Thursday, August 20, 2015

Bout of Books: Day 4: Challenge

This challenge is found here with the rules: Kimberly Faye Reads

So here are my picks for this challenge, I hope you enjoy! :)



We will start with the summer since that is the season we are in now:

This book is summer time for me here in Kansas. We get to spend our warm, humid nights with these little lightening bugs, it makes for beautiful scenery and they don't tend to mess with you, they just give you a pretty show, they are performers of the best kind, I'd say ;)




From here we will go in order, so next is Autumn, my favorite season!

It rains a lot here in the Autumn and the leaves are beautiful when they are changing, so this was the best depiction of fall for me!



Winter is next:

We don't tend to get a ton of snow, but we do get some and most of the houses are decorated similar to this for most of the winter season, so this was a good cover to depict how winter is for us here.



And finally Spring, my other favorite season:

I grew up spending a ton of time on my grandparents farm especially during the summer and granted we didn't have a swing like this, we still had so much fun and this swing reminds me of fun that can be had when you are growing up. So, this is my spring book cover.


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Bout of Books 14: Day 3: Recap

Good afternoon everyone! :)

So on day 3, better known as Wednesday of the Bout of Books Read-a-thon, I had a pretty busy day, but I still managed to read from page 77 to 250 in Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles. So that is a total of 173 for the day and a total of 496 pages for the week, so far.

Look out for more posts and challenges the rest of the week. :)



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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Bout of Books 14: Day 3 Challenge

Here is where you'll find the challenge: Rocky Top Real Talk

She has all of the rules posted, please if you are in the bout of books read a ton, go ahead and check it out. :)

Here is my photo for the challenge:

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Bout of Books 14: Day 2 Recap

I had a ton of homework to do today, so I wasn't able to read any today :( tomorrow I hope tho!



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Monday, August 17, 2015

Bout of Books 14: Day 2 Challenge

Day 2 challenge is here: The Book Monster.

Here are my answers :)

1. A book that begins with B: Babe in Boyland by Jody German








2.A book I'm going to read during the read-a-thon: Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles








3. A Blue Book: A Fault in Our Stars by John Green








4. Books from favorite genre: A whole stack of them, I will give names and authors if anyone needs to know, so just ask. :)










5. My full TBR Shelves: I have 3 shelves full of books I need to read.










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Bout of Books 14: Day 1 Recap

I read so much today, I just had some major downtime and I decided that reading was the best way to fill my time.

Starting out the day I cracked open A Hot Glue Gun Mess by Mr. Kate. Such a great book! I loved that it was just different stories with corresponding DIY projects at the end of each story. I totally adore Mr. Kate, I watch her YouTube videos and Snapchat, she is so funny! I say check this book out, it is worth it.

I read all 246 pages of this book early on in the day.

After that I picked up Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles. I love the back and forth between chapters, I love dual view books. I like that she isn't tied to being politically correct in writing this book. Also, she is speaking about real life things that actually happen to lots of people. So far, good book.

I read 77 pages today of this book.

That brings me to a total of: 323 pages for today! :)


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Bout of Books: 14: TBR List

I am not sure I will get through all of these, I just want to have options.

1. A Hot Glue Gun Mess by Mr. Kate
2. Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
3. My Life in Black and White by Natasha Friend
4. The Year We left Home by Jean Thompson
5. Just Kids by Patti Smith
6. Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
7. Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr
8. The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler
9. What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
10. Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Farris



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This Week's Playlist: 08/17-08/23

Here is this weeks playlist:

1. Janie's Got a Gun - Areosmith
2. King of Anything - Sara Bareilles
3. When a Womans Fed Up - R. Kelly
4. This is What Rock and Roll Looks Like - Porcelain Black & Lil' Wayne
5. You're Beautiful - James Blunt
6. Breathless - Corinne Bailey Rae
7. Rock it 'Til You Drop it - Fefe Dobson
8. Kiss 'n Tell - Ke$ha
9. Close Your Eyes - Meghan Trainor
10. Stuck Like Glue - Sugarland


Hope you enjoy! :)





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Bout of Books 14: Fictional World Travel Challenge!

Here is my challenge from Between Library Shelves:


1. P.S. I Love You - Cecelia Ahern [Ireland]
2. Various Positions - Martha Schabas [Canada]
3. Stolen: A Letter to my Captor - Lucy Christopher [Australia]
4. The Summer Book - Tove Jansson [Finland]
5. Extras [Uglies #4] - Scott Westerfeld [Japan]
6. The Secret Garden - Francis Hodgson Burnett [India]





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Sunday, August 9, 2015

This Weeks Playlist: 08/09 - 08/16

This playlist is compiled of songs that are currently being played in a playlist on my iPhone. Enjoy. :)

1. Glory Box - Portishead
2. Landslide - Oh Wonder
3. Nice & Slow - Usher
4. Twice - Little Dragon
5. The Party & The After Party - The Weeknd
6. Promise - Ciara
7. Shake it Out - Florence & the Machine
8. Remember Me - Wiz Khalifa & The Weeknd
9. Any Time, Any Place - Janet Jackson
10. Finally Moving - Pretty Lights


That's it. I wish there were more, but not this week.
Have a great Monday and the rest of your week everyone! :)


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Bout of Books Read-A-Thon: 14

Starting on the 17th we will be starting another read-a-thon... I am so excited! :)

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, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23rd in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 14 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team

Bout of Books

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