Monday, 16 January 2012

Bout of Books 3.0 Readathon: Wrap Up

It might not yet have for you, but for me the Bout of Books readathon has officially ended. With just minutes to spare to midnight, I have finished my final read!

I would like to thank everyone that participated in my Cover Challenge. Thirty of you did, and it totally made my week! I hope you all had fun this Bout of Books (:

Before starting the readathon I set a few goals for myself. Let's see how I did!

The goals:
  • Meet a lot of new people Okay, I didn't meet a lot of new people. But I did get to talk to some pretty awesome ones.
  • Have awesome Twitter conversations Done
  • Host a successful challenge *fingers crossed* Yay, totally succeeded on that one! Thank you all for the feedback (:
  • Read a big bunch of my owned to be read books I read two owned books and one for review
  • Have lots of fun Check!
Four books of the following:
  • Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder
  • Birth of a Killer by Darren Shan
  • Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick
  • Passion by Lauren Kate
  • Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  • City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
  • Added: Burnt Offerings by Laurell K Hamilton
And for old times sake, here are my two final updates!

Saturday Update
Number of pages I’ve read today: 169
Total number of pages I’ve read: 723
Total number of books read: 2
Books started/continued with/finished today: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Today #insixwords: Yay, I finally finally finished Shiver (okay, I'm sorry I cheated here, had a big lack of inspiration)

Sunday Update
Number of pages I’ve read today: 158
Total number of pages I’ve read: 881
Total number of books read: 3
Books started/continued with/finished today: Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder
Today #insixwords: Readathon over, going to miss it!


Vicky @ Books, Biscuits & Tea said...

You finished Touch of Power, yee-haw! I still need to read that one. :)
I'm glad you guys had fun! x x x

Amanda @ On a Book Bender said...

Glad you were able to accomplish your goals! :)

Celine said...

Yeah I did, it was really good ^^ I hope you will enjoy it too when you read it <3

Celine said...

Yeah, I'm pretty proud that I did. There was a lot of stuff going on but I still managed to read quite a bit (:

Pepca said...

Congratulations on achieving your goals! I'm going to miss the readathon, too :) - it's such a great motivation to read. Well, till next time... 

Celine said...

Thanks! Yeah, it really helps to breeze through some books.. Oh well, there are a lot more readathons in our future!

Hannah said...

Oh woot, just noticed you used the same update template as I did :D
I did my best on your cover challenge, I didn't know a lot of the books but it's nice to take part anyway! 

Kristilyn (Reading In Winter) said...

Awesome job! I love readathons, too, and am going to miss it, but I'll just have to keep reading and maybe another one will come up! Glad you had fun. :)

Celine said...

Haha, yeah, I kind of stole it. Thank you for participating anyway, even if you didn't get them all (:

Celine said...

If you're really desperate (as I am) you can try the Wicked Winter Readathon. I can guarantee you it will be fun!

Shirley Deeds said...

Yay! You accomplished your goals and had fun. That's the most important part. ;)

Celine said...

Haha, yep. I hope everyone enjoyed it ^^

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