Bout of Books wrap-up

Bout of Books Sooooo here is my wrap-up for the Bout of Books read-a-thon! I had intended to participate more actively in the event, but unfortunately in the end I was too busy. I also think the read-a-thon was too big for my liking so I wasn’t sure where to begin… I kind of felt I wasn’t able to really connect to other participants (besides my friends who were also participating). Alas, but that’s just me personally!

Anyway, earlier on I stated my goals for the read-a-thon:

  • Finish Forbidden Colors by Yukio Mishima
  • Get to page 123 in Krabat by Otfried Preußler, because that means I’ll have finished the ‘first year’, in other words part one of the book

I’m happy to say… I succeeded at both my goals! I finished the first part of Krabat first, and then continued to struggle on with Forbidden Colors. I’m glad I finished that one, it was definitely a case of love and hate!

In total I read 376 pages. I stopped tracking the time at some point…


    • I definitely had fun 😀 But yeah, I guess overall I prefer smaller events where you can really get to know other participants… I did get a few really nice replies from ‘strangers’ on Twitter though so that was fun 😀

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