. I love these characters like they're my own and this storyline has me hooked. It took a second to remember what happened in the first two books (praise Emmy Laybourne for having a synopsis in the beginning) but all in all I'm excited to devour this read.

And that's all I have for you today. Can you believe that were already done!?

Until next time, fellow readers!

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Bout of Books 12.0: Day 3 Update

---Basic Update---

Pages Read Today: Today I read 336 pages
Pages Read In Total: I finished off day 3 with 945 pages total! Woohoo!
Books Finished Today: I started and finished Seconds...oh my god don't even get me started.
What I'm Reading Now: I think I am going to start All These Lives tomorrow, but I haven't decided yet.

---Gif Update---


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As you can tell, I loved this graphic novel. Not only was the storyline thought provocing but the art in it I am blown away. I loved the characters and the witty diologue and completely blew threw this book in one sitting. I want more...and am not ashamed to say that I have set all of my backgrounds on my computer and phone as Seconds stuff.

I'm going to have weird dreams tonight involving House Ghosts, mushrooms, and a cool tree.

See everyone tomorrow! Happy reading. :)

Bout of Books 12.0: Day 2 Challenges

I finally have time to particpate in challenges! Yes! Sadly, I didn't have time yesterday but today is a different story! Woohoo!

The two characters I chose for this challenge was Jeremiah Fisher from The Summer I Turned Pretty and Wren from Fangirl. Jere is one of my favorite characters of all time and I was so upset about how he got cast aside in The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy. I just want him to be happy! So, I decided to pair him with a character from one of my favorite books. Wren is a cutie pie. Although she made a few bad choices in Fangirl (Jeremiah made some poor decisions too) I still really like her as a character...and I kind of want to see a triple date of Conrad and Belly, Levi and Cath, and Jere and Wren. :)

Kinda want to read a fanfic of these characters now! 

Happy reading

Bout of Books 12.0: Day 2 Update

---Basic Update---

Pages Read Today: Today I read 218 today!
Pages Read In Total: At the end of day 2 I have read 609 pages total!
Books Finished Today: I finished The Pregnancy Project today!
What I'm Reading Now: Tomorrow is going to be busy for me but I am going to try and start Seconds.
How Am I Feeling: Pretty good! A little tired, put pretty good.

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This entire book can be summed up with these two gifs. Either I was bored and just wanted to finish (this book felt like reading a 218 page article...not a book) or I was proud of the main character for breaking stereotypes and being independent. Overall, this book was okay.

I need to head off to bed, so happy reading! :)

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Bout of Books 12.0: Day 1 Update

---Basic Update---

Pages Read Today: I read the entire book Splendor...and boy of boy. I have a lot to say! 391 pages for me.
Pages Read In Total: At the end of day 1, I have read 391 pages.
Books Finished Today: Today I finished Splendor by Anna Godbersen
What I'm Reading Now: I am going to pick up The Pregnancy Pact now! I'm so excited to read this one.
How Am I Feeling: Utterly pissed off. THIS BOOK HAS ME FEELING SO MANY EMOTIONS.

---Gif Update---

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Ah, this book had me crying, laughing, and then threw this hardcover against the room in anger(this actually happened). Oh my goodness, I need to vent to someone about the ending of this book. WHY!

Despite the end of this series being awful, I can't wait to read some more books this week! Woohoo, let's do this!

Sunday, January 4, 2015

TBR for Bout of Books 12.0

Hello fellow readers! I am back to post my to be read for the upcoming read-a-thon.I am currently running around like a chicken with it's head cut off...let's just say that this winter break has been pretty hectic! My life will not calm down much during Bout of Books so I am giving myself a long list of books with the hope that I'll read at least one page. Oh the joys of finals!
Because of my busy state, I didn't have time to take photos of the books I'm reading, so google photos are my friend!

Without further ado, here is my TBR for Bout of Books 12.0!

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The first book I am setting out for myself for bout of books 12.0 is All These Lives by Sarah Wylie. I recently bought this book from Book Outlet and have been wanted to read it. This book is 245 pages long.

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I have been dying to see this movie and have had to turn down many offers to go see it because I still haven't read this book. I'm hoping to knock this book off my list so that I can finally go see the film! This book is 422 pages long..I know nothing about this book right now so don't spoil anything for me if you have read it! :)

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 I picked this graphic novel up at a library sale that my town had and have been wanting to read it ever since. The art is beautiful and, since it's a short read, I think it would be perfect during this read a thon when I'm getting bored of reading!

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I read the first two books in this series in a day and have been dying to read the third book ever since. I have an obsession with this book and keep pushing it on friends of mine. The third book I am going to be reading is 306 pages long. I have yet to find someone else who shares this obsession with me but I hope to finish the series during this week! 

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I think that this book would be a good choice to read if I need something lighter this week (probably after reading Gone Girl). This book has honestly been on my stack of books to read for over a year. It's only 218 pages so I should power through it.

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I powered through the first three books in this series over Christmas break and I can't wait to finish off the series. This will probably be the first book I read during bout of books and I can't wait to see what happens to the characters. What can I say, this cheesy historical romance has me hooked! This book is the smallest in the series with only 391 pages. I hope it's as indulging as the first three were!

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The last book I have on my list for bout of books 12.0 is Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley. I read the Scott Pilgrim graphic novels by him a while ago and have been a huge fan of him ever since. He always seems to make me laugh and, when my brother handed this book to me, I have been wanting to read this. From just flipping through it I can tell I'm going to like this graphic novel!

Since there are quite a few books on that list I'm not sure which one's I will be reading, but I know that I will be excited with whichever ones I decided to pick up!

As always, happy reading! I'll talk to you again with my first Bout of Books 12.0 update! :)