Thursday, May 15, 2014

Bout of Books 10.0: Day Three Wrap-Up

Today was definitely a better day. I didn't have a headache or a migraine when I woke up, and I was able to get some reading done. And some writing done, I haven't been able to write the last two days which tends to make me just argh.

Anyway - today was a good reading and writing day. And there was also an awesome twitter chat, I love twitter chats, if you haven't checked one out there's one on Saturday, check out the Bout of Books blog for more info.

Number of books read today: 2

Total number of books read: 5

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos (Theodosia Throckmorton #1) by R.L. LaFevers (finished - 292 pages)
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (started and finished - 235 pages)

Books currently-reading:
The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) by Brandon Sanderson (didn't read any more, oops, saved it for last and then hello migraine)
Quiet by Susan Cain (also no, non-fiction is definitely slower)
All Our Yesterdays (All Our Yesterdays #1) by Cristin Terrill (start - 102 pages)

Number of pages read today: 629

Total number of pages read: 1,697

Kind of accidentally picked up All Our Yesterdays, and I love when that happens, but I'm 100 pages in and not sure how I'm feeling about it - it's interesting and a pretty fast read, but we'll see. (There was some like high school drama-esque stuff, hopefully that doesn't come back, I just - no. I mean some people like that, and power to you, but I personally just want to shoot the characters normally).

Theodosia I had a hard time getting into, but it was a really fast read and I started to really enjoy it towards the end. Also - Egyptian mythology, especially added with ancient artifacts, I am normally down for, it's a weakness.

American Born Chinese was really good and kind of oddly adorable, really like it.

(Fun fact, if you're interested, on top of those 600+ words, I wrote 6.8k. I don't know how this happened, it's all a little blurry).

Anyway - I hope your day was good. How did it go? Did you get reading done? Remember: flailing, not failing!


  1. Glad there was no headaches! Yay!! I read All our Yesterdays and mostly enjoyed it. It was good, definitely some moments I didn't care for overall, and it was definitely weird. I gave it a 3 on GoodReads, but said 3.5 in my sentence review. Hope you like it.

    1. Yeah I'm about halfway through it now and kind of feeling a little 'eh' about it. We'll see by the end, but I'm enjoying most of what I'm reading. Also - definitely yay no headaches. :)

  2. Hooray for no headaches! And WOW, 5 books so far? You're rocking this! Keep it up!

    1. Thanks! And seriously no headaches is the best. :)

  3. I'm reading Mistborn too! What a coincidence. Lol and boo for headaches they can be such a bother sometimes. But hey, you've got a lot more pages read than I do! I'm a little jelly. :P Keep up the good work!

    1. Mistborn! How far are you? I'm at about 200 pages, taking it slow because it's just so good. And headaches do suck.
      And don't be jealous, you're still doing good! Flailing, never failing. :D

    2. I'm about 220ish pages in, so we're about at the same place. That's funny. I've had a busier day than I was expecting so I haven't been able to actually sit down and read it much today. So sad! ): But you're right, it's brilliant! :D I love it.
      I'm sorry you had to deal with one of those annoying things.
      And thank you! No failing, yay!! :D Haha!

    3. Whoo about same place! Ha. Yeah, those busier days can hit with no warning, but tomorrows a new day! And Mistborn is amazing...
      Good luck for tomorrow, happy reading. :D